Coronavirus

Fundraising in Hong Kong for Nepal coronavirus supplies as country is devastated by second wave of infections

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Much of the focus on the Covid-19 crisis in South Asia has been on India. But its neighbour Nepal has also been devastated by the second wave of infections.Nepal, with a population of almost 29 million, has recorded 666,000 cases with 9,527 deaths, as of July 19. The number of new infections spiked in April and May when the Delta variant spread from India to the rest of the region.Hindering Nepal’s relief efforts is an inadequate and overwhelmed health care system, with hospitals desperately in…

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