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Saudi Arabia suspended prayers in Mosques

JEDDAH : Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended prayers inside all but the holiest two mosques in Islam as the kingdom steps up efforts to

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Dozens of Afghan patients escaped from quarantine facility

KABUL: Dozens of Afghan patients held in isolation, including at least one confirmed to have the coronavirus, escaped from a quarantine facility

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Number of Coronavirus cases jumped to 150 from 35: Sindh Health

KARACHI: The health authorities in Sindh said on Monday the total number of Coronavirus cases had jumped to 150 from 35 on Sunday after

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Nigeria reported first new coronavirus case in Africa

NIGERIA: Nigeria reported the first new coronavirus case in sub-Saharan Africa on Friday, as global stock markets tanked on deepening fears of a

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Rich countries might have thought they were safer should expect surprises: WHO

GENEVA: It would be a “fatal mistake” for any country to assume it will not be hit by the new coronavirus, and rich countries that might have

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Iran ordered closure of schools, universities and cultural centres

TEHRAN: Iran on Saturday ordered the closure of schools, universities and cultural centres after a coronavirus outbreak that has killed five

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Raja Basharat forwarded medical reports of Nawaz Sharif to a medical board

A special government committee, led by Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat, forwarded the latest medical reports of former prime minister Nawaz

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Fresh cases of coronavirus found in Iran

TEHRAN/BEIJING: Fresh cases of coronavirus were Friday reported across the Middle East, with the Iranian authorities confirming the

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HOTA recommended FIA to register a case against illegal kidney transplant

LAHORE: The Human Organ Transplant Agency (HOTA) on Wednesday recommended to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to register a

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Doctors in Shanghai using infusions of blood plasma to cure Coronanvirus

SHANGHAI: Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still

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Death toll from China virus epidemic neared 1,400

CHINA: The death toll from China's virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a “lack of transparency” from Beijing

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WHO to name Coronovirus COVID-19

The WHO decided to name the virus COVID-19 in keeping with guidelines aimed to avoid linking a disease to an animal or a geographic location.

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Coronavirus transmitted by ppl could be tip of the iceberg: WHO 

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that confirmed cases of coronavirus being transmitted by people who have never travelled to China could be the “tip of the iceberg”.

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Death toll from coronavirus past 1000 in China

The death toll from the novel coronavirus surged past 1000 in mainland China on Monday, overtaking global fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic,

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Scientists from US to Australia searching for coronavirus

Scientists from the United States to Australia are using new technology in an ambitious, multi-million-dollar drive to develop a vaccine in record time to tackle China’s coronavirus

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Chinese Embassy assured Pakistan full understanding of situation

ISLAMABAD: The Chinese Embassy on Sunday assured Pakistan that it had a "full understanding " of the situation the Pakistani students in Wuhan and Hubei

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Chinese doctor who issued early warning about coronavirus died of virus

CHINA: A Chinese doctor who issued an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak before it was officially recognised died of the virus on Friday,

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No decision taken to suspend flights to coronavirus-hit country: Dr Zafar Mirza

The health ministry on Wednesday maintained that flight operations to and from China continue as per normal routine. In a statement,

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Pakistan acquired medical kits to diagnosis coronavirus: Dr Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza said on Monday that Pakistan

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Pakistan Rangers organised free medical camp near Gurdwara Baba Nanak Shah

GHOKI: The Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) organised a free medical camp in the Panchayati Hall area of Gurdwara Baba Nanak Shah