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WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation

The WHO mission is politically sensitive, with the US moving to cut ties with it over allegations the agency is biased toward China

10 Jul 2020 2:47 PM

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

This unidentified virus has caused 1,772 deaths in the first six months of 2020, including 628 people in June alone

10 Jul 2020 1:20 PM

Australia slashes citizen returns by half as virus surge worsens

Some five million residents of greater Melbourne were ordered into a six-week lockdown this week in an effort to curb a second wave of virus

10 Jul 2020 11:19 AM

Virus Politics: Americans divided as US hits new COVID-19 record every day

US reported another single-day virus record on Thursday as well with more than 60,500 COVID-19 cases

10 Jul 2020 9:53 AM

Bali island reopens after 3 months of virus lockdown

The local government had granted automatic visa extensions to more than 7,000 tourists who got stranded in the island due to coronavirus

09 Jul 2020 3:59 PM

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Burkina Faso's volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

In an attempt to bolster the army that failed to contain jihadist violence, the government passed a law to arm civilians in January

09 Jul 2020 2:03 PM

Dead bodies kidnapped in Indonesia as traditions clash with virus protocol

Corpse handlers say their job profile itself has changed, with longer hours and some even required to do rituals typically done by families

09 Jul 2020 1:10 PM

With zero new local cases, the second wave of virus also coming down in China

Wearing of masks remains obligatory in most indoor spaces and a proof of health is required for entrance to many venues

09 Jul 2020 12:32 PM

DHL to lay off 2,200 UK workers at Jaguar Land Rover factories

DHL indicated that half of the job cuts are due to a decline in car production and half are the result of anticipated “efficeincy savings”

09 Jul 2020 11:26 AM

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 12 million

Many hard-hit countries are easing lockdowns, while others, such as China and Australia, implement another round in response to a resurgence

09 Jul 2020 9:33 AM

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Gilead starts testing inhaled version of remdesivir for COVID-19

Gilead also plans to start additional clinical trials to evaluate remdesivir when used in combination with anti-inflammatory medicines

09 Jul 2020 9:10 AM

We can now trap coronavirus in this 'catch and kill' air filter

According to a recent study, the device killed 99.8 per cent of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in a single pass through its filter

08 Jul 2020 2:44 PM

What will it take for Bolsonaro to treat this pandemic seriously?

Brazil is the second worst affected country in the world in this pandemic, and now the president himself has been tested COVID-19 positive

08 Jul 2020 2:05 PM

US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, says he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected

08 Jul 2020 9:44 AM

Mylan Pharma to launch remdesivir in India at Rs 4,800 per 100 mg vial

The drug will be launched under the brand name Desrem in India and will be available to patients later this month

07 Jul 2020 1:48 PM

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To prevent outbreaks like COVID-19, zoonotic diseases need to be curbed, says UN

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic disease, but it is not the first. Ebola, SARS, MERS, HIV, Lyme disease preceded it, UNEP Director said

07 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China's heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing

06 Jul 2020 2:16 PM

Can coronavirus spread through air? Hundreds of experts say yes

Scientists say there is evidence that coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise its pandemic guideline

06 Jul 2020 12:36 PM

Taj Mahal won't open today, order cites risk of COVID-19 spread

The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown for monuments that have been closed since March

06 Jul 2020 10:51 AM

Saudi Arabia announces haj health measures for domestic pilgrims

Muslims from other countries are barred from the rite for first year in modern times, while number of domestic pilgrims are limited to 1,000

06 Jul 2020 10:29 AM

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