Recent coronavirus outbreak in China has alarmed the tourism sector in Nepal.
The virus has already entered Nepal and could spread further. It could render a serious blow to the tourism industry, among other sectors. Therefore, we need to take strong measures against the disease.
Health check-up desks for foreigners should be set up not only at the airports but also along the Nepal-India border.
Tourists have already started cancelling hotel bookings.
The outbreak first seen in Chinese Wuhan city has already been seen in Nepal as well.