State of Health
Islamabad: Pakistan has now become the 30th nation in the world to cross   the grim milestone of 1 million cases. more
Bangladesh: 166 new death recorded due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh continues to witness the fury of COVID-19 pandemic as 166 people lost their lives in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Friday.

COVID-19: Africa ‘third wave’ not yet over, while vaccine inequity threatens all

New York: Although new COVID-19 cases in Africa have slowed following an eight-week surge, this “small step forward” could be short-lived, the Regional Office of the World Hea ...

Revealed: Inequalities persist in HIV prevention, child treatment services

New York: Nearly half of the 1.7 million children worldwide living with HIV were not on treatment last year, the UN programme leading the global fight against HIV and AIDS, UNAIDS, said i ...

Lifesaving help needed for Venezuela cancer patients hit by US sanctions

New York: Independent UN rights experts on Wednesday warned that hundreds of Venezuelan cancer patients could die because they have been caught up in the excessively strict application of ...

Over 100,000 more people will be dead by the end of Olympics: WHO chief

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 real ...

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.

China may be failing in its fight against myopia amid COVID-19 pandemic

Beijing: China has been battling hard against the trouble of myopia and with children getting more involved in studying online amid COVID-19, the problem may be accelerating.