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Pakistan sees 30% surge in mental illnesses due to COVID-19

Pakistan sees 30% surge in mental illnesses due to COVID-19

Country has only 600 trained psychiatrists for 210M population, professor says

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'Rapidly spreading' omicron sets off alarm in Russia
11.01.2022

'Rapidly spreading' omicron sets off alarm in Russia

Daily infections could spike to 6-digit figures as country likely to be 'covered' by omicron strain, officials warn

Nearly 1,800 people given expired COVID-19 vaccines in Germany
11.01.2022

Nearly 1,800 people given expired COVID-19 vaccines in Germany

Vaccination center says expired vaccines were administered due to human error, claims there is no health risk to those vaccinated

Immune response to common cold offers anti-COVID protection: Study
11.01.2022

Immune response to common cold offers anti-COVID protection: Study

Recent research by Imperial College London suggests opportunity for new vaccines but stresses significance of current vaccine uptake

Infections doubled in 2 weeks as omicron tidal wave sweeps Europe: WHO
11.01.2022

Infections doubled in 2 weeks as omicron tidal wave sweeps Europe: WHO

Deeply concerning to see high number of unvaccinated people in 7M cases reported in year's 1st week, says WHO Europe chief

‘Fighting tuberculosis in South Asia challenge in pandemic times’
11.01.2022

‘Fighting tuberculosis in South Asia challenge in pandemic times’

Experts believe that countries may not achieve targets to eliminate tuberculosis due to diversion of resources to combat COVID-19