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Twitter, action, fake, coronavirus tweets

Twitter takes action against fake coronavirus tweets

Story by Reuters Twitter on March 18 barred users from posting misleading information about the new coronavirus, including denials of expert guidance and encouragement...

Foreign Office, spokesperson, press briefing, reporters, coronavirus, Foreign Office coronavirus

FO spokesperson holds press briefing without reporters

The Foreign Office on March 19 advised the Pakistani community abroad to avoid all non-essential travel, stay clear from points of congregation and practice...

Maya Ali, Pakistan, Coronavirus, United States

Actress Maya Ali tested for coronavirus after arriving from US

Pakistani actress Maya Ali tested negative for the coronavirus on March 19. The actor was in the US for a fund-raising tour for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital....

Karachi Expo Centre, quarantine facility, coronavirus, patients, outbreak

Karachi Expo Centre to operate as ‘10,000-bed hospital’ for coronavirus patients

The provincial government of Sindh government has decided to make Expo Centre, which is situated on Karachi’s University Road, a quarantine facility for the time...

Favipiravir, coronavirus, patients, China

Favipiravir effective in making coronavirus patients recover, says China

Story by AFP Influenza drug Avigan or Favipiravir has been effective, with no noticeable side-effects, in helping coronavirus patients recover, China’s ministry of...

Italy, coronavirus, deaths, Italy coronavorus

Italy reports 479 coronavirus deaths in one day

Story by Reuters Italy on March 18 reported 475 new deaths from the coronavirus, the highest-one day official toll by any country since the pandemic broke out in China...

Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister, Punjab, coronavirus, briefing

Punjab CM Buzdar asks during briefing: “how does this corona bite?”

A report is going rounds online, claiming that Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar stunned everyone during briefing on coronavirus, by asking at culmination of the...