KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Experts have pointed out that the dengue infection that started last June has not come under control yet even after the mid-week of September and that the risk of infection will last for another one and a half month.
KATHMANDU, July 26: A tumor weighing 1 kg that grew on a woman's head has been surgically removed at the National Academy of Medical Sciences Bir Hospital. The tumor on the head of 37-year-old Pramisha Sherpa of Ramechhap was surgically removed by the neurosurgery department of the hospital on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The coronavirus infection has been on the rise in Nepal for the past two weeks. Out of 3,020 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the virus was confirmed in 168. Of the 3,045 samples tested on Sunday, 121 were confirmed coronavirus positive, 102 were infected on Saturday and 98 were confirmed positive on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 28: As per the study carried out by the National Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), the cholera-causing bacterium E. coli has contaminated drinking water sources in Kathmandu. Dr Chuman Lal Das, Chief of EDCDC, states that among different water sources of the valley evaluated by the department, the bacteria were discovered in the water of Bagbazar, Dilli Bazaar, and Sanepa,
KATHMANDU, June 15: According to the National Women’s Commission, Shiva Raj Shrestha, the accused of raping 19 years old single mother Niharika Rajput, who is on a hunger strike at Basantapur for the past five days, will undergo a DNA test to know if his DNA matches with that of Rajput’s son.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: After the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal, other infectious diseases have been overshadowed. As a result, despite the possibility of other reasons for fever, people are getting tested only for the coronavirus.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Statistics from the Ministry of Health and Population show that the corona infection rate in Nepal has been declining for the past few days. The transmission rate, which stood at 50.8 percent on January 23, is slowly declining.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Delta variant has been found in 78 percent of the samples that had COVID-19 infection recorded between mid-December and mid-January, according to the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL).
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The COVID-19 infection rate, which has been rising daily for the last one week, reached 7.1 percent on Saturday. The infection rate was 2.61 percent last week. The infection rate went up by 4 percent in the last five days.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: A total of 4.4 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine purchased by the government from China arrived in Kathmandu on Friday. According to the Supply Division of the Department of Health Services (DoHS), 4.4 million of the total 6 million doses of vaccines purchased from China arrived in Kathmandu on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Experts have warned that Nepal is also at a high risk of the Nipah virus infection. According to Dr Sher Bahadur Pun, coordinator of Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital’s Research Branch, a species of the bat that spreads the Nipah virus is found in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, August 12: Doctors have urged people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to take all precautionary measures as they may also get COVID infection. They suggested that even after vaccination, one needs to stay safe and follow public health standards to keep others safe. Doctors involved in the treatment of COVID-19 have pointed out that the infection has increased due to the violation of public health standards by the people who have been vaccinated in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, August 10: More than one-third of the population in Nepal will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-October, according to the Family Welfare Division under the Ministry of Health and Population. The Division has reached this conclusion on the basis of the dose of vaccine that has been imported so far and the vaccine that is due to arrive in Kathmandu by mid-October.