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S’pore reports record cases

Singapore reported 120 new coronavirus cases yesterday, by far its highest daily rise, and quarantined nearly 20,000 migrant workers in their dormitories.

Malaysia intercepts boat ferrying 202 Rohingyas

Malaysian authorities said yesterday they had intercepted a boat ferrying a group of 202 people believed to be ethnic Rohingya. Malaysia,

China rights lawyer freed after five years in jail

A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said yesterday. Wang

India gives nod for rapid antibody tests

Expanding the testing strategy in line with its containment plans in high-risk areas and Covid-19 hotspots, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued an advisory on Saturday to start rapid antibody-based blood test for coronavirus.

France to test plasma of survivors to treat sick

France to test plasma of survivors to treat sick

France is to begin clinical trials involving transfusions of blood plasma from coronavirus survivors into patients who have severe symptoms in a bid to treat the illness, the institutions involved said Saturday.

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