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Shanghai: Chinese authorities have extended the lockdown in Shanghai city to cover the entire 25 million people amid rise in COVID-19 cases, media reports said on Tuesday. more
Chinese mainland registers 1,173 Covid-19 cases

Beijing: The Chinese mainland reported 1,173 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 infections on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

UN chief calls for greater inclusion, marking World Autism Awareness Day

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has highlighted the need for greater support for people with autism, particularly at the community-level.

China: Shanghai struggles with Covid infections

Beijing: Authorities in the Chinese city of Shanghai have been struggling to deal with the suspected wave of new Covid infections, in a sign of how serious the outbreak is in China's ...

A third of the world remains totally unvaccinated against COVID: Tedros

New York: A third of the world’s population has yet to receive a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including a shocking 83 per cent of all Africans, said the head of the World Health ...

France records over 217,480 new Covid cases

Paris/UNI/Xinhua: France on Tuesday reported 217,480 new Covid-19 cases detected in the past 24 hours, the highest daily number since the country lifted most Covid-19 restrictions on Marc ...

China's COVID-19 outbreak: Shanghai plans to launch new round of nucleic acid testing

Shanghai: Shanghai city in China, which is witnessing a massive rise in COVID-19 cases, will launch a new round of nucleic acid testing across the city starting from 5 am on Monday, local ...

Shanghai: Chinese authorities to impose lockdown in phased manner amid rising COVID-19 cases 

Shanghai: China, a nation which is combating a surge in COVID-19 cases, is all set to impose a lockdown on Shanghai city.

WHO publishes first-ever country estimates on unintended pregnancy, abortion

New York: Data analysis on unintended pregnancy and abortion from 150 countries has revealed major disparities in accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare, the UN health agency, WHO, ...

UN health agency appeals to reverse gains lost in fight against tuberculosis

New York: World TB Day is marked on 24 March, and this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for urgent investment in the fight against tuberculosis, “to save million ...