A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters
A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters

Fears grow that Nepal’s coronavirus crisis could be even worse than India’s

  • Medical facilities in the impoverished nation are refusing admission to coronavirus patients amid acute shortages of oxygen, beds and drugs
  • With India devoting its resources to fighting its second wave, China has stepped into the breach to provide aid to Nepal – but more help is needed

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters
A woman in Kathmandu, Nepal, holds on to much-needed oxygen cylinders for a Covid-19 patient after refilling them at a factory. Photo: Reuters
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