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WHO to decide on Bharat Biotech's Covaxin emergency usage in October

The duration of the emergency use listing process depends on the quality of the data which is submitted by the vaccine manufacturer

30 Sep 2021 1:22 PM

Delta variant is dangerous and is continuing to evolve and mutate: WHO chief

Delta variant is expected to rapidly outcompete other variants and become the dominant variant over the coming months

03 Jul 2021 11:07 AM

COVID-19 Delta variant detected in 96 countries, says WHO

Hospitalization rate for patients infected with the Delta variant was 85 per cent higher than for those infected with the Alpha variant

01 Jul 2021 9:53 AM

Delta the 'most transmissible' of variants identified so far, spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations: WHO chief

Delta, now reported in 85 countries globally, continues to be reported in new countries across all WHO Regions

26 Jun 2021 11:45 AM

Daily Covid-19 cases slip to 1.28 lakh, fatalites also drop

ICMR director general Dr Balram Bhargaw, warned states and UTs from rushing to open up restrictions saying unlocking has to be gradual

02 Jun 2021 10:43 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Tobacco India’s top health crisis: Act now, or just go up in smoke!

It is not that the incidence of smoking is low in India if we take into consideration the widespread bidi habit

31 May 2021 7:39 AM

WHO classifies B1617 COVID-19 variant, first identified in India, as variant of global concern

'There is need for more information on the epidemiologic studies that are underway, the studies that are evaluating neutralization severity'

11 May 2021 12:50 PM

US cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout

However, US will continue to participate in select WHO technical and policy meetings that have a direct bearing on the country

03 Sep 2020 1:00 PM

US will not join global effort to find and distribute COVID-19 vaccine

The decision to go it alone follows the White House’s decision in early July to pull the United States out of the WHO

02 Sep 2020 10:29 AM

COVID-19: Washington Post praises Mumbai's Dharavi efforts

The American daily newspaper appreciated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for the way Dharavi has beaten back the virus against all odds

02 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

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South Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass half a million

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa as a whole approached a million

02 Aug 2020 8:54 AM

Closing borders not a 'sustainable strategy' against virus: WHO

The organization urged countries to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where coronavirus is spreading

27 Jul 2020 8:20 PM

WHO says it was alerted about virus by its own office in China, not the government

The UN health body has been accused by US President Trump of being complacent towards China, which it denies

04 Jul 2020 9:01 AM

Cloth masks effective only with distancing, says WHO

The use of cloth masks should always be accompanied by frequent hand hygiene and physical distancing

08 Jun 2020 2:17 AM

US to cut all ties with World Health Organization over virus

Trump accuse Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the agency to “mislead the world”

30 May 2020 9:08 AM

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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray: Global role eludes India

This could be India’s chance of helping to shape a new world order and for Mr Modi to seize the spotlight that was once Jawaharlal Nehru’s

20 May 2020 7:06 PM

Just don't want to talk to Xi Jinping right now: Trump

The US’s criticism on how Chinese leadership handled the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spat between both the countries

16 May 2020 12:51 PM

Yemen's fragile health sector struggles to keep virus spread in check

WHO says its models suggest that half of Yemen’s population of 30 million could be infected and more than 40,000 could die

16 May 2020 12:31 PM

Burundi kicks out WHO officials as they raise concern over mass political rallies

Burundi has 27 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but some have raised concerns that more cases exist

14 May 2020 3:02 PM

What happens at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

The Chinese laboratory at the heart of the US-China virus spat, is accused of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic

06 May 2020 2:32 PM

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