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Now US also stops hydroxychloroquine trial on COVID-19 patients

Researchers in US’s NIH find the drug, which is widely used in India as well, did not provide any benefit to coronavirus patients

21 Jun 2020 11:17 AM

Mumbai terror attacks co-conspirator Tahawwur Rana arrested in Los Angeles

Rana was released from jail after he tested positive for Covid-19, and then rearrested based on the open request for extradition from India

21 Jun 2020 10:29 AM

Government Rs 50 lakh Covid cover for healthworkers extended till September

The scheme implemented by New India Assurance was to end on June 30 as part of Rs 1.70 lakh Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package in March

21 Jun 2020 9:56 AM

Trump admits he urged team to slow down COVID-19 testing

Meanwhile, six members of an advance team working in Tulsa ahead of Trump's rally tested positive for COVID-19

21 Jun 2020 9:33 AM

Australia reimposes restrictions in its second-most populous state

Victoria state recorded double-digit increases in COVID-19 cases for a fourth consecutive day

20 Jun 2020 4:03 PM

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China's latest virus outbreak likely came from Europe: UN

To date, Chinese officials have identified 158 cases in Beijing in the past week

20 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

South Korea has biggest daily coronavirus rise in 3 weeks

South Korea is seeking to contain a spike in fresh virus transmissions since early May when it eased social distancing rules

20 Jun 2020 2:34 PM

COVID-19 patients turned away from hospitals in Pakistan

Pakistan also reported highest daily virus cases today as infections continue to spiral

20 Jun 2020 2:16 PM

Morocco reports highest number of daily coronavirus cases

Local media reported the source of the outbreak was a strawberry packing plant in the town of Kenitra

20 Jun 2020 12:45 PM

Pak-origin Canadian rearrested in US on India's request for role in Mumbai attack

Tahawwur Rana was recently released from jail on compassionate ground after he told a US court that he has tested positive for the COVID-19

20 Jun 2020 11:39 AM

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Beijing reports drop in new coronavirus cases

Officials reported 22 new cases in Beijing on Saturday, along with five others elsewhere in the country

20 Jun 2020 9:42 AM

Brazil tops 1 million cases as coronavirus spreads inland

Specialists believe the actual number of cases in Brazil could be up to seven times higher than the official statistics

20 Jun 2020 9:15 AM

Anti-racism and COVID non-profits will get Google ads worth USD 1 billion this year

Since 2003, Ad Grants has provided non-profits with up to $10,000 per month in free ads on internet search results to help attract donors

19 Jun 2020 6:53 PM

Italy’s sewage water study suggests COVID-19 was there before China

Traces of coronavirus were found in wastewater collected in Italy during December 2019

19 Jun 2020 4:30 PM

China publishes genome sequencing data of new cluster

Officials suggest they identified a European strain based on preliminary studies

19 Jun 2020 4:10 PM

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Scientists call to retract study claiming coronavirus spread is mainly airborne

The study also says noted that wearing of face masks in public corresponds to the most effective means to prevent the spread of COVID-19

19 Jun 2020 1:33 PM

Mainland China reports 32 new coronavirus cases, 25 of them in Beijing

Authorities have restricted the movement of people in the capital and stepped up other measures to prevent the virus from spreading further

19 Jun 2020 9:43 AM

China finds heavy coronavirus traces in seafood, meat sections of Beijing food market

Experts suspect the area’s low temperature and high humidity may have been contributing factors

18 Jun 2020 7:31 PM

Study shows how quickly coronavirus spreads at home

Researchers estimated 'secondary attack rate', that is, the probability that an infected person transmits the disease to someone else

18 Jun 2020 4:34 PM

Qatar Airways: no new Airbus, Boeing deliveries until 2021

International Air Transport Association warned in April that air traffic in Middle East would plummet by more than half this year

18 Jun 2020 3:42 PM

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