UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22: Leaders from developing nations warned the U.N. General Assembly this week that COVID-19 vaccine hoarding by wealthy countries left the door open for the emergence of new coronavirus variants even as infections already increase in many places.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal recorded 1,478 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday alongwith 1,630 recoveries and six deaths, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: As much as 40 percent of the population of the Kathmandu Valley has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Following the start of the vaccination campaign, 40 percent of people in the Kathmandu Valley have been administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

India to target children for COVID-19 vaccine from Oct -sources

Published On: September 22, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI, Sept 22: All Indian children aged 12 or older will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations from next month, when drug maker Cadila Healthcare (CADI.NS) launches its ZyCoV-D product, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response

Published On: September 22, 2021 11:02 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 22: Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: As many as 1,830 people recovered from COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population. Similarly, Nepal recorded 1,330 new cases of COVID--19 and five deaths from the deadly virus on the same day.

Lumbini govt to vaccinate all children against COVID-19

Published On: September 21, 2021 04:57 PM NPT By: Republica

BANKE, Sept 21: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Kul Prasad KC has said that the province government has been active in providing vaccines against coronavirus to all children of the province.

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in nine districts of Province-1

Published On: September 21, 2021 09:40 AM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 21: No cases of COVID-19 were recorded in nine districts of province-1 in the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Social Development shared the information that there was no case of coronavirus in Udayapur, Bhojpur, Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha, Okhaldhunga, Khotang, Solukhumbu, Taplejung and Panchthar districts.

Sept 21: Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech SE said on Monday their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5 to 11 year olds, and they plan to ask for regulatory authorization as soon as possible to use the shot in children in that age range in the United States, Europe and elsewhere.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Nepal recorded eight deaths linked to the COVID-19 along with 1,095 new cases and 2,957 recoveries on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).