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New York: Despite efforts to break the global cycle of panic and neglect seen throughout multiple disease outbreaks, the UN health agency chief said on Friday that the new coronavirus has shown that the world was “woefully under prepared”. more
Amid COVID-19 horror, Brucellosis outbreak hits thousands after factory leak in China

Beijing: The horror of COVID-19 pandemic is still not over and in such a scenario a new report has emerged that several people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial dise ...

WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort

New York: Countries which have not signed on to a global mechanism that has pledged to provide fair and timely access to a COVID-19 vaccine, are urged to do so before Friday, the head of ...

COVID-19: 10 people test positive in PoK

Islamabad: As many as 10 people have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) during the past 24 hours, taking the tally of positive cases in the area ...

New Zealand reports zero coronavirus cases for 1st time in over a month

Wellington/UNI: New Zealand has reported no new cases of coronavirus on Friday, the first time since early August.

Syria COVID spread may be much higher than figures suggest, Lowcock tells Security Council

New York: Reports from inside Syria are pointing to a much broader spread of COVID-19 than the number of confirmed cases – currently 3,618 – suggests, the UN’s top human ...

China leading in COVID-19 vaccine development, has no need to steal foreign data, claims Beijing

Beijing/Sputnik: China is leading in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 and thus Beijing does not need to steal vaccine-related data from other countries, Chinese Foreign Minis ...

UK coronavirus cases rise by 3,395 amid test shortages

London/Xinhua: The number of coronavirus cases in Britain rose by 3,395 on Thursday with 21 more deaths as the country is struggling to cope with test shortages.

Covid-19: Death toll reaches 4,859 as 36 more die within 24 hours in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bangladesh has reported another 36 deaths due to covid-19, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

UK may implement curfews in London to contain possible 2nd wave of COVID-19 - Official

Moscow/Sputnik: Curfews may be imposed in London to prevent a second wave of COVID-19, Kevin Fenton, the London director of Public Health England agency, said in an interview with the Eve ...