Global COVID-19 Cases Top 9.4 Million

Washington, June 25 : The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has topped 9.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 482,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. By Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 9,405,800, while the fatalities increased to 482,128, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update. With 2,380,452 cases and 121,969 deaths, the US continues with the world’s highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities,...

Human Trial Of New Vaccine Begins In UK

London, June 25 : Volunteers have begun being immunised with a new UK coronavirus vaccine. About 300 people will have the vaccine over the coming weeks, as part of a trial led by Prof Robin Shattock and his colleagues, at Imperial College London. Tests in animals suggest the vaccine is safe and triggers an effective immune response. Experts at Oxford University have already started human trials. The trials are among many across the world – there are around 120...

India Coronavirus Hits 456,552 Cases, 14,483 Deaths

New Delhi, June 24 : India has reported 456,552 cases and 14,483 deaths from coronavirus as of Wednesday, according to latest data from worldometer.So far, 258,685 patients have recovered in the country while 183,384 are active cases till the date, the source said. Among the active cases, 8,944 are in critical codition

Baba Ramdev Announces Ayurvedic Medicine To Cure COVID-19

New Delhi, June 24 : The efficacy of Patanjali’s Coronil medicine which cures Covid-19 has not been corroborated by any independent medical body as of yet. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday claimed that his company Patanjali Ayurved has made the first Ayurvedic medicine for coronavirus disease Covid-19. The medicine called ‘Coronil’ will help in treating the respiratory disease, claimed Ramdev. “The whole country and the world was waiting for medicine or vaccine for corona. We are proud to...

Chinese Company Launches Phase III Clinical Trial At UAE Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Beijing, June 24 : The world’s first phase III clinical trial of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine officially kicked off Tuesday. The ceremony of “Sinopharm’s China National Biotec Group (CNBG) COVID-19 inactivated vaccine International Clinical (Phase III) trial and the United Arab Emirates” was held simultaneously in Beijing and Abu Dhabi via video conference. CNBG and UAE Group 42 signed a clinical cooperation agreement. This is the first company in China to conduct an overseas clinical trial of the COVID-19...

Covid-19 Infections Top 9.1 Million Globally

Kathmandu, June 24 : Confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 9.1 million globally, with over 472,000 fatalities and more than 4.5 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

President Trump Targets Foreign Workers With New Visa Freeze

America, June 23 : US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some green cards and suspended visas for other foreign workers until the end of 2020. High-skilled tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and top executives will be affected. The White House said the move will create jobs for Americans hurting economically due to the pandemic. But critics say the White House is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to tighten up immigration laws. Who’s affected? In a...

Coronavirus Cases Top 9 Million Globally

Kathmandu, June 23 : Global cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed 9 million on Monday, as Brazil and India grappled with a surge in infections, and the United States, China and other hard-hit countries reported new outbreaks, according to a Reuters tally. The first case was reported in China in early January and it took until mid-May to reach 4.5 million cases. It has taken just five weeks to double to 9 million cases, the tally shows. The United...

WHO Warns World Leaders Not to ‘Politicize’ Coronavirus Pandemic

United Arab Emirates, June 23 : World leaders must not politicize the coronavirus pandemic but unite to fight it, the head of the World Health Organization warned Monday, reminding all that the pandemic is still accelerating and producing record daily increases in infections. The comments by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who has faced criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump, came as the number of reported infections soared in Brazil, Iraq, India and southern and western U.S. states, straining local hospitals....

Global coronavirus cases exceed 8.9m

Kathmandu, June 22 : The confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 8.9 million globally till Monday morning, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University. So far, 467,636 fatalities have been reported globally while more than 4.4 million people recovered from the virus, UNB reports. The worst-hit US has recorded over 2.27 million confirmed cases, with a death toll of over 119,967 while Brazil, the world’s second-worst coronavirus hot spot, recorded 50,591 coronavirus deaths till Monday. According to JHU...

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