Florida declares state of emergency over toxic wastewater leakBy BBC
A state of emergency has been declared in Florida after a leak from a large pond of toxic wastewater in Tampa Bay.
Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19By RSS
Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez, who has been vaccinated against Covid-19, announced late Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Active cases of COVID-19 hit 1,613 with 128 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday confirmed 128 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 277,768.
India braces for COVID-19 curbs as infections hit 6-month highBy The Rising Nepal
India’s biggest cities braced for stricter lockdowns and other COVID-19 curbs on Saturday as infections hit a six-month high, as a month-long surge continued in the country third-worst hit by the pandemic.
24 India returnees test positiveBy RSS
Twenty-four people tested positive in the antigen test carried out to check for coronavirus among those returning home from India. The test was carried out at the Gaddachauki and Trinagar check posts on Friday.
Govt. to administer Sinopharm COVID vaccine for people the age of 40-59By The Rising Nepal
The government has prepared to administer the vaccine against COVID-19 infection to the 40-59 age group of people.
179 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 3,565 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 179 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Sachin Tendulkar: India cricket legend in hospital with Covid-19By BBC
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week, has been admitted to the hospital. Tendulkar tweeted on Friday that he decided to go to a hospital in Mumbai "as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice".
Active cases of COVID-19 hit 1,579 with 152 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
In 4,213 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 152 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
MoHP reports 162 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 3,919 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 162 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Apitherapy: An effective alternative medicineBy The Rising Nepal
Apitherapy, an alternative treatment method done by using bee venom, has become an unfailing medicine for former Prime Minister and senior leader of CPN-UML Jhalanath Khanal, who has been suffering from various diseases including back pain.
Over 2 lakh inoculated against COVID-19 vaccines in SudurpaschimBy RSS
Over 200 thousand people have received the vaccine against COVID-19 in Sudurpaschim Province including Baitadi district.
167 new cases of COVID-19 in 3,140 RT-PCR testsBy The Rising Nepal
In 3,140 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 167 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Covid-19: World leaders call for international pandemic treatyBy BBC
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined more than 20 world leaders in calling for a new global settlement to help the world prepare for future pandemics.
Viral fever grips locals in BaitadiBy RSS
The District Hospital and other majority of the health facilities have been receiving increasing number of viral fever patients lately. Apart from viral fever, the health facilities were also attending to patients suffering from diarrhoea patients according to District Hospital, Baitadi Chief Basantaraj Joshi.
Govt. to administer second dose of vaccine from April 20By The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population is preparing to administer the second dose of vaccine against COVID-19 from April 20 to April 24.
Students start falling ill due to viral diseaseBy RSS
The Dhuralsain Secondary School at Budhiganga municipality-1 in Bajura district is likely to be closed after students started falling ill continuously for the past four days due to viral disease.
Health insurance reaches 77 districtsBy RSS
The Health Insurance Board, the government’s social protection programme, has been implemented in all 77 districts.
141 new cases of COVID-19, 82 recoveries in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
"In 3,122 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 141 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2," updated the Ministry of Health and Population in its website.
WHO report says animals likely source of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press. The findings were large as expected and left many questions unanswered. The team proposed further research in every area except the lab leak hypothesis.