Tag Archives: Quarantine


Nepal reported its first COVID-19 case in a student returning from Wuhan, China, on January 23, 2020. As part of its earliest response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country installed health desks with thermal scanners at Tribhuwan International Airport. Subsequently, the health desks were extended to other regional airports and …

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How did Taiwan and South Korea Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic?

Countries around the world have used different strategies to beat the COVID-19 pandemic since its emergence in Wuhan, China, last December. Nine months into the pandemic, the world is still struggling to contain the virus with little success. Cases are rising at relentless pace across the globe, and new outbreaks …

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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014 claimed 4,810 lives in Liberia, 3,956 in Sierra Leone, and 2,544 in Guinea. The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed 766,080 lives in about 213 countries from December 31, 2019, to August 16, 2020. Even in a relatively modest outbreak, compared to the …

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