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Vaccines are crucial

Nepal must reach out to vaccine producing countries and remind them of the importance of mass immunisation. Read the full…

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Prevention while searching for a cure

Photo: BIKRAM RAI With no proven cure or vaccine available yet for COVID-19, various treatments with no proven benefits and potential…

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Remembering a pandemic 100 years ago

American Red Cross volunteers carrying a Spanish Flu victim in 1919. Photo: RED CROSS The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to…

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This is a test

A quarantine zone at Nepal Army’s headquarters in Tundikhel. Photo: BIKRAM RAI By now the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected…

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A shot in the arm for vaccines in Nepal

Photo : UNICEF Last month, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published a study of the successful trial of…