Nepal facing deadly Covid wave similar to India, doctors warn

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‘Situation is out of control’ as cases spike and hospitals run short of beds and oxygen

Doctors in Nepal have warned that the country is facing a similar devastating wave of Covid-19 as neighbouring India, with border districts already reporting an alarming spike in cases and shortage of hospital beds and oxygen.

In the Banke district of Nepal, bordering India, doctors at Bheri hospital said it was turning into a “mini India”, with coronavirus spreading out of control.

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Written by Rajneesh Bhandari in Kathmandu and Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/apr/30/nepal-facing-deadly-covid-wave-similar-to-india-doctors-warn under the title “Nepal facing deadly Covid wave similar to India, doctors warn”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.