FEATURED Science

कोरोनाविरुद्ध आशा जगाउने ७ भ्याक्सिन

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठनका अनुसार हाल एक सय ६९ भन्दा बढी भ्याक्सिन निर्माणको चरणमा छन्, जसमध्ये सातवटाको तेस्रो परीक्षण हुँदै, यसै वर्षको अन्त्यसम्म सर्वसाधारणलाई भ्याक्सिन उपलब्ध गराउने चीनको दाबी

FEATURED Health

मास्कको उचित प्रयोगले कच्चा भ्याक्सिनको काम गर्छ : विशेषज्ञ

रोग नियन्त्रण तथा रोकथाम केन्द्र (सिडिसी) अमेरिकाका निर्देशक रोबर्ट रेडफिल्डले कोरोना भाइरस नियन्त्रणका लागि भ्याक्सिनभन्दा मास्कको उचित प्रयोग बढी प्रभावकारी हुने बताएका छन् । कोभिड संक्रमण नियन्त्रणका लागि भ्याक्सिन नै अन्तिम उपाय भएको बताइरहेका वेला मास्कको प्रभावकारिताबारे सिडिसीको नयाँ धारणा आएको हो । ‘मलाई भ्याक्सिनभन्दा फेस मास्कको प्रयोग बढी सुरक्षित लागेको छ,’ गत बुधबार श्रम,

FEATURED Nepal

Show me the numbers

Nepali news organizations have been underwhelming in their approach to data analysis. This has been particularly worrisome during a deadly pandemic. Please read the full article at the Kathmandu Post about how data analysis of the pandemic has been treated by the Nepali news media.

FEATURED Nepal

Youth in Nepal use data to respond to COVID-19

When the pandemic hit, some members of the data community saw an opportunity to collaborate and use data that would help inform people. Read this blog from the world bank on how youth in Nepal used data to respond to COVID-19.

FEATURED Nepal

के मास्क धोएर लाउन मिल्छ? दिनदिनै फेर्नुपर्छ कि एउटै लगाइरहे हुन्छ?

हामीकहाँ सर्जिकल मास्क वा एन–९५ मास्क दुई–तीन दिन लगातार लगाउने र धोएर फेरि प्रयोग गर्ने चलन पनि छ। के यस्तो गर्नु राम्रो हो? यति मात्र होइन, कपडाको मास्क लगाउनु ठिक हो कि होइन र आफूलाई संक्रमण नभए पनि मास्क लगाएर हिँड्न किन जरुरी छ भन्ने अन्यौल पनि हामीकहाँ उत्तिकै छ? यिनै प्रश्न र जिज्ञासाबारे सरुवारोग

FEATURED Science

Steroids Can Be Lifesaving for Covid-19 Patients, Scientists Report

International clinical trials published on Wednesday confirm the hope that cheap, widely available steroid drugs can help seriously ill patients survive Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Based on the new evidence, the World Health Organization issued new treatment guidance, strongly recommending steroids to treat severely and critically ill patients, but not to those

FEATURED Health

Obesity increases risk of Covid-19 death by 48%, study finds

Comprehensive study suggests vaccine may not work as well for overweight people. Obesity increases the risk of dying of Covid-19 by nearly 50% and may make vaccines against the disease less effective, according to a comprehensive study using global data. Read the full article at The Guardian.

FEATURED Science

Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?

Rigid safe distancing rules are an oversimplification based on outdated science and experiences of past viruses. Please read details in The BMJ.

FEATURED Nepal

फलफूल र तरकारीबाट कोरोना सर्दैन, पैसामा ४ दिनसम्म रहन सक्छ

कोरोना भाइरस संक्रमणबाट जोगिन मास्क, सेनिटाइजर र भौतिक दूरी सबैभन्दा महत्वपूर्ण कुरा हुन्। मास्क लगाउँदा कसरी लगाउने भनेर हामी होसियार हुनुपर्छ। कसैले हातमा मास्क लगाउने, चिउँडोमा लगाउने अथवा कानमा लगाउने गर्छन्, यो एकदमै गलत हो।

FEATURED Nepal

Covid-19 leaves devastating impacts on education, jobs and mental well-being of youths

ILO study says that the Covid-19 has disrupted the education of more than 70 per cent of youth, leaving a disproportionate effect on young people. Please read the details in The Kathmandu Post.