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Islamabad: Experts believe Pakistan may witness yet another COVID-19 wave as daily cases continue to witness a surge for the past couple of days, media reports said on Sunday. more
Pakistan's COVID-19 positivity rate spikes by 1.3 percent after detection of 152 cases

Islamabad: Pakistan, a nation which has witnessed several deadly rounds of COVID-19 outbreaks, witnessed a 1.3 percent rise in positivity rate after 152 new cases were detected, as per da ...

China reports first case of 'more contagious' Omicron BA.4 variant: Reports

Beijing: China, which is witnessing a spike in cases and consequent lockdown, has reported the more contagious Omicron BA.4 variant, media reports said on Tuesday.

'COVID-19 is not over', Tedros warns World Health Assembly

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told health ministers on Sunday that although reported COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined significantly, it is not time yet ...

Israel cancels Covid-19 tests for inbound travelers

Jerusalem: Foreign nationals flying to Israel will no longer be required to take a coronavirus test before boarding, the Israeli Ministry of Health said.

Nearly 15 million deaths directly or indirectly linked to COVID-19

New York: Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursda ...

Record profits, while COVID treatment often ‘out of reach’ for the poor

New York: While reported COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline, Omicron sub-variants are driving an increase in the Americas and Africa, the head of the World Health Organization ...

Working towards a malaria-free world

New York: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the past year has seen “significant breakthroughs in malaria prevention and control”, a senior official of the UN health agency said o ...

Japanese drugmaker Shionogi claims its COVID pill shows rapid clearance of virus

Tokyo: Japanese drug maker Shionogi & Co., Ltd. on Sunday announced new results from two late-breaking presentations of S-217622 at the 32nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology ...

WHO recommends COVID-19 drug and urges transparency around pricing

New York: A highly successful COVID-19 therapy must be made available to more people, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, calling for wider distribution and greater transparency ...