Over 3m screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since first case one year ago

Islamabad: Over three million people have been screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since the first case…

Seven common long-term symptoms of COVID-19

With US deaths from COVID-19 recently surpassing 500,000, there are 111 million confirmed cases worldwide. Fortunately,…

Wearable devices can detect COVID-19

A research group out of Mount Sinai tracked physiological data of healthcare workers using wearable devices…

COVID-19 claims 9 more lives, infects 296 others

KARACHI: As many as nine more patients of the coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll…

Pakistani stem cell researchers to grow mini-intestines in a unique study into malnutrition

KARACHI: Karachi Researchers at the Aga Khan University are harnessing the power of stem cells to…

Allocetra for COVID-19

Researchers investigate whether Allocetra could be helpful in reducing symptoms in critical COVID-19 patients. The COVID-19…

PMA lauds Federal Government for allowing companies to import COVID-19 vaccines

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association appreciated the Federal Government’s decision to allow private companies to import…

No price cap on imported vaccine sale in local market

ISLAMABAD: While 1,502 more people were infected with coronavirus and 57 lost their lives across the…

EXO-CD24 for COVID-19

Israeli researchers find breakthrough using EXO-CD24 for COVID-19. The COVID-19 virus continues to spread, with more…

18,598 health professionals administered COVID-19 vaccine in Sindh

KARACHI: As many as 18,598 frontline healthcare professionals have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine in the…

PM Imran Inaugurates Pakistan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the launch of the drive, the premier congratulated his government’s…

U.S. Awards Contract for COVID-19 Home Test Kit

HealthDay News — The U.S. government has awarded a $231 million contract for production of a…

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Want the COVID-19 Vaccine as Soon as Possible

HealthDay News — U.S. adults are increasingly eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to survey…

13 more COVID patients dead, 635 others infected

KARACHI: As many as 13 more patients of the coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll…

Brazilian Coronavirus Variant Found in Minnesota

HealthDay News — The first known U.S. case of a more infectious Brazilian variant of the…

COVID-19 claims two more doctors’ lives

KARACHI: Two more senior doctors have lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19)…

COVID situation: Sindh reports 12 death, 716 new cases

KARACHI: As many as 12 more patients of COVID-19 died overnight, lifting the death toll to…

176 doctors lost their lives in the fight against COVID-19

KARACHI: As many as 207 healthcare workers have died due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) across Pakistan,…

Do ventilator allocation guidelines misrepresent minority communities?

A recent review examined the contribution of members from disadvantaged communities in creating the guiding principles…

PMA urges the federal government to take all stakeholders on board for the COVID vaccine

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) urged the federal government to take the PMA and other…

Coronavirus Variant Linked to COVID-19 Outbreaks in California

USA: Public health officials recently announced that the SARS-CoV-2 variant L452R has become increasingly common in…

Drop in ED Visits for Cardiac Conditions Tied to Later Cardiac Deaths

HealthDay News — Reduced emergency department visits for suspected cardiac disease during the COVID-19 pandemic peak…

Is it safe to visit the dentist during COVID-19?

At the beginning of the pandemic, clinicians decided to reduce health services, such as dentistry, due…

Sindh wants the federal government’s nod to procure corona vaccine

KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, recently urged the federal government to give Sindh…

‘Compelling evidence’ links smoking to increased Covid-19 diagnosis risk

Current smokers were also more likely to have a higher symptom burden than non-smokers Public health…

More Infectious COVID-19 Variant Now Seen in Nine States

HealthDay News — The more contagious coronavirus variant that has brought Britain to its knees in…

A COVID-19 nanoparticle vaccine: cost-effective and accessible

Scientists are currently developing a COVID-19 nanoparticle vaccine that only requires a single dose without the…

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial results

A new report presents the latest clinical data on the efficacy of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine…

Do COVID-19 travel restrictions prevent spread?

Study examines whether travel restrictions help prevent spread of COVID-19. After the initial pandemic declaration in…

Majority of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Due to Asymptomatic Individuals

HealthDay News — Transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from asymptomatic individuals accounts…

Mutation in SARS-CoV-2 Variant Does Not Affect Vaccine: Study

New York: Serum samples from 20 individuals who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 thwarted a…

COVID-19 viral loads peak early

Patients’ SARS-CoV-2 viral loads are highest within five days of their first symptoms, emphasizing the need…

Anxiety and depression during COVID-19 lockdown

An observational study examined the week-by-week effects during COVID-19 lockdown measures on rates of anxiety and…

Doctors Are ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ About 2021

Last year was “brutal, exhilarating, terrifying, awesome, and ultimately grueling” for Jonathan Golob, assistant professor of…

Baricitinib and remdesivir for patients with COVID-19

Adding arthritis drug baricitinib to remdesivir may reduce recovery time in adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19,…

Allergies to Covid-19 Vaccines – What is the Advice?

COVID-19 vaccines have been at the forefront of the media, and clinicians administered the first vaccinations…