Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in a...

PCR machine installed in Birgunj

BIRGUNJ: A Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine has come into operation at the Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital, today. A PCR machine installed at the Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Photo: Ram Sarraf/THT On...

Health experts call virus pandemic a window into future climate threats

LONDON: The coronavirus pandemic is a preview of the types of global health threats that will emerge as the planet becomes hotter, and how it is tackled has implications for dealing with climate...

COVID-19, Update with countries

COVID-19, update with countries wise: Coronaviruses are a group of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that can be...

70,000 children to be vaccinated in capital

Kathmandu, March 17 Kathmandu Metropolitan City is set to administer rubella-measles vaccine to 70,000 children during immunisation programme from April 1 to 11. KMC organised an orientation programme in view of the drive which will...

Coronavirus vaccine test opens with 1st doses

A pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller, left, the first shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020,...

Health officials worry as untraceable virus clusters emerge

A woman wearing a mask to prevent contracting the coronavirus waits for her food at Dongseong-ro shopping street, in central Daegu, South Korea, on February 21, 2020. Photo: Reuters In South Korea, Singapore and...

Coronavirus emergency is “Public Enemy Number 1”: WHO

WHO chief Tedros issues warning on “very grave threat” to world More than 400 researchers aim to speed work on drugs, vaccines GENEVA: China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of...

WHO team heads for China as coronavirus toll hit daily record

Sunday’s death toll of 97 is record for a single day WHO, Beijing took two weeks to finalise team of experts China staggering delayed returned from Lunar New Year holidays BEIJING: An advance team of international...

Poisonous food causes deaths of three rhinos in CNP

CHITWAN: Three rhinoceros have died after the consumption of poisonous food in the past month in the Chitwan National Park (CNP). The preliminary report shows that a rhino which was found dead last...

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