Around 70 per cent of human pathogens are zoonotic, meaning they at some point make the leap from animals to humans as with COVID-19.
The airline will operate a mix of outbound only passenger flights as well as cargo flights during the month of April to India, Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sudan, Egypt and Nepal.
An adviser to the ministry, Hossein Hassanian, said that the difference in death tallies is because some alcohol poisoning victims died outside of hospital.
Italian researchers have claimed that they have successfully developed a vaccine to contain coronavirus (Covid-19) which is likely to work on humans, a report said.
The head of the Al Nada bakery in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza has created a “corona cake” depicting a woman wearing a blue face mask, aiming to remind people of the importance of social distancing.
The majority of the world's population remains susceptible to COVID-19 and there is a long road to travel as the risk remains high, the chief of the World health Organization (WHO) said.
To stem a third wave of the outbreak, authorities have urged people to avoid unnecessary trips and stay home, warning that hospitals in Tehran and some other major cities are overflowing with coronavirus patients.
Iran health ministry registers 346 new fatalities in the past 24 hours, raising the total to 33,299. The previous record of 337 deaths was reached last week, and was matched again on Monday.
Those medical workers say they were defenseless to handle the contagion. During the first 90 days of the outbreak alone, about one medical staffer died each day and dozens became infected.
Yemeni authorities declared Aden, interim seat of the Saudi-backed government, an "infested" city on Monday after the number of coronavirus cases there jumped and clashes erupted elsewhere in the south between separatists and government forces.