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Corona Vaccine Tracker on Nov 28, 2020

Corona Vaccine Tracker on Nov 28, 2020

This column provides latest update from around the world on coronavirus vaccine.

Corona Vaccine Tracker on Nov 24, 2020

Corona Vaccine Tracker on Nov 24, 2020

This column provides latest update from around the world on coronavirus vaccine.

WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

Cervical cancer is the first cancer declared for elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO), which recently launched a new campai...Read More

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in countries like India: WHO

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in countries like India: WHO

Antenatal steroids such as dexamethasone, used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe Covid-19, can boost the ...Read More

World Mental Health Day: Greater investment, better mental health facilities

World Mental Health Day: Greater investment, better mental health facilities

The World Mental Health Federation recognises greater access and investment for mental health for this year’s theme for World Mental Heal...Read More

After temporarily restoring funds, Donald Trump threatens to permanently cut off US funding of WHO

After temporarily restoring funds, Donald Trump threatens to permanently cut off US funding of WHO

US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to permanently cut off US funding of the World Health Organization (WHO).Donald Trump twee...Read More

Saving lives: Race to find coronavirus vaccine intensifies

Saving lives: Race to find coronavirus vaccine intensifies

A cure or vaccine for the coronavirus infection, which has brought the world economy and public health system to the brink of collapse, i...Read More

Europe still in grip of corona, warns WHO

Europe still in grip of corona, warns WHO

Of the 44 countries in WHO Europe's region that have enacted domestic restrictions, 21 have already started easing those measures and ano...Read More

WHO now warns fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

WHO now warns fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

The WHO said new projections indicate that in a worst-case scenario, 769,000 people could die of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa this year ...Read More

Despite WHO praise, US-based think-tank tells BBC that 300 million people in India will end up with coronavirus

Despite WHO praise, US-based think-tank tells BBC that 300 million people in India will end up with coronavirus

India will have 300 million cases of coronavirus recorded, a BBC report has said. Quoting the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics &amp...Read More

Coronavirus: 10 people in Japan quarantines on a cruise ship

Coronavirus: 10 people in Japan quarantines on a cruise ship

Japan quarantined the vessel carrying 3,711 people and began testing those on board for the virus after a former passenger who disembarke...Read More

Bollywood celebrities to face legal trouble over endorsements of pan masala

Bollywood celebrities to face legal trouble over endorsements of pan masala

While controversies are a by-product of fame and glamour, Bollywood celebrities will this time face the wrath of the government over endo...Read More

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