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WHO recommends guidelines on wearing masks in public

  • Jun 06, 2020

The World Health Organization on Friday updated guidance on wearing facemasks during the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging their use in crowded situations in places where the new coronavirus is widespread. As the deadly virus continues to spread, the

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US: White House calls on China to honour 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre victims

  • Jun 05, 2020

The White House said on Thursday (Jun 4) that China's "slaughter" of protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has not been forgotten, urging Beijing to give its first accurate accounting of the bloodshed. "The Chinese Communist Party&

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Countries pledges $8.8 billion to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine

  • Jun 05, 2020

The United Kingdom on Thursday organized a Global Vaccine Summit 2020, to fight with the pandemic and almost every country are pledging their support to develop a vaccine. The virtual event saw representatives of more than 50 countries - business leaders,

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Earthquake with 6.5 magnitude hits Eastern Indonesia

  • Jun 04, 2020

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck north of Halmahera near the province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. Indonesia's national weather and climate agency (BMKG) gave a magnitu

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South Korea, India and other European authorities approves the use of Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

  • Jun 03, 2020

South Korea has approved the emergency use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19 after a government panel last week cited positive results for the anti-viral drug in other countries. Gilead Sciences Inc's Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously,

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WHO warns against over using of antibiotics for COVID-19

  • Jun 02, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against the increasing usage of antibiotics against coronavirus. The organization further added that its usage will lead to more deaths during and after the pandemic ends. WHO Director-General Tedros Adha

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China hits back US by criticizing George Floyd's death and protests

  • Jun 01, 2020

The Chinese government and the media have seized on the ongoing protest in the US and compared it with the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and accused Washington of hypocrisy. CHINA hits back the flames in its war of words with the US, with offici

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Scientists and clinicians raised questions on the validity of major hydroxychloroquine study

  • Jun 01, 2020

More than 100 scientists and clinicians have questioned the authenticity of an influential study that concluded that treating people who have Covid-19 with chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine did not help and might have increased the risk of abnormal heart rhythms and death, a report in the New York Times said.

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Scientists develop method to reduce coronavirus count in plasma, blood products

  • May 31, 2020

Researchers have demonstrated that exposing the novel coronavirus to the vitamin riboflavin and ultraviolet light reduces the viral count in human plasma and whole-blood products, an advance that may help lower the possibility of transmission of the virus via blood transfusion.

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