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WHO official says coronavirus pandemic to end in early 2022

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Hans Kluge told Danish state broadcaster DR that COVID-19 will still be prevalent in 2021, but it will be more manageable than in 2020.Stating that the worst scenarios are now over, Kluge said there is more information concerning the virus compared to... Read More

Tajikistan’s excess mortality data belie COVID-19 denialism

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According to an annual digest produced by the State Statistics Agency that has been obtained by Eurasianet, 41,743 people died in Tajikistan last year. That is 8,649 more than in 2019 and a 26 percent increase over the average number of deaths recorde... Read More

World Bank provides another grant to Tajikistan to further strengthen its health care capacity

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These additional resources are expected to further help Tajikistan to protect the poorest households from the direct impacts of the pandemic, by strengthening the healthcare system and emergency social assistance. The World Bank says with this second... Read More

US coronavirus deaths now surpass combat fatalities in three wars

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On February 6 last year, COVID-19 claimed its first victim on U.S. soil: a 57-year-old woman in Santa Clara County, California. Less than three months later, the death toll surpassed the number of U.S. soldiers killed in combat during the nine-year-lon... Read More

In Tajikistan, COVID-19 Patients, Families Scoff At Pledge Of ‘Free Treatment’

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Tajik authorities insist that state-owned medical facilities, such as this one in Khujand, offer "completely free" treatment for COVID-19. Patients say they quickly learned the truth.Abdurahmon Rahmonov recalls being admitted to Dushanbe's Shifobakhsh ... Read More

World Bank to provide more than US$21.1 million to Tajikistan to support COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has already approved additional financing for the Tajikistan Emergency COVID-19 Project in the amount of $8.63 million for the procurement and delivery of internationally approved COVID-19 vaccines.“This am... Read More

Statistics show Central Asia undercounting official COVID death figures

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But new research shows that official death figures in many parts of Central Asia and the former Soviet Union are vast undercounts, Eurasianet says.Ariel Karlinsky at Hebrew University in Israel and Dmitry Kobak at the University of Tübingen in Germany... Read More

No New COVID-19 Cases Registered Over the Past Day

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There were no new cases of COVID-19 over the past day, reported the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population.As of February 16, 13,308 infected cases have been registered, of which 13,218 or 99.3% have recovered. The overall number of... Read More

Tajikistan and Afghanistan Discuss Security Cooperation

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On February 14-16, the Chairman of the State Committee for National Security of Tajikistan Saimumin Yatimov paid a working visit to Kabul in order to take part in the International Conference on combating terrorism and expansion of regional cooperation... Read More

Republican COVID-19 Prevention Commission Allowing Some Mass Events and Festivities in Honor of Navruz

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In order to honor and respect the culture of our ancestors and national values, the Republican COVID-19 Prevention Commission gave permission to hold cultural, sports events and festivities devoted to Navruz, with the exception of massive theatrical pe... Read More