Christmas travel will spread Omicron, warns FauciBy BBC
Christmas travel will increase the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, even among the fully vaccinated, the top US infectious disease expert says.
3,072,278 doses of Vero Cell, Covishield vaccine arriving todayBy TRN Online
A total of 3,072,278 doses vaccine comprising 1,870,500 doses of Vero Cell and 1,201,778 doses of Covishield is arriving in Nepal today.
High alert adopted against omicron variant at border transit pointBy RSS
High vigilance has been adopted at the Triveni customs bordering India, the District Administration Office said. Chief District Officer Manamaya Bhattarai Pangeni said high alertness along with health awareness has been adopted at the border transit in this connection.
COVID-19 update: 133 new infections, 289 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 4,831 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 133 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Minister Khatiwada launches COVID-19 vaccination drive for childrenBy RSS
Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for school children today. The Minister formally launched the campaign from the Hetauda Sub metropolis-based Bhutandevi Secondary School in Makwanpur.
Vaccination campaign against COVID-19 for children beginsBy TRN Online
The ministry of Heal and Population has launched a Moderna vaccination campaign in 57 districts of the country since Sunday. The ministry aims to vaccinate about 1.8 million children between the ages of 12 and 17.
Vaccination campaign for children aged 12 to 17 years begins from todayBy The Rising Nepal
The government is launching the next phase of vaccination campaign with Pfizer vaccine from Sunday. The Ministry of Health and Population is going to conduct the Pfizer vaccination campaign from December 19, 2021 to January 6, 2022. The inoculation campaign targets to vaccinate children of 12 to 17 years of age. According to the ministry, the Pfizer vaccination campaign is being conducted in eight districts of Bagmati, six districts of Karnali and one district of Sudurshchim province. Similarly,...
COVID-19 update: 158 new infections, 250 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 5,483 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 158 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 9.1 mln: Africa CDCBy TRN Online
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 9,114,964 as of late Friday evening, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
Action needed to limit hospital admissions - SageBy BBC
According to those leaked minutes, the Sage advisers say that without intervention measures beyond the Plan B rules currently in place, modelling indicates that hospital admissions could peak at least 3,000 a day in England. The number of people requiring treatment in hospitals has been rising, with admissions being between 696 and 815 every day in the past week.
Pfizer vaccination campaign in eight districts from Dec 29By TRN Online
The Ministry of Health and Population is going to conduct the Pfizer vaccination campaign from December 29 to January 6. The Ministry of Health has stated that the Pfizer vaccination campaign is being conducted in eight districts of Bagmati, six districts of Karnali and one district of Sudurshchim province.
DDA suspends 17 pharmaciesBy TRN Online
The Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has suspended 17 pharmacies for their miscues for seven to 21 days in the month of Kartik.
Booster at least 80% effective against severe OmicronBy BBC
UK researchers have analysed the likely impact that a Covid booster shot will have on Omicron and say it could provide around 85% protection against severe illness.
COVID-19 update: 269 new infections, 270 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 7,691 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 269 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
1,457,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arriving from GermanyBy TRN Online
Additional 1,457,000 doses of the Johnson& Johnson vaccine provided under the COVAX facility from Germany will arrive in Nepal today.
COVID-19 vaccination campaign to be launched in Kalikot from December 27By RSS
The drive will be launched at Shuvakalika Rural Municipality, Mahabai, Naraharinath, Pachaljharana, Palata, Sanni Tribeni Rural Municipality, Khadachakra Municipality, Raskot and Tilagupha Municipality wherein 18,167 children will be vaccinated against the infection, said Katak Bahadur Mahat, officiating manager for the office.
COVID-19 update: 160 new infections, 267 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 7,230 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 160 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
US faces a double coronavirus surge as omicron advancesBy TRN Online
The new omicron coronavirus mutant speeding around the world may bring another wave of chaos, threatening to further stretch hospital workers already struggling with a surge of delta cases and upend holiday plans for the second year in a row.
2.1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrive in NepalBy TRN Online
Bade Babu Thapa, Senior Pharmacy Officer of the Management Division of the Department of Health Services, informed that 2,167,650 doses of vaccine were received this morning.
42 per cent population gets COVID-19 shots in SudurpaschimBy RSS
Similarly, 55 per cent of the targeted age group or 906 thousand 174 people have already been given the first dose. People above 18 years of age have been included in the target groups. The population of this age group people is nearly 1.9 million in the province.