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.
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.
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.
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.