COVID-19

In Pakistan, COVID-19 claims seven additional life

Pakistan reports 592 more cases of COVID-19.In the past 24 hours, COVID-19 has claimed seven more lives.174 affected patients are receiving care in ICUs. In addition to a sharp increase in the number of positive cases announced by the National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad on Wednesday morning, COVID-19 has …

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CDC Advisers Endorse More Traditional Novavax COVID Shot

U.S. adults who haven’t gotten any COVID-19 shots yet should consider a new option from Novavax — a more traditional kind of vaccine, influential government advisers said Tuesday. Regulators authorized the nation’s first so-called protein vaccine against COVID-19 last week, but Novavax shots cannot begin until the Centers for Disease …

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US Infectious Disease Expert Fauci Set to Retire by 2025

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading expert on infectious diseases in the United States, said he will retire before the end of President Joe Biden’s term in office in 2025. The 81-year-old Fauci has led the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984. He took over the post …

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In Pakistan, COVID-19 claims five more lives

The COVID-19 positive rate in Pakistan has decreased even more, to 2.42 percent.Only 492 COVID-19 instances were reported in the nation overnight. There are now 9,707 ongoing COVID-19 cases in Pakistan. Data from the National Institute of Health in Islamabad reported that five more COVID-19 patients died in Pakistan throughout …

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US COVID Cases Climb as Regulator Approves New Vaccine

Many Americans are under-vaccinated and at risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19, as cases rise across the country. This assessment comes from the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, commonly known as the CDC. Experts say subvariants of the omicron strain are to blame, and as VOA’s …

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