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First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testing

Developed by Dr Fauci, US government’s top infectious disease expert, reports say the vaccine revved up people’s immune systems as hoped

15 Jul 2020 9:21 AM

Biophore gets DCGI nod to manufacture, export Favipiravir

CEO of Biophore said all starting materials for making favipiravir are either sourced locally or have been developed in-house for use

15 Jul 2020 6:59 AM

PepsiCo Inc reports double-digit fall in beverage sales in India

The company said its snacks volume also witnessed double-digit decline in India during the said period

14 Jul 2020 10:11 AM

Glenmark Pharma cuts price of COVID-19 drug Favipiravir to Rs 75/tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals had launched antiviral drug Favipiravir, under the brand name FabiFlu, last month at a price of Rs 103 per tablet

13 Jul 2020 2:53 PM

Another #MeToo wave sweeps up Egypt amidst a pandemic

Sexual assault is deep-seated problems in Egypt, where victims must also fight a culture that ties female chastity to family reputation

13 Jul 2020 1:22 PM

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China reports 141 dead or missing in flooding since June

Flood damage has been estimated in hundreds of millions of dollars, adding to pressure on an economy deeply impacted by the pandemic

13 Jul 2020 12:51 PM

Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus

'For the first time in human history, an entire generation of children globally have had their education disrupted,' UNESCO report says

13 Jul 2020 10:43 AM

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new COVID cases

If Florida were a country, it would rank fourth in the world for the most new cases in a day behind the United States, Brazil and India

13 Jul 2020 10:30 AM

Dengue prevention efforts worldwide stifled by coronavirus pandemic

With healthcare systems crumbling in countries around the world, experts say they aren’t sure how world would be able to handle this load

13 Jul 2020 9:36 AM

Indonesia military academy hit by virus outbreak

Of the 1,280 confirmed infections, 991 were cadets and the rest were staff and their family members

12 Jul 2020 6:12 PM

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Fifth night of protests in front of Serbian parliament

This week’s demonstrations were initially driven by frustration over economically stifling measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

12 Jul 2020 11:48 AM

Coronavirus crisis: Air India cancels job offers to 180 trainees

Air India says it's 'discontinuing with training arrangement' because of the troubles in the aviation sector

12 Jul 2020 9:55 AM

As virus rages in US, Trump finally wears a mask

Trump has reportedly told aides that wearing a mask would make him look weak and he could not allow media photograph him in one

12 Jul 2020 9:14 AM

COVID-19 in Bachchan household: Amitabh and son Abhishek test positive

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope told a TV channel that Amitabh is asymptomatic but is stable and responding well to treatment.

12 Jul 2020 12:33 AM

China rejects food imports after virus detected in shipments

Worries have risen since a June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city’s largest wholesale market

11 Jul 2020 1:36 PM

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COVID-19 has hit dozens of Latin leaders, including presidents

A review of official statements from public officials across Latin America found at least 42 confirmed cases of new coronavirus in leaders

11 Jul 2020 9:19 AM

Most adults infected with COVID-19 in South Africa are asymptomatic cases

Majority of COVID-19 infections are going unnoticed, but enrolment process for vaccine trials has shown that far more people are infected

11 Jul 2020 8:51 AM

Oxygen already runs low as COVID-19 surges in South Africa

South Africa, Africa’s most developed country, is a new global hot spot with 238,339 cases overall

10 Jul 2020 4:06 PM

WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation

The WHO mission is politically sensitive, with the US moving to cut ties with it over allegations the agency is biased toward China

10 Jul 2020 2:47 PM

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

This unidentified virus has caused 1,772 deaths in the first six months of 2020, including 628 people in June alone

10 Jul 2020 1:20 PM

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