Pakistan real-time news

5 Inventive Covid Measures Scientists Want The Government To Introduce (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/01/2021 01:16:16

Scientific advisers to the government on Friday published a batch of papers that contained a series of measures to help get the Covid-19 spike under control – but they require government ac...

“I decided to step up”: The Pakistan woman who volunteered to help Covid victims (source — www.independent.co.uk) 15/01/2021 18:58:30

"If someone really wants to do something for the well-being of others, then they are not afraid of anything, even coronavirus."

Long-standing distrust of polio drops threatens Covid vaccine campaign in Pakistan (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 15/01/2021 15:55:20

Long-standing distrust of polio shots threatens Covid vaccine campaign in Pakistan (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 15/01/2021 15:55:20

Aviation deaths rise worldwide in 2020 even as fatal incidents, flights fall (source — www.thesundaily.my) 02/01/2021 04:24:08

WASHINGTON: The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes rose in 2020 to 299 worldwide, even as the number of crashes fell by more than 50%, a Dutch consulting firm said on Friday...

Covid Vaccine: NHS Staff Struggle To Get Jab In Echo Of PPE Shambles (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 31/12/2020 10:46:00

Frontline NHS workers have described the Covid-19 vaccine rollout amongst staff as a “shambles” as they struggle to access the jab. With echoes of the PPE crisis that defined the star...

New Covid strain: Pakistan reports first three confirmed cases (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 29/12/2020 14:13:34

The health authorities took 12 Covid samples of the UK returnees, out of which six were positive and three showed the new variant of the Covid-19 virus

New Covid strain: Pakistan reports first 3 confirmed cases (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 29/12/2020 14:13:34

The health authorities took 12 Covid samples of the UK returnees, out of which six were positive and three showed the new variant of the Covid-19 virus

Pakistani man tests positive to coronavirus after sailing in on cattle ship that docked in Darwin (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 29/12/2020 09:20:05

Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles said the man was tested on arrival at the East Arm Wharf on Monday night after showing symptoms of coronavirus.

Amir Khan breaks COVID rules AGAIN as he greets Pakistan politician two days before testing positive (source — ) 28/12/2020 20:58:19

Khan shook hands and posed for pictures with Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister of Punjab province, during a high-profile boxing event on 19 December that he helped organise in the country.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death