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Nepal’s health system cracks under the strain of rising Covid-19 cases

More people are in dire need of oxygen, but plants are falling short of production, as hospitals say they cannot take in new patients for lack of the life-saving gas. Nepal’s health system cracks under the strain of rising Covid-19 cases
A Covid-19 patient is treated outside the emergency ward of Sukraraj Hospital in Kathmandu. Sanjog Manandhar/TKP
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Shuvam Dhungana & Prithvi Man Shrestha
Published at : May 12, 2021
Updated at : May 12, 2021 07:35
Kathmandu

Shuvam Dhungana

Shuvam Dhungana is a crime reporter for The Kathmandu Post. He previously worked for The Himalayan Times and Republica.

Prithvi Man Shrestha

Prithvi Man Shrestha is a political reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering the governance-related issues including corruption and irregularities in the government machinery. Before joining The Kathmandu Post in 2009, he worked at nepalnews.com and Rising Nepal primarily covering the issues of political and economic affairs for three years.


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