Coronavirus

There are 4,000 variants of coronavirus that causes Covid-19, says UK Minister

By Wire Agencies and published by Mint (London)- There are around 4,000 variants of the virus that causes Covid-19 around the world now so all vaccine manufacturers including Pfizer Inc and AstraZeneca Plc are trying to improve their vaccines, a British minister said. Thousands of variants of the type of coronavirus that causes Covid-19 have

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Coronavirus

Daily Covid count drops to 586, no additional deaths

THE total number of Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours to this morning (Feb. 5) dropped to 586 from 809 yesterday adding up to 22,644 cumulative confirmed patients, Sanook.com said. The  Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokeswoman Apisamai Srisangson said of the overall cases 15,331 patients have recovered while 7,234 are still hospitalised.

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Biden demands Myanmar military ‘relinquish power’

By AFP and published by Channel NewsAsia (Yangon): US President Joe Biden called on Myanmar’s generals to “relinquish power” on Thursaday (Feb 4) and demanded they free civilian leaders detained in this week’s coup, as his administration said it was considering sanctions. Washington has led international condemnation of Monday’s putsch, which saw democratic leaders including

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