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Mass COVID testing announced for Beijing amid ‘ferocious’ outbreak

BEIJING: Beijing's most populous district Chaoyang announced three rounds of mass testing to quell a "ferocious" COVID-19 outbreak that emerged at a bar in...

German company develops 95pc accurate coronavirus Eye Scan Test

The app, already tested on over 70,000 individuals, can process up to a million scans per second.

13,000 teaching, non-teaching staff tested for Covid-19 in Sindh

It is yet to receive the test results of the remaining 11,000 staff

NCOC seeks explanation from provinces over low COVID-19 testing

It observed that the number of tests witnessed a decline in the country after June 21.

Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

Filming around the world was halted in mid-March to help curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine has moved to second phase of testing

The purpose of phase 1 trials such as the one Moderna just completed, is to understand the safety and dosage of the candidate drug or vaccine, according to the FDA

3,200 Covid-19 tests being conducted in Punjab in a day: CM Buzdar

The number of Covid-19 cases in the country has reached 8,418, including 3,721 in Punjab

Karachi’s district to provide coronavirus test reports within 10 minutes   

The rapid coronavirus testing process was witnessed by Special Assistant to CM Sindh Waqar Mehdi, who also underwent the test at the facility.

Medics to be given priority in testing process at Nishtar Hospital

The priorities for testing process were defined at Nishtar Hospital, Multan after at least 23 doctors have tested positive for coronavirus.

Zafar Mirza advises against excessive use of PPE at hospitals

Excessive use of the material is being observed, Zafar Mirza said while outlining efforts to combat coronavirus in the country.

Major decline as one coronavirus case reported from Gilgit-Baltistan today 

Overall 28 patients of coronavirus on Tuesday recovered in Gilgit Baltistan, `said the region's information ministry.

Shehbaz Sharif demands free coronavirus testing facilities

'Marriage halls, schools, colleges and mosques should be used as quarantine facilities'

NIH starts performing tests on suspected coronavirus patients   

National Institute of Health (NIH) Ion Monday initiated performing tests on the suspected patients of the coronavirus, that has claimed at least 350 lives in China and had become a global health issue.

US using DNA testing in effort to reunite families it separated

The US government, under court order to quickly reunify parents and children who were separated after crossing illegally into the United States from Mexico,...

Uber tests First of its kind Flying taxi service

Los Angeles: Uber today has given the first look at design models for its new air taxi, which it hopes to fly by 2020....

Pence warns Iran against testing Trump’s resolve

WASHINGTON: US Vice President Mike Pence in an interview airing Sunday warned Iran "not to test the resolve" of the Donald Trump administration, days...

CAA clears one grounded ATR jet after inspection

ISLAMABAD: One of the 10 ATR jets of Pakistan International Airlines has been cleared for flights by Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) after inspection, ARY News...

Novartis backs off from 2016 date for testing Google autofocus lens

NEW YORK: Novartis has abandoned a 2016 goal to start testing its autofocus contact lens on people, though it said the groundbreaking product it...

No need to fast before cholesterol test

Most people don't need to fast overnight before getting their blood drawn for a cholesterol test, according to a group of experts.

UN chief urges end to ‘madness’ of nuclear weapons testing

VIENNA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon called Wednesday for the US, China and other nuclear-armed states to end the "madness" of atomic testing by finally ratifying the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which turns 20 this year.