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.
China hands over Vero Cell vaccine to Nepal under grant assistanceBy The Rising Nepal
Ambassador of China to Nepal Hou Yanqi handed over the 800,000 doses of Vero cell vaccine to Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi amid a programme organised at the Tribhuwan International Airport today morning.
India reports 62,714 new COVID-19 cases, 312 deaths in last 24 hoursBy RSS
India reported 62,714 new COVID-19 cases, 28,739 discharges and 312 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Sunday.
MoHP records 89 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 2,101 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 89 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
First successful liver transplant performed outside KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
For the first time outside of the capital, liver transplantation has been performed at the Chitwan Medical College (CMC). A team of specialist doctors and nurses successfully performed the transplantation on 54-year-old Dhan Kumari Lama last Sunday.
800,000 doses China aid COVID-19 vaccines arriving MondayBy The Rising Nepal
The 800,000 doses of the China aid COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Nepal by Monday. Chinese ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi tweeted on her Twitter that vaccines have arrived at the Beijing Capital International Airport today and they will be sent to Nepal very soon.
85 new cases of COVID-19, 93 recoveries in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday confirmed 85 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 276,750.
Still some days more for weather to improveBy RSS
Thick haze is seen in the Kathmandu Valley as the pollutants' particles have accumulated in the atmosphere due to the forest fires in most of the districts of the country in recent days.
62-year-old succumbs to COVID-19 in KavreBy The Rising Nepal
A 62-year-old male of Bigu Rural Municipality in Dolaha succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection on Thursday.
156 new cases of COVID-19, four fatalities reported in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Friday confirmed 156 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 276,665.
MoHP reports 120 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 2,891 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 120 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2
Junk food prohibited as midday meal in Baglung schoolsBy The Rising Nepal
With the aim of prohibiting junk food as a midday meal in schools and promote locally produced food across the public schools of the Tamankhola Rural Municipality, Baglung, the Municipality has ordered schools to strictly prohibit feeding junk food as lunch in the schools.
145 new cases of COVID-19 in 3,963 PCR testsBy The Rising Nepal
In 3,963 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 145 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Lawmakers call for developing mechanism against infectious diseasesBy RSS
A sub-committee formed under the Education and Health Committee, House of Representatives has advised the government to prepare a mechanism at the province and federal-level to prevent and stem any sorts of pandemic and health crisis potential in the future.
Aamir Khan tests positive for COVID-19, self-quarantines at homeBy The Rising Nepal
Actor Aamir Khan becomes the latest Bollywood celebrity to test positive for COVID-19. Confirming the latest news, the spokesperson of the actor has revealed that the actor has currently self quarantining himself at his home.