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China Donates $1 Million Worth of Medical Supplies to Afghanistan

China donates $1M worth of medical supplies to afghanistan

KABUL – China has donated 1-million-dollar worth of medical supplies to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH). The medical consignment includes about 40,000 coronavirus identification kits, 20,000 pairs of protective clothing, two PCR devices, and two RNA extraction devices. Second Vice President Sarwar Danish thanked China for handing over the …

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Afghanistan, Pakistan Agree to Ease Travel Restrictions

Afghanistan, pakistan to ease travel restrictions

KABUL – Afghanistan and Pakistan discussed new visa facilities on Monday, envisaging easing restrictions for Afghan travelers in what is seen as a step toward resuming travels between the two countries after months of restrictions. In a meeting with Pakistani general consular in Jalalabad, Nangarhar governor discussed easing visa restrictions …

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Trump Criticized for Leaving the Hospital to Greet Supporters

Trump criticised for leaving hospital to greet supporters

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump sparked an angry reaction from the medical community on Sunday with a protocol-breaking visit to his supporters outside the hospital where he is being treated for the highly infectious and potentially fatal novel coronavirus. He was masked as he acted from inside his bulletproof …

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49 New Cases of Coronavirus Reported in Afghanistan

41 news cases of coronavirus detected in Afghanistan

KABUL – Ministry of Public Health reported Monday, that out of 213 samples, 49 cases of coronavirus have turned positive in the last 24 hours. At least 109,281 people have so far been tested in the governmental labs, and there still are 5,089 known active cases in the country. According …

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Pakistan Begins Clinical Trials for Coronavirus Vaccine

Clinical trials for coronavirus vaccine to begin in Pakistan this week

ISLAMABAD – Renowned scientist and chairman of the Pakistani Prime Minister’s task force on science and technology, Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman said Monday that the clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine proposed by a well-acclaimed international company would begin in Pakistan this week. The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), …

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Coronavirus Cases in India Surpass 5 Million

Coronavirus Cases in India Surpass 5 Million

NEW DELHI – India surpassed the 5 million coronavirus case mark on Wednesday as the country continues to fight the spread of the disease. Figures from the Ministry of Health showed 90,123 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in the country …

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ADB: Afghan GDP to Face a Decline upto -5.0%

ADB, Afghanistan GDP to drop to -5%

KABUL – Asian Development Bank (ADB) stated on 15 Sept 2020 that the Afghan GDP will face a decline to -5.0% in regards to COVID-19, security issues, and political challenges. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on Afghanistan’s economy in the first half of 2020,” said ADB Country …

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