Ophthalmologists warn of vision loss from SHAPUBy Mahima Devkota
Ophthalmologists have warned that Seasonal hyperacute panuveitis (SHAPU) an eye disease can be fatal and severe enough to lose the eyesight within 48 hours of contraction if not contact the doctor at the earliest.
Bagmati Province running out of COVID-19 vaccine, only 1,800 doses remaining in HetaudaBy Mahima Devkota
All the COVID-19 vaccines that have been supplied to Bagmati Province are being cleared out. Of the 2,468,700 doses, total vaccines supplied, only 1,800 in the Heatuda district are remaining. According to Bade Babu Thapa, Senior Pharmacist of the supply management branch under the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), a total of 480,000 Covishield, 1,691,100 of Vero Cell, and 297,600 of Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been supplied to Bagamti Province, in 10 districts, by the central storage so...
4.4 million doses of Vero Cell arriving from China by Saturday, 18+ age groups likely to be vaccinatedBy Mahima Devkota
The 4.4 doses of Vero-Cell COVID-19 vaccines will be arrived in Nepal by Saturday from China. It has been said that 18 plus age groups and most districts are likely to be incorporated in the vaccination drive.
Suicide rate increases by 14.2% in a year, province 1 has highest suicide casesBy Mahima Devkota
The suicide rate has increased by 14.2 per cent in a year between the fiscal year 2076/77 to 2077/78 BS. As per the data of Nepal Police, in the fiscal year, 2077/78 BS 7,141 cases of suicide have been recorded which was 889 more than the suicide data of the 2076/77 fiscal year. In the fiscal year 2076/77 BS the number of suicide was 6252.
Experts say COVID-19 antibody tests are not necessaryBy Mahima Devkota
Experts have recommended not go for anti-body testing to assess the immunity level against Coronavirus infection. Experts said that COVID-19 antibody tests can help identify people who may have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus or have recovered from a COVID-19 infection.
Govt. to procure 8 to 10 Ultra Cold Freezers to store Pfizer and Moderna vaccinesBy Mahima Devkota
The government is preparing to procure 8 to 10 Ultra Cold Freezers to store the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 in the temperature from minus 15-25 Degree to minus 60 -80 degrees Celsius.
53.7% Nepalis develop COVID antibodies in 10 monthsBy Mahima Devkota
It has been found that around 53.7 per cent of the population have developed COVID antibodies in 10 months from September 2020- July 2021.
Lowest Coronavirus infection recorded on Sunday after the second waveBy Mahima Devkota
The lowest of the Coronavirus infection has been recorded on August 29 since the second wave of COVID-19.
More than 90% applicants receive COVID-19 'QR Code' Vaccination CertificateBy Mahima Devkota
More than 90 per cent of the applicants have received their COVID-19 vaccination certificates with QR codes so far.
Experts express concern over COVID-19 impact on routine child vaccinationsBy Mahima Devkota
Experts have shown concern that the regular vaccination of children below 15 months has been facing a strain as the country’s major resources are utilized to ensure the vaccine against COVID-19 at the earliest.