Dhaka: Sarah Gilbert, who led a team that developed the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, believes that  SARS-CoV-2 will likely recede into the background in the upcoming times. more
WHO continues to urge China to share more data amid COVID-19 surge

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the COVID-19 surge in China, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, in his first virtual briefing ...

2022 Year In health: New Ebola and cholera outbreaks, mpox emergency, COVID-19 ‘not over’

New York: The UN warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is still a cause for global concern, and outbreaks of cholera, Ebola and Monkeypox (now renamed mpox) led to the mobilization of health ...

Bangladesh registers 36 new coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 36 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Beijing registers highest COVID-19 cases in past 18 months ahead of Winter Olympics

Beijing: Beijing recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last 18 months just ahead of the start of the  Winter Olympics here.

NeoCoV virus: Wuhan scientists warn of new coronavirus strain with higher infection rate, fatality

Wuhan: Chinese scientists have warned that a strain of coronavirus has been discovered in South Africa which is potentially more transmissible and deadly, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan may face COVID-19 fifth wave in February: Experts

Islamabad: Health experts have warned that Pakistan may experience fifth wave of the COVID-19 in the mid of February 2022, media reports said.

Still ‘not clear’ whether Omicron COVID variant is more transmissible or more severe than Delta: WHO

New York: The World Health Organization published on Sunday an update on the science regarding the new coronavirus variant Omicron which is causing global concern and sparking increasing ...

Chinese mainland reports 57 locally transmitted Covid-19 cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 57 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Saturday.

COVID-19: Indian Prime Minister Modi announces door-to-door vaccination drive

Delhi (JEN): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said coronavirus vaccines should now be taken to the doorsteps of the people, and there should be an equal focus on the secon ...