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  • Farmers give call for Karnataka Bandh on Sep 28
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Coronavirus outbreak: China sets up research team to combat virus spread

Coronavirus outbreak: China sets up research team to combat virus spread

Beijing, Jan 24 (UNI) A national research team of 14 experts has been set up to help prevent and control the latest novel Coronavirus outbreak in China, the Ministry of Science and Technology announced on Friday.

According to Xinhua, the anti-virus research team is a part of the ministry's emergency sci-tech project, which was jointly launched with the National Health Commission and other departments at a recent meeting.

The project will offer sci-tech support on 10 research aspects, including virus tracking, virus transmission, detection methods, genome evolution and vaccine development.

Respiratory scientist Zhong Nanshan was appointed head of the team. Zhong, also an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, is renowned for his work in China's fight against the outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003.
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Covid scare: Saudi Arabia suspends air travel from three countries including India

23 Sep 2020 | 5:49 PM

Riyadh, Sep 23 (UNI) Saudi Arabia suspended air travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said on Wednesday.

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Political decisions should be taken in parliament, not GHQ - Maryam Nawaz

23 Sep 2020 | 4:59 PM

Islamabad, Sept 23(UNI) Pakistan Muslim League(PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday said that political decisions about Pakistan should be made in the parliament, not at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

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Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

23 Sep 2020 | 2:35 PM

Islamabad, Sep (UNI) Pakistan government has decided to increase price of 94 lifesaving drugs while the cost of Remdesivir, an experimental drug used for the treatment of Covid-19 was reduced to Rs 8,244 from Rs 10,873, reports said on Wednesday.

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Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

23 Sep 2020 | 2:25 PM

Berlin, Sep 23 (UNI) Russian opposition politician Alexei Anatolievich Navalny, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Germany since August 22, was discharged from inpatient care, the hospital said on Wednesday.

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Biden praises Indian-Americans for their contribution to US, exhibits interest in Indo-Pacific region

Biden praises Indian-Americans for their contribution to US, exhibits interest in Indo-Pacific region

23 Sep 2020 | 1:48 PM

Washington, Sep 23 (UNI) Democratic presidential candidate and US former vice-president Joe Biden has appreciated Indian-American community for its hard work and entrepreneurship for boosting the economic growth of the country and said that his administration would address the concerns regarding H-1B visa and the legal immigrants.

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