Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International
Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a
year in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles
the coronavirus pandemic.
Even as the coronavirus outbreak takes the world by storm, a number of other diseases are also rearing their ugly heads. Cases of swine flu and bird flu have already been reported in India and other countries....
The World Health
Organisation on Tuesday warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is clearly
"accelerating", but said it was still possible to "change the
trajectory" of the outbreak.
According to AFP data, the global deaths have
crossed the 15,000...
overtook China's coronavirus death total and braced for an extended lockdown
that could see the economy suffer its biggest shock since World War II.
Mediterranean country's toll reached 3,405 after it recorded 427 new deaths...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has acknowledged that his
country lacks modern medical facilities and called for urgent improvements. The
state media said that Kim's comments were made during a ceremony on Tuesday
marking the start of construction on...
Amid the novel coronavirus scare around the globe, some good news has emerged about the COVID-19. Chinese researchers have revealed that viral infection is not transmittable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth.
trial evaluating a vaccine designed to protect against the new coronavirus will
begin Monday, according to a government official.
participant in the trial will receive the experimental vaccine on Monday, the
official said, speaking...
After the first batch of 236 evacuees that arrived at Jaisalmer on Sunday, a fresh batch of 53 evacuees from Iran have reported to Army Wellness Centre at Jaisalmer. They all are moved to the Wellness centre...
In view of the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, the
Swaminarayan sect has announced to close all its temples globally and suspend
routine activities until further notice as part of its efforts to protect the
health of volunteers, visitors...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead India at the video conference of all SAARC member countries at 5 PM today to chalk out a common strategy to fight COVID-19 in the region. PM Modi had on Friday...