Scientists say hantavirus was first detected in the 1950s and almost exclusively passes from rodents to humans.
Some citizens have praised the govt for their stringent measures while others are ruing the economic costs.
Female journalists are now confronted with a whole new set of problems in addition to the issues they have always faced.
A daily round-up of positive stories in the midst of the pandemic from Pakistan and around the globe.
Walks in isolation, quiet public spaces and empty streets are the new norm.
Never before have we seen the wheels of the economy grind so comprehensively to a halt
As the pandemic continues to spread, governments across Middle East are clamping down on region’s cherished traditions.
Millions of workers who had sought work away from home in India are now jobless, penniless and stranded.
Despite a general lack of safety measures in place, young doctors across Pakistan continue to fight against Covid-19.
Pakistan reported its first coronavirus case on February 26; a month later, the national tally has crossed 1,000.
Many across Asia wear face masks for protection against Covid-19; in Europe and the US, they are less commonly worn.
The bank says that "no employee at any" branch had tested positive and all branches remain "open and fully operative".
Azaan recited from rooftops, mosques in Pakistan last night as special gesture for God's mercy during virus outbreak.
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Religious affairs ministry, CII to hold discussions with ulema on Thursday to decide if prayers can be offered at home.
Pakistan's youth is coming up with quick and useful strategies, some of which can also be implemented at low costs.
Syria has close ties to Iran, where another 127 deaths on Monday raised the total number of casualties to over 1,800.
Security personnel ensure people do not come out of their homes in groups.
Governments attempt to stabilise economies, companies struggle to cope and millions of people face job losses.
Investigation: Coronavirus gear supply for Indian health workers clouded by allegations of govt 'malintention'
Health workers urgently need this personal protection equipment to fight the pandemic.
With millions of people staying home, e-commerce giants, streaming services and tech companies have emerged as winners.
Without aggressive containment measures, over 20 million Pakistanis could be impacted by Covid-19 by June.
People fear Pakistan's trajectory of coronavirus matches that of Italy at the moment.
Doctors say N95 masks and PPE kits are only needed for healthcare providers dealing with infectious diseases.