COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Health Implications in Nepal

Mohammad Asim, Brijesh Sathian, Edwin van Teijlingen, Ahammed Mekkodathil, Supram Hosuru Subramanya, Padam Simkhada

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Over the past few decades, we have seen several outbreaks of zoonotic coronavirus infections. These viruses have the potential of interspecies transmission leading to pathogenesis in humans. This particular respiratory coronavirus initially named 2019-nCOV, is known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). In the current situation, abiding to the general health guidelines is utmost important to maintain stronger immunity for fighting infections and protection from other environmental hazards.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-820
Number of pages4
JournalNepal Journal of Epidemiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2020


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