As Prime Minister Imran Khan slams coronavirus measures as elitist, experts question why Pakistan's government is taking a risky-all-or-nothing approach towards the lockdown as cases rage and pummel the weak health systems.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
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Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
Pakistan had resumed domestic flights earlier this week ahead of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan after a countrywide Covid-19 lockdown since mid-March, Airbus says it would provide technical assistance to investigators.
The total deaths from the coronavirus in Pakistan exceeded 1,000, making Pakistan the 25th country worldwide where the toll has crossed a thousand.
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A special assistant to Pakistan's PM Imran Khan says number of people testing positive after return from UAE was "higher than we were hoping"; around 12% tested positive on most flights with the number rising to between 40-50% on a couple of flights.
Sudden changes at the information ministry spark speculation that the army generals want to have more say in how to counter the coronavirus challenge.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is right to be afraid of economic devastation, but sweeping the healthcare emergency under the rug won't fix it.
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