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COVID vaccines

Nepal appeals for COVID-19 vaccines as cases rise

Officials say they urgently need at least 1.6m doses for second shots

Family members mourn a coronavirus victim in Kathmandu on May 3.   © Reuters

KATHMANDU (Reuters) -- Nepal urgently needs at least 1.6 million AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer second shots as the Himalayan country is recording a surge in new coronavirus cases.

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