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Nepal has no plan for booster shots, yet

Country so far has received 39,203,927 doses of various Covid-19 vaccines—Vero Cell, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssenand Pfizer-BioNTech. WHO has only recommended additional dose as part of primary protection for vulnerable groups.

What we know about the origins of Covid-19

The two prevailing competing theories are that the virus jumped from animals, possibly originating with bats, to humans, or that it escaped from a virology laboratory in Wuhan, China.

Nepal’s vaccination status

The country so far has received 3,148,000 doses and used 2,397,000 doses. Those who took the first dose of China’s Sinopharm vaccine will be administered the second dose from May 16 to May 25.

All you need to know about visiting Nepal

The vaccinated need to produce proof of vaccination and need not submit negative PCR test reports from within 72 hours prior to their departure. Once in Nepal, all have to get tested for the virus.

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