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Pakistan reports 8 death in COVID

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the last 20 days as eight people succumbed to the virus in a single day, National Institute of Health, Islamabad's (NIH) data showed Thursday morning. The country

Suicide prevention drugs short in the country

KARACHI: An alarming situation has arisen as markets in the country are short on several essential medicines, including suicide prevention drugs, due to a hike in their production costs — creating fear of an increased suicide rate in the

One more polio case in North Waziristan

North Waziristan: One more polio case has been confirmed from North Waziristan, the health authorities said on Thursday. This is the 12th polio case reported from Pakistan this year. The latest case was detected in a 21-month-old boy. He