Covid 19

The Chaotic Indian Variant Of COVID
Covid 19, Opinions

The Chaotic Indian Variant Of COVID

The Indian variant of COVID, or more accurately B.1.617, has made its way into Pakistan and several countries worldwide. Pakistan confirmed its first case on May 28th, detected in the National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad. By Areeba Mahmood After this new variant wreaked havoc in India, Pakistan imposed a travel ban on anyone coming from…

Black Fungus: A New Threat In Times Of COVID
Covid 19, Opinions

Black Fungus: A New Threat In Times Of COVID

Hospitals across the country have reported an increase in black fungus infection, Mucormycosis amongst COVID-19 patients. “We have seen at least five cases of Mucormycosis also called, Black Fungus. It is among serious COVID-19 patients under treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the health facility. At least four patients have died due to this complication….

‘Sick man of Europe’: UK cut off over fears about new COVID strain
Covid 19, International News

‘Sick man of Europe’: UK cut off over fears about new COVID strain

London: The United Kingdom was recently shut off from the rest of Europe after its closest allies cut transport ties due to fears about a new coronavirus strain, sowing chaos for families and companies just days before it exits the European Union’s orbit. France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Belgium, Israel and Canada were…

New SARS-CoV-2 Variant Rapidly Spreading Through in UK
Covid 19, International News

New SARS-CoV-2 Variant Rapidly Spreading Through in UK

London: As public health officials worldwide mount vaccination campaigns against COVID-19, a new SARS-CoV-2 variant has rapidly taken hold in the UK, leading scientists to investigate if it carries any implications for the transmissibility of the virus, severity of infection, and success of a vaccine, though experts say it is unlikely to hamper vaccination efforts….

Pakistani Doctor Develops App For Instant COVID-19 Testing
Covid 19, National News

Pakistani Doctor Develops App For Instant COVID-19 Testing

Islamabad: A Pakistani doctor based in Toronto has introduced an instant COVID-19 diagnostic test using a smartphone. Pakistan High Commissioner to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar has congratulated Dr Naqeeb Khalid for his extraordinary achievement. In conversation with a local newspaper, Dr Naqeeb Khalid who led the development of a smartphone-based diagnostic test for COVID-19 as Director…

FDA Clears Pfizer Vaccine for emergency use in USA
Covid 19, International News

FDA Clears Pfizer Vaccine for emergency use in USA

USA: The Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use recently, clearing the way for millions of highly vulnerable people to begin receiving the vaccine within days. The authorization is a historic turning point in a pandemic that has taken more than 290,000 lives in the United States. With the decision, the United…

13 educational institutes closed as sudden surge in COVID reported
Covid 19, National News

13 educational institutes closed as sudden surge in COVID reported

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) recently said that 13 educational institutions were closed down during the last 24 hours for flouting health guidelines and standards operating procedures (PSOs). According to latest reports, more than 750 COVID-19 positive cases after a gap of one month in Pakistan. “In last 24 hours, 13 educational institutions…

Nestlé Pakistan donates 75 tons of water to NDMA for relief efforts in Karachi. 
Business, Covid 19

Nestlé Pakistan donates 75 tons of water to NDMA for relief efforts in Karachi. 

KARACHI: Nestlé Pakistan has donated 75 tons of water to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to facilitate them in their relief activities in Karachi following the torrential rains during recent monsoon spells. Nestlé will support the NDMA’s relief efforts by donating 50,000 bottles of 1.5 litres Nestlé Pure Life for people affected by the…

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