A former top Chinese government scientist has said the possibility of a leak of COVID-19 virus from a laboratory should not be ruled out. more
Kazakhstan officially lifts Covid restrictions

Astana: Kazakhstan has officially lifted restrictive measures as the COVID-19 pandemic has been declared over by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Kazakh Ministry of Healthcare sai ...

China: Current Covid infections feature low prevalence level, mild symptoms

Beijing: The overall Covid-19 infections in China have entered a low prevalence level since mid-May, and the vast majority of Covid patients show mild symptoms, medical experts said.

China is fighting new COVID-19 wave, may see 65 million weekly cases: Reports

Beijing: Chinese authorities are now trying to push out vaccines to fight the ongoing rise in COVID-19 which might reach its peak in June.

World must be ready to respond to next pandemic: WHO chief

New York: Although COVID-19 may no longer be a global public health emergency, countries must still strengthen response to the disease and prepare for future pandemics and other threats, ...

Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine no longer available in US

Los Angeles: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is no longer available in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Study finds obesity accelerates loss of COVID-19 vaccination immunity

The protection offered by COVID-19 vaccination declines more rapidly in people with severe obesity than in those with normal weight, scientists at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinbu ...

Health systems show first major signs of post-COVID-19 recovery

New York: Health systems in most countries have started showing the first major signs of recovery three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left millions dead and hundreds of mill ...

WHO launches new pandemic prevention plan, as COVID deaths fall 95 per cent

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday launched a new initiative to help strengthen countries’ ability to plan for, and deal with, another deadly pandemic like C ...

Is there a chance of another COVID-19 like pandemic to take place in next 10 years: Check out what risk modelling shows

Airfinity’s new risk modelling, that is being presented at the Rhodes Summit in London Friday the 14th, indicates there’s a 27.5 pct chance that a pandemic as deadly as COVID- ...