Review Article
Volume 18 Issue 7 - 2022
Challenges of COVID-19 Related Biomedical Waste Management
Min Bahadur Khadka*
Nobel College, Pokhara University, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal, South Asia
*Corresponding Author: Min Bahadur Khadka, Nobel College, Pokhara University, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal, South Asia.
Received: August 06, 2021; Published: June 20, 2022


The pandemic of COVID-19 has resulted in huge amounts of biological waste (BMW) and plastic waste (PW) [54]. The Covid-19 epidemic has had an impact on waste management, particularly medical waste management [32]. As a result, proper management is required to handle the various types of solid waste, particularly Biomedical waste (BMW), which is emerging in large quantities every day from various health care facilities, quarantine homes, and centers, and the possible challenges we are facing while confronting the problem of this waste, which could be a source of this contagious virus if not properly managed [6]. This research reviewed biomedical waste generated in underdeveloped, developed, and developed countries. I also discussed the problems and possible solutions for dealing with this waste.

Keywords: Challenges of COVID-19 Related; Biomedical Waste Management


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Citation: Min Bahadur Khadka. “Challenges of COVID-19 Related Biomedical Waste Management”. EC Microbiology 18.7 (2022): 21-30.

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