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UNICEF expects 5 million births in nine months in Pakistan

NEW YORK:The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 116 million babies have

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113-year-old Spanish woman beats coronavirus

MADRID: A 113-year-old woman in Spain's northeastern province of Girona has recovered after 

 

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Dr. Sania Nishtar surprise visit at Ehsaas cash facility

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar, paid a surprise visit to

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Mobile Hospital donated by ppl of Palestine

ISLAMABAD: A solidarity gift of Mobile Hospital has been given by the Embassy of Palestine (People of Palestine) to Pakistan to

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UHS launched clinical trial to assess blood plasma therapy

LAHORE: Researchers at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) Saturday launched a clinical trial to assess blood plasma therapy for Covid-19

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115 policemen infected in karachi due to coronavirus

KARACHI: The number of coronavirus-infected policemen has gone up to 115, a police spokesperson said on Friday.

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1,500 hidden confirmed cases of Covid-19: Health dept

LAHORE: The health department has traced 1,500 “hidden confirmed cases” of Covid-19 patients who were in close contact with the Pakistani

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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,