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S Korean prez urges rapid administration of booster shots against Covid-19

Seoul, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged a rapid administration of booster shots against Covid-19 as the eased anti-virus rules raised the number of severe cases and deaths.

Moon presided over a Covid-19 response meeting, saying the country's pandemic situation got serious amid the higher number of new infections, severe cases and deaths, as well as fewer hospital beds for severe patients.
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Philippines logs 22,958 new Covid cases, death toll breaches 53,000

Philippines logs 22,958 new Covid cases, death toll breaches 53,000

19 Jan 2022 | 3:13 PM

Manila, Jan 19 (UNI/Xinhua) The Philippines reported 22,958 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, raising the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,293,625.

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Compliance with OPEC+ agreement reached record 121 pc in Dec: IEA Report

19 Jan 2022 | 2:35 PM

Moscow, Jan 19 (UNI/Sputnik) The compliance with the OPEC+ deal on oil production cuts reached a record 121% in December, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.

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Pakistan logs 5,472 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

19 Jan 2022 | 2:34 PM

Islamabad, Jan 19 (UNI) Pakistan has reported 5,472 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.

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Russian military develop accelerated method for testing for Coronavirus - Defense Ministry

19 Jan 2022 | 2:33 PM

Moscow, Jan 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Scientists of the nuclear, biological and chemical protection troops of the Russian armed forces have developed a new method of testing for the coronavirus, which is several times faster than a PCR test and equally accurate, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday.

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Russian Foreign Ministry confirms Lavrov-Blinken meeting on Jan 21 being worked out

19 Jan 2022 | 2:23 PM

Moscow, Jan 19 (UNI/Sputnik) The meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on January 21 in Geneva is being worked out, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.

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