KATHMANDU, Aug 3: In the last few days, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing at an alarming rate in the Kathmandu Valley. More than 75 cases have been detected in the last few days among police personnel at the Nepal Police Headquarters. Likewise, some civil servants, bankers, among other professionals, have also tested positive of late in the Valley.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 20: China’s farm production and market operations face grave challenges this year as it grapples with the double threats of imported coronavirus cases and African swine fever, an official of the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
The Washington Post is encouraging its staff to work at home and the Los Angeles Times is restricting air travel, two illustrations of how news organizations compelled to cover the coronavirus outbreak are balancing the need to keep employees safe.
South Korea’s BTS may have canceled their April concert in Seoul over coronavirus fears, but the K-pop group’s fervent fans are rallying in small groups and emulating their idols in donating money for coronavirus relief.
Coronavirus outbreak seems to be doing some serious damage to Bollywood. After Salman Khan cancelled the international shoot of his film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ due to the spread of Coronavirus, now Karan Johar’s ‘Takht’ has been affected by the same.
Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people and reached more than 20 countries spooks the entertainment industry.
NAIROBI, June 17: Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak and Uganda has reported two deaths from the deadly hemorrhagic fever.
BAJURA, May 7: Following the mobilization of enough health workers, a viral fever outbreak which created panic in three villages of Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura district over the last couple of weeks, is slowly coming under control.
LAMAHI, April 28: A measles outbreak has been reported in Rajpur rural municipality of Dang district. More than 50 children in the rural municipality have contracted the disease so far, said Kamal Roka, the chief of the public health section at the rural municipality office.
GULMI, April 28: The entire village of Dajakot, Musikot Municipality-4, in Gulmi has been suffering from a diarrhoea outbreak since Wednesday evening. The outbreak gone haywire is yet to be brought under control even after four days have passed since it began.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Various road intersections have started reeking and the chances of spread of diseases have increased as the Kathmandu Metropolitan City finds itself struggling to manage the piling garbage on the streets.
DANG, May 29: In the summer of 2004, an outbreak of diarrhea claimed three lives and affected nearly 400 people in Patetakura of Shantinagar Rural Municipality, Dang. The reason behind the outbreak was the distribution of contaminated water.
GENEVA, May 18: Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city, the World Health Organization said on Friday, raising its assessment from "high" previously.
CHITWAN, April 6: A high-level technical meeting held on Thursday in Chitwan decided to monitor districts like Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Chitwan adjoining India in the wake of a bird flu outbreak in Indian borders. It also directed staying on high alert.
BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 24: Dengue fever is fast spreading in Bhairahawa. During the last one week alone 27 patients were admitted at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital with dengue fever symptoms. According to the hospital sources, prior to that, the hospital was providing treatment for the fever to 64 patients.
BIRATNAGAR, August 14: Hundreds of victims displaced by floods in Morang are at the high risk of disease outbreak. The victims who have lost their food and shelter in the floods are obliged to rely on the contaminated water of local rivers for their survival.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal is not new to flooding and other natural disasters that are brought about by annual monsoon. In fact, if we go down historical records there are instances of flooding almost every year in the tarai, and also mudslides and avalanches in the hills/mountains areas.
RAUTAHAT, April 20: Dozens of locals in Gadhimai rural municipality, Rautahat district, have been infected with chickenpox, which has been spreading in various villages of the municipality over the last one week.
Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body's role in a deadly cholera outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people and was blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 15: An epidemic of vomiting and diarrhea has gripped the Jamuni Madhepura VDC-2 in Saptari for the past few days. So far around 60 people of 25 families in the village have taken seriously ill.