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New York: Nearly 40 million children are at risk of getting measles due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a joint report published on Wednesday. more
China registers first deaths due to COVID-19 in six months

Beijing: China registered its first deaths due to COVID-19 in six months as the country continues to implement its Zero COVID-strategy to combat rising cases.

China: Guangzhou witnessing surge in COVID-19 cases

Guangzhou: China's Guangzhou is witnessing a tough situation as the city is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases with nearly 2,000 local infections reported on Monday, media reports s ...

Chinese authorities to stick to Zero COVID rule

Beijing: Chinese authorities have said they will continue to stick to the Zero COVID rule despite growing discontent over the system.

China records highest daily count in six months despite implementing strict COVID-19 curbs

China, which is following strict COVID-19 restrictions, registered 4,420 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections on Saturday.

New WHO strategy aims to strengthen rapid response to health emergencies

New York: Amid mounting health emergencies globally – such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-related crises, and the war in Ukraine – the World Health Organization (WHO) on We ...

COVID-19: Australia to end mandatory isolation

Canberra: The Australian government has said the country will end mandatory enforcing of  Covid isolation from next month.

Build momentum to ‘finish the job’ and end COVID-19 pandemic, Guterres urges

New York: Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres, took part in a High-Level event at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, noting the encouraging progre ...

France approves Omicron-adapted vaccines for booster shot

Paris: The French national health authority (HAS) approved three bivalent mRNA vaccines against the Covid-19 Omicron variants for a booster shot during the vaccination campaign starting o ...

Fauci not as confident about pandemic end as US President Joe Biden

Washington: US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci does not sound as confident as the American President when it comes to the nation's current Covid status.