China will set up a “line of separation” at Mount Everest’s summit, as Nepal struggles to control a COVID-19 outbreak. In this photograph, on May 2, 2021 mountaineers trek along the Khumbu glacier near Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district, some 140 km northeast of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

TOPSHOT – In this photograph taken on May 2, 2021 mountaineers trek along the Khumbu glacier near Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district, some 140 km northeast of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP) (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images)