September 25, 2022 09:10 am
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Doctors have urged the government to immediately control dengue outbreak across the country.
August 3, 2020 07:50 am
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.
June 27, 2020 13:18 pm
BEIJING, June 27: Mainland China reported on Saturday the highest number of new coronavirus cases in four days, driven by a COVID-19 resurgence in the Chinese capital of Beijing.
April 20, 2020 10:15 am
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.
March 21, 2020 13:42 pm
Coronavirus compelled Indian Fashion designers Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani to halt their services temporarily until further notice.
March 20, 2020 18:26 pm
The much-anticipated launch of 'Disney Plus' streaming service has been indefinitely delayed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
March 19, 2020 13:25 pm
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.
March 18, 2020 17:31 pm
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.
March 14, 2020 11:23 am
Apart from sharing precautionary measures with their fans on social media in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, Bollywood celebrities were also seen practising what they preached.
March 8, 2020 16:34 pm
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.
February 4, 2020 18:12 pm
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.
November 22, 2019 17:16 pm
KARACHI, Pakistan, Nov 22 : Early this year Muhammad Haider Sajjad, a thin bespectacled boy of 15, was hospitalised in Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital.
September 22, 2019 06:00 am
DHANGADHI, Sept 21: Dhaniram Sadgawa Chaudhary, 39, of Sadhepani in Ghodaghodi Municipality-2 is receiving treatment for dengue at Nisarga Hospital in Dhangadhi.
August 19, 2019 20:30 pm
DADELDHURA, Aug 19: A diarrhea epidemic has broken out at various parts of Parshuram Municipality in the district.
June 17, 2019 19:00 pm
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.
June 13, 2019 17:00 pm
KAMPALA, June 13: A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.
June 9, 2019 04:00 am
DHARAN, June 9: A blood test conducted in B.P Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences (BPKIHS) on May 14 tested positive for dengue.
June 3, 2019 05:30 am
DHARAN, June 3: Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City has sought help from the provincial and federal governments to combat dengue outbreak which has infected 75 people in three weeks.
May 7, 2019 04:00 am
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.
April 28, 2019 12:44 pm
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.
April 28, 2019 03:00 am
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.
August 5, 2018 17:07 pm
ITURI, Aug 5: An Ebola outbreak in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed the lives of 33 people, the ministry of health said Saturday.
July 20, 2018 13:43 pm
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.
June 2, 2018 10:25 am
NEW YORK, June 2: Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.
May 29, 2018 04:30 am
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.
May 22, 2018 11:37 am
NEW DELHI, May 22: At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and extremely deadly Nipah virus, according to a report by the BBC.
May 22, 2018 00:05 am
The Democratic Republic of Congo faces a “very high” public health risk from Ebola, the World Health Organization warns, after the disease spreads to a major city.
May 18, 2018 14:22 pm
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.
April 6, 2018 15:00 pm
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.
March 18, 2018 12:29 pm
YEMEN, Mar 18: The World Health Organisation says a diphtheria outbreak in war-torn Yemen has spread rapidly nationwide and infected more than 1,300 people.
February 6, 2018 15:27 pm
Nine hundred military personnel have been called in to address a shortfall in security at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after illness resulted in the quarantine of 1,200 staff.
January 12, 2018 08:15 am
JAJARKOT, Jan 12: Health workers have launched an intense health campaign and awareness programs to contain the viral outbreak in Jajarkot district that has already claimed 12 lives.
October 24, 2017 02:30 am
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.
August 15, 2017 03:00 am
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.
August 14, 2017 04:30 am
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.
July 4, 2017 14:04 pm
COLOMBO, July 4: Sri Lanka is suffering its worst-ever dengue outbreak, with the mosquito-borne virus killing 225 people and infecting more than 76,000 this year.
April 20, 2017 01:20 am
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.
December 2, 2016 08:45 am
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.
October 25, 2016 00:05 am
September 15, 2016 16:47 pm
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.
July 28, 2016 08:16 am
RAJBIRAJ, July 27: Life has turned miserable in around two dozens settlements across the district as growing number of people are rapidly falling ill to various diseases.