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Coronavirus
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Pakistan Deaths
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11824hr
Pakistan Cases
858,026
378524hr
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291,668
Punjab
317,972
Balochistan
23,324
Islamabad
77,974
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123,842

WHO

WHO expects assessment of Moderna and two Chinese vaccines by end of next week
World

WHO expects assessment of Moderna and two Chinese vaccines by end of next week

  • Simao said the WHO's independent panel was assessing the Moderna vaccine and a vaccine from China's Sinopharm on Friday and was due to look at China's other main vaccine, made by Sinovac Biotech, next week.
  • "So, by the beginning of next week or the end of next week we will have the final assessment of these three vaccines out," she told a briefing.
Published 30 Apr, 2021 08:37pm
Donate $7 for a COVID-19 vaccine to help end pandemic, WHO urges
World

Donate $7 for a COVID-19 vaccine to help end pandemic, WHO urges

  • The WHO estimates that $7 would cover the cost of buying and delivering a vaccine dose for someone in a low income country.
  • "The best way out of this pandemic is by getting vaccines to everyone, starting with health workers and the world's most vulnerable people," Tedros said in a statement.
Published 28 Apr, 2021 05:46pm
Vaccine hesitancy one of the biggest threats to public health: Report
World

Vaccine hesitancy one of the biggest threats to public health: Report

  • A recent report revealed that a wide array of factors including gender, education and media consumption can have an impact on public attitudes towards the coronavirus vaccinations across Central Asian countries.
  • According to the World Health Organisation, vaccine hesitancy is one of the biggest threats to global health, with experts identifying that one of the most common reasons for refusal include a lack of trust and inaccessibility.
Updated 22 Apr, 2021 09:49am
SPDC proposes tobacco tax reform
Business

SPDC proposes tobacco tax reform

KARACHI: Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC) has proposed tobacco tax reform that would greatly help the...
Published 21 Apr, 2021 03:21am