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China reports 22 new coronavirus cases in Mainland

Mainland China has reported 22 new coronavirus cases for April 28, up from 6 reported a day earlier, putting its total number of COVID-19 infections to date at…

Pakistan’s Sindh Province Governor Imran Ismail tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Ismail who is also close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan and senior member of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Isnaf (PTI) confirmed on his twitter account that he…

The ‘mystery’ of low Covid-19 death rates in India baffles many

In India there were 825 confirmed deaths as on 25 April, compared to about half or so of that number on 16 April. This report seems to have…

Pakistan sees a sharp rise in coronavirus cases during Ramadan

Pakistan was already grappling to combat coronavirus spread and now has reported sharp increase in number of coronavirus patients with 700 new cases and 12 deaths on the…

China reports 3 new mainland coronavirus cases

China reported three new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 26, down from 11 a day earlier, with no new deaths, the country’s health authority said on Monday. Of…

Indian woman part of Oxford University vaccine project get Encouragement through Social Media

As the world races to find a cure for the deadly novel coronavirus, a Kolkata woman is playing a crucial part in the team at the University of…

Over 100,000 Keralites register to return home in just 12 hours

Twelve hours after the Kerala government opened a website, on which all those who want to return from abroad would have to register, over 100,000 of Kerala diaspora…

Sri Lanka extends coronavirus lockdown

Sri Lanka reversed plans to end its virus lockdown on Monday, extending it for another week after a spike in coronavirus infections led to a recall of military…

Gujarat saw highest spike in new infections and deaths over the past week

The number of reported coronavirus cases in India rose 15 percent over the past two days to 23,452, data from the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW)…

Nearly 60 new coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship in Japan

Nearly 60 new cases of coronavirus infections were confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan, domestic media reported on Saturday. With testing of…

Indonesia locks Quarantine Violaters in Haunted houses

Superstition comes to the aid again in Sragen regency, Central Java. According to Tribun Jateng, people who have recently travelled back from cities/ other islands, as well as…

Kia begins production of face shields

Many countries all over the world found themselves to be rather unprepared when the coronavirus hit, and they lacked the vast amounts of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed…

8 babies and toddlers catch coronavirus at Tokyo centre

Eight babies and toddlers at a Tokyo care centre have tested positive for the coronavirus after a staff member contracted the disease, its operator said on Wednesday. Tokyo…

How Kerala became the role model in the fight against coronavirus

Padma Kumar, a Dubai resident, walked straight into quarantine in Kerala when he arrived in the southern Indian state on March 20. At the airport in the state…

South Korea’s new coronavirus cases fall to single digits for first time in two months

South Korea on Sunday reported single digit new coronavirus cases for the first day in two months with eight new infections. Of the new cases, five were imported…

The underpaid and unprotected women leading the Covid-19 war

There are approximately 900,000 female community health workers on the frontline as part of India’s battle against Covid-19. Unfortunately  they are poorly paid, ill-prepared and vulnerable to attacks…

Golden Milk Recipe Is Your New Healing Elixir

Turmeric is just about everywhere. This magical spice can transform any dish, offer up serious anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, and boost the immune system. Turmeric’s starring role, however,…

Coronavirus -Is there any evidence for lab release theory?

US state department cables show that embassy officials were worried about biosecurity at a virus lab in Wuhan, China. The lab is in the same city where the…

Pakistan: IMF approves $1.39b in emergency coronavirus aid

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said its executive board had approved $1.386 billion in emergency financing to Pakistan to meet balance of payments needed stemming from the…

Chinese economy shrinks 6.8% in first quarter

China’s economy contracted for the first time in nearly three decades last quarter as drastic measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought activity to a standstill, official data…

Coronavirus case count in India by state

Covid-19 cases in India have doubled in the last couple of days and is now close to the psychological 5000 mark. The Ministry of Health has released the…