Brazil – HIV patient ‘first in remission’ to be cured by drugs alone

Brazil – HIV patient ‘first in remission’ to be cured by drugs alone A HIV-positive man in remission may be the first patient effectively cured of the illness without needing a bone marrow transplant, researchers said Tuesday in a potential breakthrough. HIV affects tens of millions of people globally and while the disease is no…

WHO launches review of Covid-19 pandemic response after Trump criticism

WHO launches review of Covid-19 pandemic response after Trump criticism The World Health Organization named leaders of an independent panel to review its response to the Covid-19 pandemic that has been criticized by the US. Helen Clark, former prime minister of New Zealand, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, were selected as co-chairs,…

TikTok distances itself from China in response to India’s 59 app ban

TikTok distances itself from China in response to India’s 59 app ban Social media app TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a correspondence seen by Reuters. In a letter to the Indian government dated June 28th and seen by Reuters on Friday, TikTok Chief Executive…

China’s response to India’s emphatic win at UNSC lukewarm

China’s response to India’s emphatic win at UNSC lukewarm By PTI BEIJING: China on Friday gave a lukewarm response to India’s election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, saying as a permanent member, it would like to enhance cooperation with all the newly-elected members of the top organ of the UN. Asked for his…

India set for comfortable victory in UNSC elections

India set for comfortable victory in UNSC elections United Nations: India is expected to register a comfortable victory in the Security Council elections on Wednesday that will bring the country to the UN high-table as a non-permanent member for the 2021-22 term. The 193-member UN General Assembly will hold elections for President of the 75th…

India has highest number of serious Covid-19 cases after United States – Report

India has highest number of serious Covid-19 cases after United States – Report India may be the fifth worst-affected country by the coronavirus disease, it has the highest the number of serious Covid-19 patients after United States. According to data analysis by Hindustan Times’ Hindi language publication Hindustan, the US has 16,923 patients in serious…