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CanSino Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

ISLAMABAD: Falling COVID-19 infection numbers in Pakistan will not affect a Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential vaccine being developed by China’s CanSino Biologics , which is expected to begin this...

Sir Keir Starmer in corona self-isolation

LONDON: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms. He will continue working from home, but did not take part in Commons...

Many cities in England don’t have facility of tests

LONDON: Coronavirus tests are unavailable in Bolton, Salford, Bradford, Blackburn, Oldham, Preston, Pendle, Rochdale, Tameside or Manchester and people were unable to book tests from the government website which says they are...

Number of corona sufferers in UK hospitals doubled in fortnight

LONDON: The number of people in hospital in England with coronavirus has doubled in the past two weeks alongside a sharp rise in confirmed cases, Yahoo has reported. Government figures published...

Health Secretary warns against threat by Coronavirus still exist

LONDON: Addressing the House of Commons on Monday (September 8), Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock spoke about new measures introduced in Bolton to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

England to launch regional travel quarantine policy

LONDON: England is to start applying a regional approach to its quarantine policy for international arrivals, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said. From 4am on Wednesday, arrivals from seven Greek...

New study suggests most type 2diabetes cases may be reversed

LONDON: Body mass index is a much more powerful risk factor for type 2 diabetes than genetics, a new study of almost half a million people has suggested. Most...

Research finds vitamin ‘D’ levels in blood can predict future health risks even death

WASHINGTON: Free, circulating vitamin ‘D’ levels in the blood may be a better predictor of future health risks in ageing men, according to a study. It suggests the free,...

Leaked report claim 85,000 people may die in second wave of corona in...

LONDON: As many as 85,000 people could die in the UK in a second wave of the coronavirus this winter, a leaked scientific document prepared for the government suggests. The paper by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies...

Hospital built by UAE in Rawalpindi at forefront of fight against Covid-19

ISLAMABAD: More than 10,000 people have been treated for COVID-19 at the Pakistan-Emirates Military Hospital (PEMH) in Rawalpindi since March, a senior hospital official told Arab News on Saturday. “During the COVID-19 pandemic,...