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Karachi: Covid-19 on the rise again, averaging 20% positivity per week

KARACHI: National Institute of Health (NIH) revealed on Saturday that the Covid-19 infection rate in Karachi is on the rise again and is almost touching 20% positivity on average in the last week. 280 new cases were reported in the

Pakistan continues to report surge in Covid cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan continues to report a surge in Covid cases as, during the last 24 hours, the country has reported 435 fresh cases of a pandemic. According to the latest figures released by the National Institute of Health, Pakistan has

Another polio case confirmed in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR: Another polio case has been confirmed in North Waziristan, the erstwhile tribal area and now a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Health authorities on Friday confirmed that they had detected the poliovirus active in another child. This is the 11th

Pakistan registers 309 fresh Covid cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,533,041. According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH), at least 309 persons

268 fresh Covid cases, one death reported in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported one death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,532,732. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 30,385 on Thursday. According to the latest

Over 5,000 cattle infected in KPK with LSD

PESHAWAR: Over 5,000 cattle have been infected with Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). A total of 66,000 cattle have been vaccinated against LSD in KPK. According to the data provided by the livestock department of KPK, over

Poliovirus found in London sewage samples

LONDON: Polio has been detected in sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country, but no cases have been found, authorities said. The risk of infection from

Pakistan reports over 200 Covid cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,532,464. According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH), at least 204 persons

Covid infects 113 more Pakistanis during last 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported one death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,532,260. The countrywide tally of fatalities has jumped to 30,384 on Tuesday. According to the latest

171 fresh Covid cases registered in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,532,147. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,383 on Monday. According to the latest figures by

Govt to launch national CPR training initiative

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed the launch of a national initiative of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training throughout the country. In this connection, the prime minister has issued directives to PM’s Strategic Reforms to immediately launch the initiative. Head

US approves Covid vaccines for children below five

WASHINGTON: US health authorities cleared the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines for children aged five and younger, in a move President Joe Biden greeted as a “monumental step” in the fight against the virus. The United States has become the

Pakistan logs 151 covid cases, no death

ISLAMABAD: Around 151 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country, with no deaths reported due to the virus in the last 24 hours, however, the condition of 58 patients is critical. According to figures released by the

Afghan children with heart diseases arrive in Pakistan for treatment

ISLAMABAD: The first batch of Afghan children with congenital heart diseases (CHD) arrived on Friday at the Torkham border from Kabul to receive medical treatment in Pakistan. The CHD-affected children arrived at the Torkham border along with their parents. The

One dies, 98 fresh Covid-19 cases reported

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported one death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,531,673. According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH), at least 98

Pakistan registers 144 fresh cases of coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Around 144 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country, with one civilian confirmed to have died due to the virus in the last 24 hours. According to figures released by the National Institutes of Health, a

Showing your stress to people could actually be good: study

New research has shown people treat you better and respond in better ways if you openly exhibit signs of anxiety or stress.  According to the study, visible signs that communicate that a person is going through stress make them more

US FDA advisers back Moderna COVID vaccine for ages 6-17

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unanimously recommended that the agency authorize Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine for children and teens aged 6 to 17 years of age. Around 77 million people in the United States have received

Monkeypox cases reaches 1300 worldwide

LONDON: The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that the number of cases of monkeypox worldwide has risen to 1,285. According to media reports, the WHO confirmed last weekend that in addition to the African region, monkeypox has spread to

US approves first pill for treatment of alopecia

WASHINGTON: The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug called baricitinib as the first oral tablet for treating severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder affecting more than 300,000 people in the United States every year. Alopecia causes either

World Blood Donor Day being observed today

World Blood Donor Day is being observed in countries around the world including Pakistan to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and thank blood donors for saving lives. The day is also created to support national blood transfusion

Coronavirus infects 54 more Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,531,325. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,381 on Tuesday. According to the latest figures by

Pakistan reports 94 new Covid-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,531,271. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,381 on Monday. According to the latest figures by

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome that affected Justin Bieber?

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is suffering from a rare condition called the Ramsay Hunt Syndrome which has paralyzed one side of his face. Following are the insights into this rare disease.  What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome? Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Pakistan registers 73 fresh Covid-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: A total of 73 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country, with no deaths reported due to the virus in the last 24 hours, but the condition of 51 patients is critical. According to figures released

Pakistan registers 72 fresh Covid-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: Around 72 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country, with two more people dying of the virus in the last 24 hours. According to figures released by the National Institutes of Health, a total of 1,531,039

Pakistan registers 89 fresh coronavirus cases

ISLAMABAD: At least 89 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country, with no deaths reported due to the virus in the last 24 hours, but the condition of 44 patients is critical. According to figures released by

WHO warns of ‘real’ risk as monkeypox outbreak tops 1,000 cases

GENEVA: The risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Wednesday, with more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the UN health

64 more Pakistanis test positive for coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,530,876. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,379 on Wednesday. According to the latest figures by

Pakistan sees 50 more Covid cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,530,812. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,379 on Tuesday. According to the latest figures by