Germany issues travel warnings as COVID surges in Europe

BERLIN/MADRID (Reuters) – Germany warned on Thursday against travel to neighbouring countries, Belgium’s foreign minister went into intensive care and Spain said COVID-19 was “out of control” in many areas, as governments across Europe took action to fight the pandemic. As German authorities reported more than 10,000 daily cases for the first time, Berlin issued… Continue reading Germany issues travel warnings as COVID surges in Europe

Govt set a criteria for free corona treatment

Kathmandu: Nepal government has set a criteria for the free treatment of covid-19 infection. The Ministry of Health and Population has categorized those infected with free treatment into seven lists. According to the list made public by the Health Emergency Operations Center under the Ministry, the first priority is to provide free treatment is to… Continue reading Govt set a criteria for free corona treatment

Texas woman died from COVID-19 while on flight

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(New York Post) : A Texas woman died from COVID-19 while on a flight from Arizona, officials announced this week. The unidentified Garland woman in her 30s began to have difficulty breathing while on the tarmac awaiting takeoff on July 25, as reported on New York Post. The woman, who had underlying health issues, was… Continue reading Texas woman died from COVID-19 while on flight

Global coronavirus cases surpass 40 million milestone

People wearing protective face masks leave the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai, India, on September 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters

(Reuters) – Worldwide coronavirus cases have crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease. The Reuters tally is based on official reporting by individual countries. Experts believe the true numbers of both cases and deaths… Continue reading Global coronavirus cases surpass 40 million milestone

All hospitals must provide 50% of total beds for covid-19 patients

Kathmandu: The government has directed all types of hospitals to set aside at least 50 percent of beds for the treatment of covid-19 patients. Speaking during a regular press meet today, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, Jageshwar Gautam has said that all private, community, government hospitals, and medical colleges should set aside… Continue reading All hospitals must provide 50% of total beds for covid-19 patients

China increasing number of people for coronavirus vaccines

File photo. A staff member tests samples of a potential COVID-19 vaccine at a production plant of SinoPharm in Beijing. Photo courtesy: Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP):  China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing another free to students going abroad. As reported on Associated Press (AP) the city of Jiaxing, south of Shanghai, is offering a vaccine under development… Continue reading China increasing number of people for coronavirus vaccines