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COVID infections drop 16% worldwide in one week: WHO

New York: In its latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that although the number of gobal infections have fallen by 16 per cent in a week – 500,000 fewer cases – regions, including Europe, are still in the grip of the virus whose variants are spreading.

Kent coronavirus variant might ‘sweep world’, warns UK scientist

London/UNI, February 12: The head of the United Kingdom's genetic surveillance programme Sharon Peacock warned on Thursday that the coronavirus variant which was first recorded in southeast England is likely to “sweep the world” and become the most dominant global strain, as concerns grow over several emerging mutations of the virus.

Study finds COVID-19 virus triggers antibodies from previous coronavirus infections

New York: The results of a study led by Northern Arizona University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, suggest the immune systems of people infected with COVID-19 may rely on antibodies created during infections from earlier coronaviruses to help fight the disease.

Norway issues coronavirus vaccine caution on elderly as 23 people die days after vaccination

Oslo, January 16: Norway has cautioned against vaccinating the very old and terminally ill patients with Coronavirus vaccine after 23 people died in the country after a few days of the injection.

EU starts mass vaccination

Brussels: The European Union on Sunday started a co-ordinated vaccine rollout to fight the COVID-19 vaccine, in what the bloc's officials said is a "touching moment of unity".

New Covid-19 variants under the microscope as travel bans mount over UK mutation

Dhaka, December 22: The UN health agency chief said on Monday that scientists have been working to understand new Covid-19 variants that have been reported in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests Covid-19 positive

Dhaka, December 17: France's President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, Elysée Palace said on Thursday.

Covid-19: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for roll out

Dhaka, December 2: The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 for widespread use, media reports said.

WHO alerts third wave of COVID19 may hit world

Dhaka, Nov 23, 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a third wave of infections could begin across Europe in early 2021 if it fails to take the necessary steps to prevent a second wave of Kovid-19 infections.

Coronavirus: Italy reports highest ever daily total, adds more names to 'red zones'

Dhaka, November 14: Italy has added more areas to its Covid-19 red zone list after the country reported nearly 41,000 infections.

Asia-Pacific countries commit to advance regional cooperation for sustainable connectivity

Dhaka, November 13: Recognising that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread socio-economic impacts and disruptions across Asia-Pacific, high-level officials called for a rethink on the future development of sustainable transport connectivity and mobility in the region at the sixth session of the Committee on Transport on Friday, an Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) press release notified.

US Covid-19 cases surpass 9 million: Johns Hopkins University

Dhaka/Xinhua, October 31: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 9 million, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Mask use could save nearly 1,30,000 lives by the end of February 2021 in USA: Study

Dhaka, October 24: More than a half million lives could be lost to COVID-19 by 28 February 2021 in the USA, suggests a modeling study published in Nature Medicine. The paper also estimates that universal mask use could prevent the worst effects of epidemic resurgences in many states and could save nearly 130,000 of those half million lives.

Vaccines against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually: WHO Official

Moscow/Sputnik, October 17: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview.

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million-mark

New York: The death toll due to COVID-19 across the globe has touched 1,000,000.