Israel provides over half a million Syringes to NepalBy TRN Online
The Government of Israel has dispatched over half a million syringes to support immunization efforts in Nepal. This is in addition to the earlier contribution to support the Government of Nepal to fight against COVID-19.
Huge volumes of COVID hospital waste threaten health - WHOBy TRN Online
The report also mentions some 140 million test kits with a potential to generate 2,600 tonnes of mostly plastic trash and enough chemical waste to fill one-third of an Olympic swimming pool. In addition, it estimates that some 8 billion vaccine doses administered globally have produced an additional 144,000 tonnes of waste in the form of glass vials, syringes, needles, and safety boxes.
Lalitpur Metropolitan City to run second dose of Pfizer vaccination campaign from February 3By TRN Online
The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) is running the five days Pfizer vaccination campaign to administer the second dose of vaccine for children aged 12-17 for six days from February, 3.
Instructions to send the details of the vaccineBy RSS
The Ministry of Health and Population has instructed its subordinate bodies to send the details of vaccines and vaccinations against corona virus.
Minister Shrestha provides ICU beds, face masks to hospitalsBy RSS
Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Shashi Shrestha has provided hospital equipment and health supplies to Bir Hospital and the Nepal Police Hospital for prevention and control of COVID-19.
3,472 new cases, 8,191 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 10,368 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 3,472 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causesBy TRN Online
One is that the infection or remnants of the virus persist past the initial illness, triggering inflammation that leads to long COVID. Another is that latent viruses in the body, such as the Epstein-Barr virus that causes mononucleosis, are reactivated.
Japan and UNICEF join hands to strengthen vaccine cold chain in NepalBy TRN Online
The grant also supports human resource development for the operation and maintenance of cold chain equipment as well as monitoring for effective management of routine and COVID-19 vaccines by UNICEF.
Over 3.2 million take COVID-19 shots in Lumbini provinceBy RSS
More than 3.2 million people have so far taken the first dose vaccine against COVID-19 in Lumbini province. The Health Directorate under the Province Ministry of Health, Population and Family Welfare said in a press interaction it organized today at Ghorahi that so far three million 273 thousand 329 persons in the province have been given the first dose vaccine.
Coronavirus infection rate declines by 5.6 per centBy TRN Online
The coronavirus infection rate has been declined by 5.6 per cent this week in comparison to the infection rate of last week. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 55,595 people tested positive for the virus of the total 116,613 PCR testing just a week before.
Scientists on alert over rising cases caused by Omicron cousin BA.2By TRN Online
Globally, BA.1 accounted for 98.8% of sequenced cases submitted to the public virus tracking database GISAID as of Jan. 25. But several countries are reporting recent increases in the subvariant known as BA.2, according to the World Health Organization. In addition to BA.1 and BA.2, the WHO lists two other subvariants under the Omicron umbrella: BA.1.1.529 and BA.3. All are closely related genetically, but each features mutations that could alter how they behave.
Returnee migrant workers at risk of leprosyBy RSS
Leprosy has been detected among those returning from Gulf countries in Jhapa. At least five returnee migrant workers were diagnosed with leprosy in the district from mid-November to mid-December in 2021.
Humla begins third vaccine campaign against COVID-19By RSS
Acting Chief of Health Office Prem Bahadur Singh said 14,402 doses of Covishield, 20,800 doses of Vero Cell, 1,100 doses of Janssen and Janssen, 3,890 doses of Astrazeneca, and 370 doses of Moderna vaccines have been received.
Children aged 5-11 to get anti COVID vaccine within two monthsBy TRN Online
Dr. Rudra Prasad Marasini, director of the Management Division under the Department of Health Services, informed that process to immunize children aged 5-11 with Pfizer against the nCOV has already been initiated.
3,049 new cases, 6,359 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 9,910 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 3,049 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
COVID-19 cases decline in Banke, hospitalizations fallBy TRN Online
The number of Coronavirus infected people in Banke, which has been increasing daily for some time now, has come down on Sunday. The number of infected people has also decreased on Sunday. According to the District Covid Management Committee, Banke, the number of infected people has decreased after testing at both Bheri Hospital and Jamunaha checkpoint.
Government starts administering ‘booster’ dose to senior citizensBy TRN Online
The government has started administering booster dose vaccines against coronavirus to senior citizens aged above 60 years.
3,318 new cases, 5,912 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 10,101 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 3,318 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Keep schools closed till Feb 12: CCMCC suggests GovtBy TRN Online
However, the CCMCC meeting has decided to recommend the government to allow the universities to conduct exams in strict adherence to health protocols.