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Coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine

Scientists raise alarm over signs of vaccine ‘hesitancy’

Story by AFP Scientists called for urgent action to improve public trust in immunisation as research suggested sizeable minorities in some nations may be reluctant to be...

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State Bank spends Rs1.3 trillion during Covid-19 pandemic

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has provided financial aid of over Rs1.3 trillion under financing packages and for medical facilities to mitigate the impact of lockdown...

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Vaccine hopes drive stocks higher

Wall Street opened higher and the dollar slipped on Monday as rising hopes of a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year offset concern over record daily infections in...

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Imran fears second Covid-19 wave in coming months

Prime Minister Imran Khan has feared a second wave of Covid-19 in the coming months in cities where pollution levels are high. “I fear there might be another spike of...

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China’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine costs $60

Story by Reuters A Chinese city is offering Sinovac Biotech’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine to essential workers and other high-risk groups as part of a national...

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PIA suffered Rs 31.9 billion losses due to Covid

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suffered a loss of Rs31.9 billion in the current year because of Covid-19 pandemic, said Chief Executive Officer Arshad Malik...

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‘Long Covid’ may affect multiple parts of body and mind, doctors say

Story by Reuters Ongoing illness after infection with Covid-19, sometimes called “long Covid”, may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four causing a...

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YouTube to remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Story by AFP YouTube said Wednesday it would take down content which contradicts expert consensus about Covid-19 vaccines, updating its policies on misinformation about...

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Pakistan hopes to get COVID-19 vaccine in next six months

With the percentage of positive Covid-19 infections crossing two per cent for the first time in six weeks, Pakistan seems hopeful of acquiring a vaccine in the next six...

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Coronavirus can survive 28 days on phone screens, currency, study reveals

Story by Reuters Highlighting the need for cleaning and handwashing to combat the virus, an Australian study reveals that the virus that causes contagious COVID-19 can...