Italy reports dip in Covid-19 cases after 5 days

After five straight days of small increases, the number of day-to-day confirmed Covid-19 cases in Italy has dipped. According to Health Ministry figures on Sunday, 192 cases were registered in the previous 24 hours, compared to 235 in Saturday’s tally. Feeding some of those recent increases, concerned authorities have said, were hotspots of contagion blamed […]

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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine and combination of HIV drug trials among hospitalised Covid-19 patients

The World Health Organisation on Saturday has halted its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination of HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir for the treatment of hospitalised Covid-19 patients after they failed to reduce the death rate, Al Jazeera reported. “These interim trial results show that hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produce little or no reduction in the […]

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With 4,339 new cases, Pakistan’s Covid tally reaches 217,809; death toll at 4,473

Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally reached 2,17,809 on Thursday after the country recorded fresh 4,339 cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said. With 78 new deaths due to coronavirus, Pakistan’s death toll stands at 4,473. A total of 1,04,694 patients that amount to nearly half of the total cases in the country recovered from […]

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Trump “More And More Angry At China” Over Coronavirus Spread

This comes after US health officials warned they were not in “total” control of the pandemic. (File) Washington: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was growing “more and more angry at China” over the spread of the coronavirus, as American health officials warned they were not in “total” control of the pandemic and were concerned […]

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US official defends Donald Trump stepping outdoors without mask

Home / World News / US official defends Donald Trump stepping outdoors without mask Addressing spikes in reported coronavirus cases in some states, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said people “have to take ownership” of their own behaviours by social distancing and wearing masks if possible. world Updated: Jun 29, 2020 09:00 IST […]

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“Not Able To Breathe”: Hyderabad Man’s Message To Father Before He Dies Of COVID-19

People tweeted to point out the troubles and indifference that patients have to face. Hyderabad: A video by a dying 34-year-old man giving his last message to his father from a government hospital in Hyderabad has left people shocked amid the coronavirus pandemic. The man was finally admitted to Hyderabad Government Chest Hospital on Wednesday […]

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London police to crackdown on illegal parties as officers attacked again

London police will crackdown on illegal street parties after officers came under attack for the second night running as they tried to disperse an unauthorised gathering, the capital’s police chief said on Friday. As Britain has begun to ease strict coronavirus lockdown rules, police have had to deal with a number of illegal parties and […]

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Israel and UAE to announce partnership to combat Covid: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that his government and the United Arab Emirates will soon announce a partnership in the fight against the coronavirus. The deal, which the UAE later said involved two private companies, comes despite recent warnings from UAE officials that Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank […]

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16 vaccines against Covid-19 enter clinical evaluation stage, 125 candidates in preclinical evaluation: WHO’s draft landscape

With nearly 10 million Covid-19 patients across the globe and over 4.8 coronavirus fatalities, the need for a Covid-19 antidote becomes more urgent by the day. The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc.’s experimental vaccine, ChAdOx1-S, has become the first to enter the final stages of clinical trials against the coronavirus disease. But Oxford and […]

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