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GENEVA, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Despite steady progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB) in recent years, global targets for prevention and treatment will likely be missed largely due to insufficient funding and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a latest report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic is derailing global efforts to tackle tuberculosis (TB), the world’s deadliest infectious disease, with cases likely to rise without urgent action and investment, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
JAKARTA, Oct 13 (The Straits Times/ANN): Indonesia is aiming to start administering coronavirus vaccines early next month by relying on supply from Chinese drugmakers as the world's fourth-most populous country fights a health crisis that may result in its first recession in more than two decades.
The work of three virologists in discovering the hepatitis C virus led to the development of drugs and tests for this infectious disease.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded six more Covid-19 deaths on Friday (Oct 9), bringing the total fatalities caused by the disease to 152 cases.
GEORGE TOWN: Six more prisoners at the Penang Remand Prison have tested positive for Covid-19.
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Remand Prison underwent sanitisation and other stringent precautionary measures following the death of an elderly inmate there who was later found positive of Covid-19.
BENGALURU/NEW DELHI, Oct 3 (Reuters): India's death toll from the Covid-19 (coronavirus) rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no sign of abating.
BENGALURU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no sign of abating.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has broadened its investigation of a serious illness in AstraZeneca Plc's