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Tokyo: As the Olympic Games 2020 kickstarted on Wednesday, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged people around the world not to forget our reality. more
Pfizer to manufacture its Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa

Pfizer and BioNTech have said they will produce Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa in collaboration with Biovac Institute in Cape Town, in a move that would ease the supply of vaccines for ...

Covid-19: Anger grows in Australia as govt clamps lockdown in three states to stop infections

Many people in Australia are annoyed as the government imposed a strict lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, issuing stay-at-home orders for nearly 13 million people across South Aust ...

Covid19: Iran enforces six-day lockdown in Tehran ahead of Eid al-Adha as cases surge

Tehran: The authorities in Iran have clamped a six-day curfew in Tehran and neighbouring Alborz starting on Tuesday as COVID-19 jumped ahead of Eid al-Adha holidays.

Covid19: British PM Boris Johnson self-isolates after coming in contact with health secty Sajid Javid

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak have self-isolated after they came in contact with health secretary Sajid Javid, who tested Covid-19 positive on Saturday. ...

Doctors fear Lebanon can plunge into deeper crisis as new Covid wave emerges

Beirut: Public health experts have warned that hospitals in Lebanon are not equipped to cope with a huge flow of coronavirus patients as the number of new cases skyrocketed, spurred by th ...

Covid19: Overflowing hospitals, oxygen shortage leave Indonesia gasping for breath as daily cases cross 40,000

Jakarta: Indonesia has become the new Covid-19 epicenter with the country recording more than 40,000 cases for two consecutive days, said media reports.

COVID-19 booster strategy as Delta multiplies, highlights ‘disappointing inequality’: WHO

New York: The COVID-19 Delta variant is travelling around the world at a “scorching pace” driving a new spike in cases and deaths, but it’s exposing a ‘hugely unev ...

Bangladesh records 185 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh continues to witness a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as 185 new deaths were recorded due to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Pfizer bats for booster shot as immunity from its vaccine shows decline

Pfizer has admitted that the immunity induced by its coronavirus vaccine is waning and it is making efforts to develop a booster dose that will protect people from the variants of the vir ...