Chinese turn to traditional remedies to fight COVID

As COVID-19 rips through China’s vast population, making millions sick and fuelling a shortage of drugs, many are turning to old-school traditional medicines to battle the aches and pains of the virus. President Xi Jinping has promoted traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) since the start of the pandemic, while health officials have hailed its “important role” مزید پڑھیں

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WHO recommends not using Indian cough syrups linked to deaths

The World Health Organisation has said that two cough syrups made by India’s Marion Biotech should not be used for children, after the products were linked to 19 deaths in Uzbekistan. Analysis by Uzbekistan’s health ministry showed the syrups, Ambronol and DOK-1 Max, contained a toxic substance, ethylene glycol. The syrups were administered in doses مزید پڑھیں

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AKUH confirms 6 cases of Omicron sub-variant XBB in Karachi

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) confirmed on Wednesday the detection of six coronavirus cases belonging to the highly-contagious Omicron subvariant category XBB in Karachi. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the XBB is a highly contagious subvariant of Covid-19’s Omicron strain. As per early evidence, the XBB variant had a higher reinfection risk, مزید پڑھیں

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Hearses queue at Beijing crematorium, even as China reports no new COVID deaths

Dozens of hearses queued outside a Beijing crematorium on Wednesday, even as China reported no new COVID-19 deaths in its growing outbreak, sparking criticism of its virus accounting as the capital braces for a surge of severe cases. Following widespread protests, the country of 1.4 billion people this month began dismantling its “zero-COVID” regime of مزید پڑھیں

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China officially reports first Covid deaths in weeks as virus wave swells

China officially reported on Monday its first Covid-related deaths since the government began dismantling strict anti-virus controls earlier this month, feeding anxiety that this could be the start of a grim trend as the virus rips through the country. Monday’s two deaths were the first to be reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) since مزید پڑھیں

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Tracking Covid cases in China ‘impossible’ as infections soar

China’s top health body said on Wednesday the true scale of coronavirus infections in the country is now “impossible” to track, with officials warning cases are rising rapidly in Beijing after the government abruptly abandoned its zero-Covid policy. Beijing’s decision to scrap mass testing and quarantines after nearly three years of attempting to stamp out مزید پڑھیں

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