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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to allow one-hour walk amid curfew

Dubai: Saudi authorities have introduced e-permits for one-hour walk daily during the curfew period. The e-permit will be available upon request through Tawakkalna application. The permit will be restricted to the neighbourhood zone and it…




Coronavirus vaccine not coming for at least 2 years: Novartis CEO

Reuters Any vaccine to fight the coronavirus will not be ready for use for at least two years, the chief executive of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, which no longer makes vaccines itself, told a German newspaper. Novartis sold its vaccine business in…





UN warns of famines due to Corona pandemic

ZT News Monitoring Desk The world is at risk of widespread famines “of biblical proportions” caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN has warned. David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme (WFP), said urgent…