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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 ...

New health pass introduced amid soaring Covid cases sparks protests in France

Paris: France is seeing the fastest ever jump in coronavirus cases in this pandemic, prompting the authorities to bring into effect a new Covid health pass.

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.

COVID-19 antibodies persist at least nine months after infection: Study

London: Testing of an entire Italian town shows antibody levels remain high nine months after SARS-CoV-2 infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic.

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 ...

Act now to provide COVID-19 vaccines for all: ECOSOC President

New York: Ensuring COVID-19 vaccines for all will be critical if the world is to defeat the pandemic, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Munir Akram, said on Frida ...

Pakistan against witnessing rise in COVID-19 positivity rate

Islamabad: Pakistan, a country that has witnessed several waves of the pandemic, is slowly witnessing the COVID-19 positivity rate touch to 6.1 percent.