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

While global attention has been focused on India’s runaway second Covid-19 wave, a surge in cases has pushed neighbouring Nepal’s health care system to the breaking point, with intensive care unit wards jammed and hospitals clamouring for oxygen.Many medical facilities in the impoverished country of 30 million are refusing admission to Covid-19 patients as beds and drugs are also in short supply, while doctors fear Nepal’s outbreak is on a worse trajectory than India’s.“Our medical…

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