Experts from the WHO visit a hospital in Wuhan that treated the world's first coronavirus patients as part of its probe into the virus.
Halal certification would be a significant step in immunisation efforts in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country should the vaccine be approved for use.
The total number of registered coronavirus cases in Turkey rose to 182,727 as 1,429 more people tested positive for the virus, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.
Doctors, nurses and administrative staff marched without incident in the capital and other French cities to demand the government keep its promise to overhaul France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Fighting in the Middle East's poorest country, war-torn Yemen, steps up between the Houthi rebels and the Western-backed Saudi coalition forces, who have been criticised for commonly targeting civilians, mostly children.
Turkish citizens were allowed to go out on the weekend in fifteen cities, for the first time in months. They took advantage of the summer sun and enjoyed their newfound freedom amidst the pandemic.
The Turkish Health Ministry said in a statement that Health Minister Fahrettin Koca held a video conference call with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Murashko.
Iraq’s leadership has to deal with Covid-19, the Islamic Republic, the Daesh, and the United States.
Hundreds fled quarantine centres in both countries, officials say, with some escapees saying they had bribed police.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 334,000 deaths. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 22:
Minister removed over corruption case concerning purchase of medical ventilators from Spanish firm GPA Innova, using IDB funds, officials say.
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