Covid-19

A US-based scientist who formerly worked at a contentious research facility in Wuhan, China, has claimed that COVID-19 was a “man-made virus” that escaped from the establishment. According to the reports, which cited a remark made by US-based researcher Andrew Huff in the British tabloid The Sun, Covid was released from Wuhan Institute of Virology …

As authorities combat several COVID-19 flare-ups around the nation, China’s Guangzhou has closed down its largest district and Beijing’s schools have switched to online instruction. A five-day lockdown was ordered for Guangzhou, a southern city of over 19 million people, on Monday. Dining-in services were also halted, while nightclubs and theatres in the central business …

A day after returning from London, Pakistan’s prime minister tested positive for the coronavirus and reported feeling under the weather. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif tested positive for the virus three times, the first two occasions being in June 2020 and January of this year. Marriyum Aurangzeb, the information minister, urged the country to pray for …