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Wuhan lab scientists were ‘bitten by bats, sprayed with bat blood and pee’

Scientists of the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China, where the first cases of Covid-19 originated, in a video, had revealed been bitten by bats who may have been infected. While the SARS-Cov-2 virus or Covid-19 emerged in Wuhan in end 2019, the video is dated much earlier, from 2017. The video, which is […]

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‘Covid-19 vaccine will turn people homosexual,’ Jewish leader makes bizarre statements

A Jewish leader from Israel’s ultra-orthodox sect has warned against taking the Covid-19 vaccine saying ‘it might turn people gay’. Rabbi Daniel Asor, asserted that the entire vaccination drive is the work of a “global malicious government,” which is “trying to establish a new world order.” The leader in an online sermon said “Any vaccine […]

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Ice cream samples have tested positive for coronavirus in China

Ice cream samples have tested positive for coronavirus in China’s Tianjin city. Even though China reported the world’s first case more than a year ago, new discoveries linked to the virus continue to prop up. Anti-epidemic authorities have ensured all the products of the Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Company are sealed. “It’s likely this has come […]

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Whole of France begins to observe 6pm-to-6am nationwide curfew to contain coronavirus

Cities, towns and villages across France observed a nationwide curfew intended to help stem the spread of coronavirus, especially a more infectious variant. The virus has killed 70,000 people in France, the seventh highest toll in the world, and the government is particularly worried by the more transmissible variant first detected in Britain, which now […]

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India begins mass Covid-19 vaccination drive targeting front line workers first

India began its mass Covid-19 inoculation drive on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the programme, which aims to vaccinate more than 1.3 billion people against Covid. India has recorded the second-highest number of Covid-19 infections in the world after the United States. Millions of doses of two approved vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin – […]

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China honors ‘Bat Woman’ of controversial Wuhan bio lab

China honoured a virologist of a controversial Wuhan-based bio-lab, which was at the centre of COVID-19 storm, as a WHO team arrived at the Chinese city to probe the origins of the coronavirus. Shi Zhengli from the Wuhan Institute of Virology who has earned the moniker of ”Bat Woman” for her passionate research into bats […]

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United Kingdom will close all its travel corridors from Monday to check entry of new coronavirus strains

The United Kingdom decided to close all its travel corridors from Monday to check any new strains of Covid-19 from entering its borders. Anyone flying into the country from overseas will have to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before setting off. It comes as a ban on travellers from South America and Portugal […]

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Highly contagious UK variant could become dominant Covid-19 strain in US by March, officials warn

The highly contagious UK coronavirus variant could become the dominant strain in the US by March, health officials have warned. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned of “rapid growth” of the variant in coming weeks. In its report, the CDC said that the UK variant would spread quickly in the coming weeks […]

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Global death toll from Covid-19 surpass grim 2 million mark

The global death toll from Covid-19 surpassed the two million mark on Friday, , according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. The grim milestone came even as the vaccines are being rolled out around the world to stop the pandemic. While the count is based on figures supplied by government agencies around the world, the […]

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Past Covid-19 patients are protected for at least five months, study finds

Most people who have had Covid-19 are protected from catching it again for at least five months, a study led by Public Health England shows. Prof Susan Hopkins, who led the study, said the results were encouraging, suggesting immunity lasted longer than some people feared, but protection was by no means absolute. It was particularly […]

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China relocates 20,000 villagers to quarantine sites to contain Covid cluster

The coronavirus resurgence in China forced more than 20,000 villagers from 12 villages in Gaocheng District of Shijiangzhuang, capital of north China’s Hebei Province into quarantine centers to contain the virus spread. Hebei Province reported 463 cases of local transmission and 195 asymptomatic cases, as of Thursday. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) official Tong Zhaohui […]

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Hospitals are running of oxygen in Brazil and people are dying of suffocation amid renewed Covid surge

An enormous state in northwestern state in Brazil, Amazonas is running out of oxygen and people are dying of suffocation in hospitals, amid renewed surge in COVID-19 infections. The state has made a dramatic appeal to the United States to send a military transport plane to the capital city Manaus with oxygen cylinders. Brazilian Health […]