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Islamabad: Pakistan this week sealed the Torkham land crossing with Afghanistan in an attempt to control the passage of  new variants of the coronavirus into the country. more
Coronavirus: Bangladesh records less than 40 deaths within 24 hours after 41 days

Dhaka: Coronavirus has killed 37 more people across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours. So far, the death toll in the country has risen to 11,833. Earlier, on March 26, 39 people died.

WHO chief hails ‘monumental moment’ in COVID fight, as US throws support behind vaccine patent waiver

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said the commitment announced by the United States administration to lift vaccine patent protections to help boost g ...

COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations soar among youth in Americas: WHO Regional Director

Washington/Sputnik: Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people are surging as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates across Latin America and the Caribbean, Pan American Health Organization ...

Coronavirus: Bangladesh registers 50 deaths, 1,742 new cases in a day

Dhaka: In the last 24 hours, 50 more people have died due to coronavirus across Bangladesh. Among them were 32 males and 18 females. Of the 50 people, 35 died at government hospitals, 12 ...

Hospitals in Nepal overwhelmed amid Covid surge

As a new wave of Covid-19 infections rages Nepal, hospitals are being overwhelmed in the country, and some reports suggested private hospitals in the country are denying admissions to Cov ...

Latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak in DR Congo declared over

New York: The 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was declared officially over on Monday, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu, ...

Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 17 new COVID-19 cases, all of which were imported, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.

US regulator to authorize Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12-15 year olds next week: Reports

Washinton/Sputnik: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those aged 12 to 15, The New York Times reported, citing fede ...

Lahore to go for complete lockdown on weekends from May 1

Pakistan’s second largest city Lahore will undergo a complete lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays starting May 1 to continue spread of the coronavirus infection, an official said Frid ...