Category Archives: Health

Death toll from coronavirus across world rises to 293,348

The death toll from coronavirus across the world has risen to 293,348 while 4,363,042 cases have been reported globally. Meanwhile, 1,613,346 people have so far recovered from the infection. The United States has the highest number of total deaths with

Confirmed Coronavirus cases rise to 34,336 in Pakistan

The number of confirmed Coronavirus infection cases in the country has risen to 34,336 with 31 new deaths. 2,255 fresh cases have also been reported and 11,848 tests conducted. So far 13,225 cases have been registered in Punjab, 12,610 in

Ferozsons Finalizes Agreement With Gilead to Distribute COVID-19 Drug in Pakistan

Gilead has signed non-exclusive voluntary licensing agreements with five generic pharmaceutical manufacturers based in Pakistan and India to further expand the supply of remdesivir. The agreements allow the companies – Cipla Ltd., Ferozsons Laboratories, Hetero Labs Ltd., Jubilant Lifesciences, and

Ajmal lauds performance of journalists in creating public awareness against COVID-19

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information and Public Relation Ajmal Wazir says the government is extending all out support to the media persons affected by coronavirus in the province. He said this while handing over dispatching relief packages

Bahria Town Lab Sealed for Hiding COVID-19 Cases

Punjab health authorities have sealed a PCR diagnostic laboratory in Bahria Town Phase 8 in Rawalpindi for reportedly concealing a number of positive coronavirus cases. As per media reports, the lab was established illegally without approval of the Punjab Healthcare

Work on Karak Oil Refinery to be started this year: KP CM

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan said work on Karak Oil Refinery will be started this year.Addressing a public gathering in Karak, Peshawar-D.I.Khan Motorway has been included in China Pakistan Economic Corridor project.He hoped the motor...

PARC to introduce about 200 national brands of different food products

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) will introduce about two hundred national brands of different food products in order to promote value addition of agriculture products.In an interview, Director General PARC Dr Azeem Khan said the initiative...

CM Punjab directs to take effective steps to check spread of dengue virus

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed all concerned departments to take effective measures to check the spread of dengue virus in the province. In a statement, he said that Dengue Control Plan should be implemented