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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Federal cabinet approves procurement of Covid-19 vaccine

The federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday allowed the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to purchase...

Coronavirus vaccine: Pakistan to purchase 1.2m doses from China’s Sinopharm

Pakistan will purchase 1.2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from China's Sinopharm, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudry said on Thursday. "The Cabinet Committee...

Pakistan govt liaising with coronavirus vaccine manufacturers, NCOC told

The federal government has informed the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) that it is liaising with leading manufacturers of the novel coronavirus vaccines...

BioNTech says can make vaccine for new coronavirus variant detected in...

The co-founder of BioNTech said Tuesday it was “highly likely” that its vaccine against the coronavirus works against the mutated strain detected in Britain,...

Australia confirms two cases of new fast-spreading coronavirus strain

Australia confirmed on Monday it has detected two cases of a fast-spreading new coronavirus strain that has forced Britain to reverse plans to ease...

CDC issues guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination after allergic reactions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday said it was monitoring reports of allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccination and...

US FDA decides to approve Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine on emergency basis:...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided on Thursday night to approve Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine on an emergency basis, the Financial Times...

Govt to distribute health insurance cards amongst Azad Kashmir people

 Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Thursday his government has decided to distribute National Sehat Card amongst people of Azad Kashmir. All of the populace in...

Coronavirus and Vitamin D: Is there hope for immunity with the...

An expert panel has said that there is not enough evidence that Vitamin D supplements are effective against protecting people from COVID-19, BBC reported...

UK has vaccinated 137,897 people so far against COVID, minister says

Nearly 140,000 people in the United Kingdom have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first week of roll-out of the shot developed by Pfizer...

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Foreign flights diverted to Muscat due to fog in Karachi

Two international flights scheduled to land in Karachi have been diverted to Muscat due to heavy fog on Thursday. The airport administration said that the...

Pakistan records 2,363 new corona cases within 24 Hrs

Pakistan has recorded 53 more COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours, surging the overall death toll to 11,157, reported on Thursday. According to the latest...

PM Imran Khan announces 3G/4G services for Waziristan

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Wednesday that 3G and 4G services will be available in Waziristan from today. PM Imran shared that the news...

Pakistan successfully test-fires long-range Shaheen-3 missile

Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-3 surface-to-surface ballistic missile, having a range of 2,750 kilometres, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on...

Efforts to provide employment to the youth of Waziristan: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced the activation of 3G/4G broadband services in Waziristan from today,on Wednesday. PM Imran Khan made the announcement in a...

Joe Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

United States President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on day one of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path...