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'Suspected' drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, injures 6, Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis claim responsibility

Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

Coronavirus: 10 dead, over 6,500 cases in a day in Bangladesh

Cabinet approves draft law on appointment of Election Commissioner

Negative and anti-development politics has collapsed: Quader

US: Snow leopard dies in zoo after suffering from COVID-19

Bloomington: A snow leopard died after suffering from COVID-19 induced pneumonia at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington city of the US.

Canada records first single-day increase of over 10,000 coronavirus cases

Ottawa, December 21: Canada reported 10,621 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first increase of over 10,000 cases in a single day since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in February 2020.

Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

London, December 2: England has recorded 22 confirmed Omcron infection cases as the latest Covid-19 variant is driving the world to take stringent measures to stop its spread.

WHO classifies new Covid-19 strain as 'variant of concern', names it 'Omicron'

Geneva, November 27: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared the recently-detected B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern and named it as Omicron.

Coronavirus: Pfizer vaccine shows 100 percent efficiency in adolescents after 4 months

New York, November 25: Pfizer-BioNTech have announced topline results from a longer-term analysis of the safety and efficacy of their Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged between 12 through 15 years, where it was found that two-dose series showed 100 percent efficiency against the virus after four months.

Coronavirus: Delta Plus variant may spread more easily, UK experts warn

London, October 23: Health experts in the United Kingdom fear that a new form of the Delta coronavirus- the mutated Delta Plus- may spread more easily than the regular variant.

China: Wuhan lab created '10,000-times stronger than usual’ coronavirus strains, says scientist

Wuhan: A Wuhan-based lab in China created coronavirus strains that were up to 10,000-times stronger than usual, media reports said on Saturday.

Chinese researchers claim they found new batch of coronavirus in bats

Beijing, June 12: Chinese researchers have claimed that they have found a new batch of coronavirus in bats, media reports said.

Chinese vaccine may require third dose: Egyptian researcher

Cairo, June 8: A third dose may be needed to increase the effectiveness of the Chinese vaccine, said an Egyptian member of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine research team.

Mike Pompeo claims Wuhan lab was engaged in military activity alongside civilian research

Washington, June 1: Ex-US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China was engaged in military activity alongside its civilian research.

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".