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Faisal Edhi tested negative for coronavirus

KARACHI: Faisal Edhi tested negative for coronavirus on Wednesday. Mr Edhi said that it was his first test that had come out as negative.

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Coronavirus reached quarter million

ISLAMABAD: The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped a quarter of a million on Tuesday, with the US government predicting

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Antibody can stop coronavirus infecting cells

PARIS: An antibody that can stop the new coronavirus infecting cells in laboratory tests has been identified by researchers in the Netherlands,

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7.4 billion euros for research into coronavirus vaccines

BRUSSELS: World leaders, Celebrities and philanthropists pledged some 7.4 billion euros ($8.1bn) on Monday for research into coronavirus

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Remdesivir available to patients in US through US govt

WASHINGTON: The head of the maker of remdesivir, an anti-viral shown to reduce recovery times in Covid-19 patients, said on Sunday the

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Coronavirus patient in Hyderabad given plasma

HYDERABAD: A critical coronavirus patient in Hyderabad has been administered an experimental therapy involving injecting convalescent plasma

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259 passengers tested positive for coronavirus coming from abroad

LAHORE: A total of 259 passengers have tested positive for coronavirus out of 3,554 Pakistanis who came back to Punjab by 22 special flights

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Coronavirus outbreak is lower than feared: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said the current mortality rate in the country from coronavirus outbreak is ‘lower than

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International Covid-19 devestation

Turkey’s official death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to 3,081, the health minister announced. In a tweet, Fahrettin Koca said 89 more deaths

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Oxford University Scientists to develop vaccine for coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Scientists at Oxford University are racing to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus well ahead of the standard medical timeline.

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515 coronavirus patients recovered in KP

PESHAWAR: Around 515 coronavirus patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were sent home on Tuesday after they made a recovery from the disease,

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Coronavirus tests for ppl arriving in USA: Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is considering ordering coronavirus tests for people arriving in the United States on

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Wear face mask or sweep streets: Madagascar police

ANTANANARIVO: Madagascar police forced citizens caught outside without a coronavirus face mask to sweep pavements on Monday,

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Sindh cabinet approved COVID-19 Emergency Relief Ordinance

KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet has approved the provincial government’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Ordinance, 2020. Briefing the journalists

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71 new cases in a day in KP

PESHAWAR: With five more deaths of Covid-19 patients, four in Peshawar and one in Swat, the number of fatalities increased to 98 in Khyber

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Dr Javaid laid to rest

PESHAWER: Dr Javaid, 51, fell critically ill on April 10 and was shifted to the ICU where he was put on a ventilator. His colleagues fought valiantly

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Pompeo urged to avoid scapegoating Muslims during Ramazan

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo urged the international community on Thursday to avoid scapegoating Muslims during

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Pakistan launched $595 million funding appeal with UN

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday launched a $595 million funding appeal, in collaboration with the United Nations and its partner organisations,

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China to donate $30 million to WHO after USA refusal

CHINA: China announced Thursday it will donate another $30 million to the World Health Organization to help in the global fight against the

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Imran Khan tested neagtive for Covid-19

ISLAMABAD: The Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, said Wednesday that the Prime Minister