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'Don't waste a minute': Chinese firm readies mass vaccine production
Sinovac Biotech, which is conducting one of the four clinical trials that have been authorised in China, has claimed great progress in its research and promising results among monkeys.
Living with Covid-19: How lives have changed
ET brings you a wrap on the virus' spread and containment measures taken over the past week.
Endgame Covid-19: The cure for coronavirus may not be that far
WHO has given a 6-point strategy on lifting the restrictions and speeding up t...
Coronavirus: SC seeks Centre's response on plea for evacuating 850 pilgrims from Iran
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant, which heard the matter through video-conferencing, issued notice to the Centre on the plea which has sought a direction to the government to provide adequate medical support to these Indian citizens who are stranded in Iran till their evacuation.
WHO recommends a ‘solidarity trial’ to speed up vaccine
Participants will be enrolled continuously during the trial and vaccine candidates that are not working will be dropped from testing.
Number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan may rise to 2,00,000 by mid-July
Talking to leading English daily Dawn, caretaker of a seminary and a mosque, Nazeer Ahmed, insisted that Covid-19 was nothing but God’s wrath for their wrongdoings. He claimed that so far no case had been reported from any mosque. Earlier, two separate agreements were signed between the administration and the leading ulema on Wednesday to implement the SOPs.
WHO literally a pipe organ for China: Donald Trump
President Donald Trump Wednesday termed the World Health Organization "literally a pipe organ for China" and said the United States will soo...
End 'tsunami of hate' over COVID-19 pandemic says UN Chief
UN chief Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the "tsunami of hate and xenophobia" unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic and appealed for an all-out effort to end hate speech globally.
Tablighi Jamaat is a Talibani crime, not negligence: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said World Health Organisation guidelines were already in place in March when the Jamaat was holding its conclave.
Facebook, YouTube remove 'Plandemic' video, Twitter blocks hashtags #PlagueOfCorruption and #Plandemicmovie
The 26-minute video went viral this week across social media platforms.
WHO warns lifting of coronavirus lockdowns must be gradual
The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that any lifting of lockdowns to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus must be gradual, and if restrictions were to be relaxed too soon, there would be a resurgence of infections.
Maharashtra health minister says newspapers dont cause coronavirus
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday slammed rumours that claimed that newspapers were spreading the coronavirus and said that the rumours were ‘baseless’.
Global coronavirus toll tops 165,000
In the United States, now the worst-hit country, the death toll stood at 40,683 with 759,786 infections. At least 70,980 patients have recovered. Italy is the next most affected country with 23,660 deaths and 178,972 confirmed infections.
Can India win the fight against deadly coronavirus?
Despite measures, worries are mounting that many factors stack the odds against effective containment.
Myanmar army again guilty of abuses, possible war crimes: UN expert
The military is locked in an increasingly bloody civil war against the Arakan Army (AA), an insurgent group fighting for more autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Scores have been killed, hundreds wounded and some 150,000 people have fled their homes since the fighting erupted in January last year.
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