Nepal struggles to cope as COVID-19 cases surge | COVID-19 Special

Millions of Nepalis work in India. But many are returning home due to lockdowns and lack of work.
A lot are also bringing an unwanted present for families and friends with them — COVID-19. Cases have exploded in border towns. In the capital Kathmandu, a hundred kilometers from the border, crematoriums have run out of space. Bodies are being burned on pyres in public places. We checked in with Bijay Acharya from the Johns-Hopkins University School of Medicine.


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