Category: Health

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Conjoined twins born in Karachi successfully separated in a rare surgery

In a rare surgery at a local hospital in Karachi, Mohammad Ayan and Mohammad Aman, the conjoined twins have been successfully separated. According to The News, the...

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Govt decides to exempt medical devices and machinery from duty

The government has decided to provide incentives on locally manufactured medical equipment and machinery after orders of the Prime Minister to the Commerce Division....

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WHO warns of a more severe pandemic than coronavirus

The global health body on Dec 28 has warned that the next pandemic may be even more severe and urged the world to get its act together. In the last press briefing of the...

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Govt seeks early availability of coronavirus vaccines

The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) on Dec 23 was apprised that the government was in close liaison with leading Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers including...

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REPLUG: Scientists discover technique to unboil an egg

Scientists at the University of California Irvine have developed a way to unboil egg whites by “untangling” their proteins, a development that has the...

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Teachers should be vaccine access on priority: UNICEF

Story by AFP The head of the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, called Tuesday for teachers to be among those given priority access to the Covid-19 vaccines. “The...

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Let’s take a look at position of countries in coronavirus vaccination race?

Amid the mushrooming numbers of COVID-19 cases in the second wave of the novel coronavirus, countries around the world are in a constant struggle to roll out the vaccine...

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Over 430 people lost their lives to coronavirus in Pakistan last week

Pakistan’s coronavirus tally surged to 440,787 as 2,362 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, data issued by the National Command and...

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US FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Story by Reuters The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculations expected within days, marking a...

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Diabetic patients need covid-19 vaccination first, say experts

U.S. experts say people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes should be vaccinated first with the Covid 19 vaccine because they are three times more likely to be severely...