Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021 | Last Update : 11:27 AM IST

Geneve

WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory Covid jabs

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates also recorded their first cases of Omicron, making the Gulf the latest region to be affected

02 Dec 2021 11:10 AM

Countries should accelerate vaccinations, stresses WHO as new variant poses high risk

The emergence of the omicron variant has fulfilled predictions of scientists who warned the elevated transmission of virus

30 Nov 2021 9:18 AM

Not yet clear if Omicron more transmissible, causes severe disease, says WHO

The WHO said all variants of COVID-19, including the Delta variant, can cause severe disease or death

29 Nov 2021 8:00 AM

WHO to meet on Friday to assess new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa

The latest variant is the most heavily mutated version discovered so far

26 Nov 2021 12:51 PM

WHO to revive probe into COVID-19 origins, report says

The world health body is assembling a team of 20 scientists to hunt for new evidence

27 Sep 2021 8:55 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

WHO chief thanks India for resumption of COVID vaccine export

Ghebreyesus also said that the move will help WHO to reach its goal of 40 per cent vaccination in all countries by the end of the year

22 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

WHO warns new Mu variant of COVID-19 could be more vaccine-resistant

The new 'variant of interest' is being closely monitored, the UN health agency said

02 Sep 2021 2:55 PM

Greta Thunberg's generation most likely to believe climate change is a crisis: poll

70% of people under 18 believe climate change is a global emergency versus 58% of those over 60

27 Jan 2021 8:52 PM

How world handled COVID-19: WHO promises 'honest evaluation' after Trump's criticism

The panel will provide an interim report to an annual meeting of health ministers in November and present a “substantive report” next May

10 Jul 2020 10:02 AM

'No excuse' for countries that fail in contact tracing, says WHO chief Tedros

“Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up,” Tedros Adhanom said

30 Jun 2020 12:42 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

IATA suggests alternative to traveller quarantines

Quarantine measures may play a role in keeping people safe but they will also keep many unemployed, said IATA's Director General

25 Jun 2020 12:35 PM

WTO: Global trade set to shrink 18.5% in Q2

The global trade body said that in the first quarter, the volume of merchandise trade shrank by 3% year-on-year.

23 Jun 2020 3:26 PM

IATA issues criteria for COVID-19 testing in air travel process

If testing is required as part of the travel process, it is recommended at departure, said IATA

17 Jun 2020 4:04 PM

WHO says coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high

“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal,” said WHO Director Tedros

09 Jun 2020 1:25 PM

Nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihood due to covid19: ILO

The first month of the crisis is estimated to have resulted in a drop of 60 per cent in the income of informal workers globally

01 May 2020 1:04 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Reports suggest FIFA boss Infantino intervened to stop probe

Infantino reportedly wrote to his childhood friend, Rinaldo Arnold, who had become a senior prosecutor in Switzerland's Haut-Valais region

28 Apr 2020 9:08 AM

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown: IATA

Airlines are calling on governments to provide immediate financial aid to help airlines to remain viable businesses

08 Apr 2020 1:20 PM

Age limit for men footballers at Tokyo Olympics extended

Players eligible for the intended under-23 tournament in 2020 can still play in Japan at age 24 next year

04 Apr 2020 8:43 AM

FIFA chief gianni Infantino eyes reboot for socer to avoid crisis

He suggests fewer tournaments, fewer squads and fewer competitive matches to safeguard health of players FIFA president

23 Mar 2020 5:12 PM

Euro 2020 championship delayed by one year

Italy coach Roberto Mancini's suggestion finds takers in UEFA and various other stakeholders

17 Mar 2020 9:53 PM

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT