As you read this, the country of Nepal is being decimated by the COVID-19 virus.
- John Mac Ghlionn and Tejeswi KC
- International Policy Digest
Every few minutes, due to a lack of available oxygen, a life is lost.
Both in Kathmandu, the capital city, and the rural areas of Nepal, help from the government, like oxygen and available hospital beds, is in short supply.
With a population of more than 30 million people, Nepal has only 1,127 ICU beds and 453 ventilators.
In Nepalgunj, a city bordering Uttar Pradesh, one of the worst affected areas in neighboring India, help from government officials has been non-existent.
Bheri Hospital, for…