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Moscow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom will continue to register a high number of COVID-19 related deaths in the near future, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. more
Healthier world means ‘safer America’ Tedros stresses, as UN-led vaccine initiative announces deal for 40 million doses

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement securing up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine, under ...

Pandemic will not end for anyone, ‘until it ends for everyone’

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic “will not end for anyone, until it ends for everyone”, an independent UN human rights expert said on Friday, advocating for an equitable and gl ...

Guterres urges world to ‘work together in solidarity’ as US moves to rejoin WHO

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday welcomed the announcement by President Joe Biden that the United States will re-engage with the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

China gifts Pakistan 500,000 doses of its Sinopharm vaccine: Foreign Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: China has sent 500,000 doses of its Sinopharm vaccine to Pakistan for free and pledged to send 1.1 million more doses by late February, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mah ...

Mask-wearing linked to reduced COVID-19 transmission, US modelling study suggests

London: Mask-wearing is associated with better control of COVID-19 transmission in the community, according to a study that links data from a survey of more than 300,000 people in the US ...

WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in COVID-19 vaccine access

New York: A “me-first approach” to COVID-19 vaccines on the part of some countries and manufacturers is putting equitable access to these lifesaving treatments at risk, the he ...

Number of COVID-19 cases in US tops 24 million

Washington/Sputnik: The number of cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States on Monday surpassed 24 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Man lived in Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear from COVID-19 : Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: A 36-year-old man managed to live inside Chicago’s O’hare International Airport for three months claiming to be too afraid to fly because of COVID-19, media re ...

Bangladesh records 16 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh recorded 16 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Monday.