Vaccination against covid infection halts in Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu: The vaccination campaign against covid-19 infection in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has been halted in lack of vaccines. According to KMC vaccination program had to be postponed due to the government’s inability to provide enough vaccines. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) had launched a campaign to give Chinese vaccine (Verosell) to senior citizens in… Continue reading Vaccination against covid infection halts in Kathmandu valley

Biden to lay out vax donations, urge world leaders to join

File Photo In this Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 file photo, frozen vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are taken out to thaw, at the MontLegia CHC hospital in Liege, Belgium. Photo Courtesy: AP

MAWGAN PORTH, England (AP): One year ago, the U.S. was the deadliest hotspot of the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the Group of Seven summit it was due to host. Now, the U.S. is emerging as a model for how to successfully emerge from more than 15 months of global crisis. For President Joe… Continue reading Biden to lay out vax donations, urge world leaders to join

Health Ministry’s direction to inspect covid hospital fees

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Health has written a letter to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies to monitor hospitals and take action against those who have been charged more than prescribed for corona treatment. According to a letter sent to Commerce Ministry by the Health Emergency Operations Center under the Ministry of Health and… Continue reading Health Ministry’s direction to inspect covid hospital fees

Province 1 government seeks permission to purchase vaccines

Kathmandu: The provincial government has seeked permission from the federal government to purchase vaccines against covid-19 infection. Minister for Social Development of Province 1 Usha Kala Rai has requested the federal government to give permission for the purchase of vaccines. In a virtual meeting held by the Ministry of Health and Population, Minister Rai said… Continue reading Province 1 government seeks permission to purchase vaccines

“Output to remain below pre-COVID trends despite robust rebound by US and China”

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Kathmandu: The global economy is expected to expand 5.6 percent in 2021, the fastest post-recession pace in 80 years, largely on strong rebounds from a few major economies. However, many emerging market and developing economies continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, the World Bank says in its June 2021 Global Economic… Continue reading “Output to remain below pre-COVID trends despite robust rebound by US and China”

Corona infection in another 5,153 people, 108 dies

Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, 5,153 people have been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus. Out of 12,065 PCR tests 3,870 and out of 5,611 antigen tests, 1,283 people have been tested positive. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 108 people have died and 6,570 have been recovered from corona… Continue reading Corona infection in another 5,153 people, 108 dies

Health ministry urges to complain against overcharging hospitals

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Health and Population has requested to complain against the health institution for charging more than the prescribed fee for the treatment of covid-19. The ministry has requested the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Ministry of Social Development, District Administration Office and the municipality to register complaints against such health institutions… Continue reading Health ministry urges to complain against overcharging hospitals

Dead bodies of Nepali migrants stranded in Malaysia due to flight ban

Kathmandu: The bodies of 35 Nepalis have been stranded in Malaysia due to the restrictions on international flights. According to Nepal Embassy in Malaysia, the bodies of about 35 Nepalis have been stranded in Malaysia alone within a month of the government shutting down international flights to prevent corona infection. According to the embassy, the… Continue reading Dead bodies of Nepali migrants stranded in Malaysia due to flight ban