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COVID imperils return of live music: Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams test positive

New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi and Canadian singer Bryan Adams cancelled separate appearances on Saturday night after testing positive for COVID-19. They join...

WHO warns pandemic will drag on for extra year due to vaccine disparity

The World Health Organisation has warned that the Covid pandemic will continue for a year longer than expected because the poor countries are not...

Misinformation galore: Why is TikTok unsafe for children?

An investigation into the algorithm behaviour of the video-sharing app TikTok has revealed that the app has no measures in place to protect children...

China pledges $31m Afghan aid

China has offered $31m worth of emergency aid to Afghanistan after the Taliban announced an interim government weeks after the group rose to power. In...

Fake Indian vaccine flagged

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it has identified counterfeit versions of India's primary Covid vaccine, Covishield. It also said the vaccine's maker, Serum Institute...

Facebook shuts down anti-vaccine influencer campaign

Facebook on Tuesday said it shut down a disinformation operation that sought to spread Covid-19 vaccine hoaxes by duping social media influencers into backing...

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin directs EAD for vaccine procurement

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin held a special meeting with the Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar...

New COVID-19 vaccine Novavax 90 per cent effective in clinical trials

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in...

US buys half billion Pfizer vaccine doses for poorest countries

President Joe Biden will on Thursday announce a “historic” US donation of half a billion Covid-19 vaccine doses for 92 poorer countries, the White...

Punjab decides to fine teachers refusing to get vaccinated

LAHORE: The Punjab government has instructed teachers across the province to get vaccinated by June 5. According to a notification issued by the Punjab School...

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