WHO alarmed on Europe situation as global COVID-19 cases surge past 30 million

In another grim landmark, the number of coronavirus cases surged past 30 million around the globe Thursday as the UN health body warned of “alarming rates of transmission” across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods. Britain is limiting gatherings and France is set to roll out new curbs for major cities as governments across مزید پڑھیں

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World Bank says COVID-19 pandemic threatens child education, health gains

The World Bank on Thursday said that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic threatens to diminish progress made in the last decade in improving child education and health, particularly in the poorest countries. The conclusion comes in the Washington-based development lender’s Human Capital Index for 2020, which ranks countries on how well children are prepared for the مزید پڑھیں

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Nine doctors of Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore contract coronavirus

Nine doctors of Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Lahore on Monday contracting novel coronavirus. As per details, Dr Muhammad Umer, Dr Ahmed Zaman, Dr Arsalan, Dr Haider, Dr Naeem Haider, Dr Waqar Ahmed, Dr Sharjeel, Dr Hassan, Dr Maria Yasmeen and Abdul Hanan have been tested positive for the coronavirus. The aforesaid doctors have quarantined themselves مزید پڑھیں

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WHO asks world to learn from Pakistan’s fight against COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) mentioned Pakistan among a list of countries that the world can emulate in the fight against coronavirus. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in a recent press briefing remarked that Pakistan has used the infrastructure it developed in its fight against polio to tackle COVID-19. The other countries mentioned by مزید پڑھیں

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WHO says vaccine safety top priority, as AstraZeneca pauses study

Safety of a prospective COVID-19 vaccine comes “first and foremost”, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist said on Wednesday, as a trial of a leading candidate from AstraZeneca was paused due to concerns over side effects. Rollout of an effective vaccine is seen as a crucial step in helping battered economies recover from the coronavirus مزید پڑھیں

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