KATHMANDU, June 3: Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) in Sinamangal has suspended all its services including emergency after four confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the hospital.

ROME, March 26: The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has grown by 662 to 8,165, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday.

TOKYO, March 14: The number of coronavirus cases in Japan has risen to 1,423 as of mid-morning on Saturday, with western Nagasaki prefecture reporting its first case, public broadcaster NHK said.

SEOUL, March 7: South Korea’s coronavirus cases rose to 6,767 on Saturday, up by 174 from late Friday, with more than 60% of the total cases linked to a secretive church at the center of the country’s outbreak, health authorities said.

When China Sneezes

February 26, 2020 11:45 am

NEW HAVEN – The world economy has clearly caught a cold. The outbreak of COVID-19 came at a particularly vulnerable point in the global business cycle. World output expanded by just 2.9 percent in 2019—the slowest pace since the 2008-09 global financial crisis and just 0.4 percentage points above the 2.5 percent threshold typically associated with global recession.

Nepalis in Korea worried

February 24, 2020 09:26 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: With COVID-19 cases sharply rising in South Korea, Nepali citizens residing in the east Asian nation are worried. At least six persons have already died from the virus in South Korea and over 600 are infected.