Kathmandu: The Education and Health Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Health and Population to start necessary preparations to protect the people from the new variant of Corona, Omicron.
A meeting of the committee held at Singha Durbar on Sunday with Health and Population Minister Birodh Khatiwada directed the ministry to start necessary preparations to prevent Omicron.
As the new variant of Corona has been confirmed in India, the chairperson of the committee Jaipuri Gharti urged the ministry to be aware of the possibility of the corona in Nepal as well.
Chairperson Gharti also directed the ministry to implement the idea of making the corona vaccine available to the public as soon as possible. She also directed the Ministry of Health to make arrangements for the senior citizens to be vaccinated conveniently.