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At least 10 people die in fire at COVID-19 hospital in...

At least ten people have been reported dead in Mumbai, India, after a fire broke out at a mall in Bhandup, Mumbai. The mall is...

Pfizer study suggests its vaccine is effective against coronavirus variant

According to an experiment conducted by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, the new coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by the company and Germany's Biontech is also...

DR Congo to impose curfew in response to increase in COVID-19...

The Democratic Republic of Congo will impose a curfew and other strict measures, including the mandatory wearing of masks in public spaces, to help...

UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 logistics partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the...

G20 urged to fill $4.5 billion gap in global COVID-19 vaccine...

G20 nations must help plug a $4.5 billion gap in the global COVID-19 vaccine fund to save lives and clear the way for an...

Remdesivir wins U.S. approval as country’s first COVID-19 treatment drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19, making it the...

Health leader says U.S. could have enough COVID-19 vaccine for every...

  There could be enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American as early as March of 2021. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar made...

Brazil hits 5 million COVID-19 cases

Brazil passed the mark of 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as it approached 150,000 deaths. That grim number is the second-highest in the...

Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 hits 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine tests stop after participant develops neurological issue

AstraZeneca Plc stopped giving shots of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after a person participating in one of the company’s studies got sick. The study participant in...
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