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What Nepal can learn from China about COVID-19

Guangzhou at rush hour this week. China’s experience in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a debate about whether…

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Covid-19, Nepal and the hygiene hypothesis

Historical sites like Kathmandu Darbar Squares looked deserted as Nepalis chose to stay indoors amidst COVID-19 pandemic scare. Photo: ALISHA…

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From Hubei to Kharipati

The Nepal Airlines Airbus 330 at Wuhan airport on 16 February to bring back 175 Nepali students. All photos: ABIHINAV…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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The day of pangolins

Photo: TULSHI LAXMI SUWAL Covid-19, the renamed Novel Coronavirus started at a wet market in Wuhan and has already taken the lives of…

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Coronavirus outbreak may curb wildlife trafficking

Pangolin that escaped from a community forest in Sankhuwasaba district in June 2019 rolls into its scales for safety before…

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Why Nepal must watch Coronavirus, but not panic

The worldwide spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The ongoing outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus in China, also called the Wuhan…