KATHMANDU, Jan 16: As the country recorded a rapid rise in the coronavirus infection in the recent days signaling immediate risk of the third wave, the government has consulted the specialists for the containment of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In its bid to immunize all citizens above 18 years old against COVID-19, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is running a vaccination campaign from today targeting the Dashain festival.

BAGMATI, Sept 7: A total of 1,848,588 people in Bagmati Province have received both doses of vaccine against COVID-19 so far.

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.

KATHAMANDU, July 14: The newly-formed Sher Bahadur Deuba-led cabinet has decided to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to all eligible citizens across the country by March next year.

Health Ministry has asked all those receiving the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine from January 28 to February 22 to visit any of the 19 vaccine centers convenient to them to receive the second shot of the vaccine.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Thousands of Bhutanese travelled to schools and public buildings for vaccination on Saturday as the Himalayan kingdom launched its biggest inoculation drive against COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca shots provided by neighbouring India.

NEW DELHI, Feb 12: India has won plaudits for gifting and selling COVID-19 vaccines around the world, but it will have to crank up the pace of immunisations at home to meet its targets.

Though the government had planned to vaccinate at least 430,000 frontline workers, only 184,857 people chose to get the shot

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Altogether 28,732 frontline workers have received a shot of ‘Covishield’ across 77 districts in the country on the second day of the mass vaccination program against COVID-19 that was launched by the government on Wednesday.

Almost 10,000 frontline workers got a shot of the vaccine on the first day of the campaign

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government is launching a vaccination drive against COVID-19 from Wednesday, Jan 27.