Archive of 13 April 2020

CM Sindh calls for banning export of food related items

He said that ban should be imposed on export of the food related items such as wheat, rice and pulses. He said that keeping...

Amazon fills 100,000 jobs, will add 75,000 more

The announcement by the technology and retail colossus highlighted surging demand for online commerce with the pandemic forcing people to shelter in place. The...

COVID-19 is 10 times more deadly than swine flu: WHO

"We know that COVID-19 spreads fast, and we know that it is deadly, 10 times more deadly than the 2009, flu pandemic," GENEVA: The novel...

Ukraine president offers $1mn for virus vaccine

Zelensky "really wants Ukrainian scientists to work more actively towards developing medicines that will help the whole world," Mendel said. She added that Zelensky's...

Saudi deportations of Ethiopians could fuel COVID-19 spread: UN

The Ethiopian government had requested that such deportations be halted until it could set up 30 quarantine centres in Addis Ababa, Sozi said in...

New York governor says worst of pandemic ‘is over’

"I believe we can now start on the path to normalcy," Cuomo told reporters, after announcing that the death toll in the state, America's...

Vaccine needed to fully halt spread of COVID-19: WHO

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing from Geneva, stressing that "ultimately, the development and delivery of a safe and effective vaccine...

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