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Pakistan

Food Pakistan’s very first coronavirus loss of life leaves a path of bacterial infections driving

By Jibran AhmadPESHAWAR (Reuters) - A Pakistani village where the country's first death from the coronavirus was reported last week has seen an alarming rise in cases, officials said on Wednesday, indicating how quickly the community spread of the disease is taking place in the country.Health officials said at least 39 of 46 tests conducted…

Food India’s Grim Coronavirus Exodus Has Some Unattractive Echoes

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Food Initial woman can help honor gals from twelve countries for braveness

Melania Trump is drawing parallels between her youth welfare initiative and a group of women from around the world whom the State Department has recognized for acts of courageBy DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressMarch 4, 2020, 6:12 PM2 min readWASHINGTON -- Melania Trump drew parallels Wednesday between her youth welfare initiative and a group of women…

Food Cornavirus: Pakistan PM Imran Khan procedures out total lockdown, says it will produce chaos

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 22 ruled out complete lockdown in the country, saying it will create chaos and urged people to self-quarantine to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which has so far claimed four lives and infected 646 people in the country.Addressing the nation as cases of the novel coronavirus surged…

Food Pak ‘hero’ doc who led combat against COVID-19 dies

ISLAMABAD: A young doctor who spearheaded the fight against novel coronavirus in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), has died, the region's spokesperson said, but did not specify whether he died of the virus or other causes. Usama Riaz's death was confirmed on Sunday night by GB government spokesperson Faizullah Faraq, reports The News International. The doctor had…

Food Sri Lanka to impose national curfew as South Asia accelerates coronavirus battle

COLOMBO/RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide weekend curfew on Friday as South Asian countries escalated efforts to check the spread of coronavirus across the densely populated region of 1.9 billion people. South Asia appears to have been less hard hit than elsewhere in the world but the rate of new infections in…

Food Could cash acquire contentment following all? A new study thinks so

(CNN)Does money really buy happiness? It appears to, at least for a small group of German college students who participated in a study on the connection between happiness and altruism, the selfless concern for the well-being of others.The study found the act of donating money to save a life produced happiness at first, but the…

Food Pakistan: Anger around unsanitary coronavirus quarantine centres

Pakistan has closed one of its main border crossings with India and all exits to and from Afghanistan to contain the coronavirus outbreak. But there is anger over unhygienic conditions in quarantine centres and a shortage of doctors in government facilities. Hospitals do not have enough resources and there are fears Pakistan's fragile health system…

Food Pakistan stories 3rd dying

PTI Islamabad, March 20, 2020 22:18 IST Updated: March 20, 2020 23:04 IST Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. File   | Photo Credit: Getty Images PTI Islamabad, March 20, 2020 22:18 IST Updated: March 20, 2020 23:04 IST The third death was reported from Sindh province where the number of cases rose to 238, according…

Food Covid-19: Full circumstances in Pakistan cross five hundred mark

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has refused to impose a nationwide lockdown despite the cases of coronavirus in the country crossing 500. There have been three COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan so far and the total number of confirmed cases has gone up to 501, Geo News reported. Sindh is the worst-hit province with 252…

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Disney sends ‘Frozen 2’ to streaming for housebound households – Fox Company

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. will release “Frozen 2” on Disney Plus several months early to give families cooped up by the coronavirus a welcome distraction — and give its streaming service a boost.Disney announced Friday that “Frozen 2” will begin streaming on Disney Plus Sunday, three months earlier than expected. In some countries,…

‘Thank you China!!!’ Mexico grateful for coronavirus health care supplies

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s top diplomat thanked two Chinese charities for donating medical supplies to help stem the coronavirus outbreak in an online message that went viral. “Thank you China!!!” Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard wrote in a Twitter post late Tuesday night, linking to a local news report about the donated supplies. The Jack…

Spain overtakes Italy in coronavirus conditions, death charge slows – Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope. A Spanish National Police officer is seen wearing two protective masks, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ronda, southern…

FBI sees spike in gun sale background checks amid coronavirus pandemic

(CNN)The FBI reported a 41% surge in background checks by individuals attempting to purchase firearms in the United States last month, according to newly released data from the agency, a significant increase over the same period last year.The new figures indicate 3.7 million gun purchase background checks were conducted in the month of March alone,…

Enigmatic circles of mammoth bones in eastern Europe date to Ice Age

No bones about it — New dating reveals that people survived in Russia as the last Ice Age closed in. Kiona N. Smith - Mar 23, 2020 2:44 pm UTC Alexander PryorAs the last Ice Age tightened its hold on Europe, a group of people living near the Don River piled dozens of mammoth bones…