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Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine 1 year to 18 months away, human trials in Spain and Norway starting soon: WHO

Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine 1 year to 18 months away, human trials in Spain and Norway starting soon: WHO

WHO Director General spoke about the G20 countries commitment to fight the pandemic and thanked them for making efforts to safeguard the global economy, address international trade disruptions and

Mar 28, 2020, 06:42 AM IST
Coronavirus registers most cases, deaths in a day; 26455 dead, 5.76 lakh positive

Coronavirus registers most cases, deaths in a day; 26455 dead, 5.76 lakh positive

Friday's figures show the maximum number of cases and deaths in 24 hours since the outbreak took place.

Mar 28, 2020, 00:11 AM IST
Coronavirus-hit world in recession as bad or worse than in 2009, says IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva

Coronavirus-hit world in recession as bad or worse than in 2009, says IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva

Over 80 countries, mostly of low incomes, have already have requested emergency aid from the International Monetary Fund, the IMF chief said.

Mar 27, 2020, 22:47 PM IST
After British PM Boris Johnson, UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for coronavirus COVID-19

After British PM Boris Johnson, UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for coronavirus COVID-19

UK's Health Secretary reportedly said that he had received medical advice to take a test after experiencing “mild symptoms”. He further added that he would “hopefully” be able to end his self-

Mar 27, 2020, 19:42 PM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus Covid-19, says  self-isolating and working from home

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus Covid-19, says self-isolating and working from home

Through a video message posted on Twitter a few minutes ago, Boris Johnson has confirmed that he had developed mild symptoms over the last 24 hours. The UK Prime Minister took a test which returned

Mar 27, 2020, 17:14 PM IST
Tourist pub in Thailand turns into free kitchen for jobless due to coronavirus

Tourist pub in Thailand turns into free kitchen for jobless due to coronavirus

Surajai Attanart, owner of the Differ Night Pub, and his workers feed up to 1,000 residents who have fallen on hard times due to a pandemic that has infected 500,000 worldwide, killed more than 24,

Mar 27, 2020, 17:11 PM IST
Clap for carers: UK follows PM Narendra Modi's appeal, applauds medical fraternity treating coronavirus patients

Clap for carers: UK follows PM Narendra Modi's appeal, applauds medical fraternity treating coronavirus patients

In the wake of the pandemic coronavirus digging its deadly claws globally, the nations worldwide are following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strategy to win the war against COVID-19. The countries

Mar 27, 2020, 16:20 PM IST
UNSC condemns terror attack on Kabul gurdwara, underlines need to hold perpetrators accountable

UNSC condemns terror attack on Kabul gurdwara, underlines need to hold perpetrators accountable

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday (local time) condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack conducted by the Islamic State terrorists on the

Mar 27, 2020, 13:05 PM IST
US overtakes China with most number of confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases

US overtakes China with most number of confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases

The US has become the epicentre of the global coronavirus outbreak now that it has more number of coronavirus infections, closing in on 86,000, surpassing China who has recorded 81,782 cases so far.

Mar 27, 2020, 11:44 AM IST
How China misled and fooled the world on coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

How China misled and fooled the world on coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The analysis of China's actions was done by Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary in DNA, the world's most popular news show.

Mar 27, 2020, 10:55 AM IST
Israeli leaders open up nuclear bunker in war on coronavirus COVID-19

Israeli leaders open up nuclear bunker in war on coronavirus COVID-19

The Israeli government has opened up a war bunker in the Jerusalem hills to help coordinate its campaign against the spread of the coronavirus, Israeli officials said on Thursday.

Mar 27, 2020, 08:39 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 finger-prick test inches closer to manufacturing

Coronavirus COVID-19 finger-prick test inches closer to manufacturing

Mologic Limited, a company based in the UK, has sent prototypes of a 10-minute finger-prick coronavirus test to laboratories for validation before it takes up full-scale manufacturing.

Mar 27, 2020, 07:23 AM IST
Coronavirus cases over 5.1 lakh, 22,993 dead; G20 kicks into action as COVID-19 ravages world economy

Coronavirus cases over 5.1 lakh, 22,993 dead; G20 kicks into action as COVID-19 ravages world economy

The scale of its spread has left nations shocked and the medical fraternity stunned.

Mar 27, 2020, 00:05 AM IST
China urges G20 nations to cut tariffs, facilitate unfettered flow of trade to combat COVID-19 crisis

China urges G20 nations to cut tariffs, facilitate unfettered flow of trade to combat COVID-19 crisis

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday urged the G20 member nations to take collective actions for cutting tariffs, removing barriers and facilitating the unfettered flow of trade amid the

Mar 26, 2020, 22:37 PM IST
China temporarily suspends entry of foreign nationals holding valid visas from March 28 amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

China temporarily suspends entry of foreign nationals holding valid visas from March 28 amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

The suspension is stated to be a temporary measure that China is compelled to take in light of the outbreak situation and the practices of other countries. 

Mar 26, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
G20 nations' responsibility to help developing countries overcome coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: Saudi Arabia's King Salman

G20 nations' responsibility to help developing countries overcome coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: Saudi Arabia's King Salman

 Addressing a virtual G20 summit, he said, "It is our responsibility to extend a helping hand to developing countries and least developed countries to enable them to build their capacities and

Mar 26, 2020, 19:10 PM IST
US President Donald Trump slams 'unfair' WHO for siding with China on coronavirus COVID-19

US President Donald Trump slams 'unfair' WHO for siding with China on coronavirus COVID-19

Launching a scathing attack on World Health Organization (WHO), US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (March 25) said that the global health body has "very much" sided with China on coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020, 13:05 PM IST
US Senate passes $2 trillion bill for 'strange and evil' coronavirus crisis

US Senate passes $2 trillion bill for 'strange and evil' coronavirus crisis

The US Senate on Wednesday unanimously backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy

Mar 26, 2020, 12:53 PM IST
Nature is sending us a message through coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, says UN environment chief Inger Andersen

Nature is sending us a message through coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, says UN environment chief Inger Andersen

UN environment chief Inger Andersen on Wednesday (March 25) said that the nature is sending a clear message to billions of people across the world with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and the

Mar 26, 2020, 12:37 PM IST
China neither created nor intentionally transmitted coronavirus COVID-19: Beijing spokesperson

China neither created nor intentionally transmitted coronavirus COVID-19: Beijing spokesperson

Ji Rong, spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in India, said the international community should focus on China's "swift response" to the pandemic rather than "stereotyping the Chinese people".

Mar 26, 2020, 10:57 AM IST