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85% of kids suffering from leukemia can be treated

VAN, Turkey  Leukemia is highly treatable, with some 85% of children suffering from the blood cancer being responsive to treatment, according to an expert. Dr. Kamuran Karaman, a pediatric oncologist at...

US health system unprepared for coronavirus: CDC

ANKARA The U.S. public health system is ill-prepared to offer tests to American citizens for coronavirus, according to a report by U.S. website Politico. Citing Robert Redfield, the director of The...

France repatriating citizens midweek over coronavirus

PARIS France’s government announced Sunday that it will repatriate hundreds of its citizens from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 50 people...

Rwanda in lockdown to contain coronavirus

KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda Saturday announced a two-week lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus, banning unnecessary movement of residents within the Central African country and closing its...

Turkey: Scientist isolates SARS-CoV2 virus

ANKARA  A Turkish virologist has successfully isolated SARS-COV-2, the novel coronavirus, in a bid to produce a vaccine against the deadly disease it causes which has claimed almost 68,000 lives...

Erdogan assures Turkey as coronavirus cases grow

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured the nation Saturday about efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic, saying Turkey is doing its duty with its institutions to serve its citizens. “I...

UK premier admitted to hospital as 'precautionary step'

LONDON  U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital Sunday after testing positive for the novel coronavirus last week, with the symptoms failing to disappear. A Downing Street spokesperson said:...

Turkey records 73 new deaths from COVID-19, tally hits 574

ANKARA Turkey confirmed Sunday that 73 more people died from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 574. The total number of confirmed...

US confirms three more cases of coronavirus

NEW YORK The U.S. confirmed three new cases of the deadly coronavirus from China on Sunday, bringing the total to five. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that...

COVID-19 cases surpass 1.2 M globally

ANKARA More than 1.2 million cases of coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Some 64,774 people died after contracting the virus, while 246,893 recovered...

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Formula 1: Canadian GP postponed

By Can Erozden ANKARA (AA) - The 2020 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix was postponed Tuesday, with organizers citing the COVID-19. "The organisers of...

Coronavirus death toll in France passes 10,000 mark

PARIS France on Tuesday recorded a milestone in deaths from coronavirus as the fatalities passed the 10,000 mark. The death toll climbed to 10,328,...

Global death toll from coronavirus passes 80,000 mark

ANKARA The number of coronavirus-related deaths around the world has passed a new milestone on Tuesday evening as more than 80,000 fatalities have been...

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