Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: Current Status of Nepal

  • Ved Prakash Mishra Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nobel College, Pokhara University, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Sunil Paudel Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Nobel College, Pokhara University, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Suraj Twanabasu Medical Laboratory Technologist, Department of Pathology, Vayodha Hospital, Balkhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kajol Thapa Coordinator, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Kathmandu School of Medical Technology, Ratopul, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Susan Kusma Medical Laboratory Technologist, Department of Pathology, Lalupate Medical Center Pvt Ltd, Gaushala, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic, Nepal, Cases, Corona virus

Abstract

Dear Editor,

Rising and remerging pathogens are worldwide difficulties for open health.1 Coronaviruses are wrapped RNA infections that are dispersed extensively among people, different warm-blooded creatures, and flying creatures and that cause respiratory, enteric, hepatic, and neurologic diseases.2, 3 Six coronavirus species are known to cause human illness like 229E, OC43, NL63, and HKU1, SARS – CoV and MERS – CoV.4 Given the high predominance and wide circulation of coronaviruses, the huge hereditary decent variety and successive recombination of their genomes, and expanding human–creature interface exercises, novel coronaviruses are probably going to develop intermittently in people attributable to visit cross-species contaminations and incidental overflow events.5, 6 On January 30, World Health Organization (WHO) pronounced the ebb and flow flare-up that began in Wuhan, China as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, while prescribing against movement or exchange interruptions to and from China.7 The progressing pandemic of coronavirus ailment 2019 (COVID-19) is brought about by extreme intense respiratory disorder coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).8 As of 12 April 2020, in excess of 1,777,515 instances of COVID-19 have been accounted for in more than 200 nations and regions, bringing about in excess of 108,862 passings.

Author Biographies

Sunil Paudel, Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Nobel College, Pokhara University, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Microbiology and Lecturer

Suraj Twanabasu, Medical Laboratory Technologist, Department of Pathology, Vayodha Hospital, Balkhu, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Pathology and Medical Laboratory Technologist

Kajol Thapa, Coordinator, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Kathmandu School of Medical Technology, Ratopul, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Medical Laboratory Technology and Coordinator

Susan Kusma, Medical Laboratory Technologist, Department of Pathology, Lalupate Medical Center Pvt Ltd, Gaushala, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Pathology and Medical Laboratory Technologist

Published
2020-05-04
How to Cite
Mishra, V. P., Paudel, S., Twanabasu, S., Thapa, K., & Kusma, S. (2020). Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: Current Status of Nepal. Europasian Journal of Medical Sciences , 2(1). https://doi.org/10.46405/ejms.v2i1.46
Section
Letter to Editor