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COVID-19 vaccine update: AstraZeneca pause on vaccine trial a 'wake-up call', says WHO

COVID-19 vaccine update: AstraZeneca pause on vaccine trial a 'wake-up call', says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that AstraZeneca's pause of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus after the illness of a p...Read More

Indians anywhere can access COVID-19 lab in three hours: Harsh Vardhan

Indians anywhere can access COVID-19 lab in three hours: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: India has ramped up its COVID-19 testing facility from one lab in January this year to 1,370 labs today and citizens anywhere ...Read More

Breast cancer rates rising rapidly around the world: Lancet

Breast cancer rates rising rapidly around the world: Lancet

Although breast cancer is thought to be a disease of the developed world, almost 50 per cent of breast cancer cases and 58 per cent of de...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: India records new high of 38,902 cases; 543 deaths reported

Latest coronavirus update: India records new high of 38,902 cases; 543 deaths reported

India recorded a new high, with 38,141 cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 on Saturday, as per data collected from all state governm...Read More

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted from mosquitoes to humans: Study

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted from mosquitoes to humans: Study

New York: Do mosquitoes carry the novel coronavirus and can they transmit Covid-19 to humans? Maybe not. In a new study, the researchers ...Read More

Coronavirus in India: WHO advises 140 tests per day per million population

Coronavirus in India: WHO advises 140 tests per day per million population

However, in India, testing per million crosses 8,994

Novel coronavirus could have existed long before outbreak: WHO regional official

Novel coronavirus could have existed long before outbreak: WHO regional official

The novel coronavirus could have existed in a dormant state long before its outbreak, Melita Vujnovic, the representative of the World He...Read More

Dharavi becomes role model to contain COVID-19, says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Dharavi becomes role model to contain COVID-19, says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Saturday, said the Dharavi model has emerged as a role model globally in the fight against the corona...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: WHO Chief puts Dharavi alongside New Zealand as an example of how to battle COVID-19

Coronavirus in Mumbai: WHO Chief puts Dharavi alongside New Zealand as an example of how to battle COVID-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) director Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus late Friday hailed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) fo...Read More

Airborne virus: WHO admits to 'evidence'

Airborne virus: WHO admits to 'evidence'

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that there is "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of the coronavirus, reports CNN.Th...Read More

Coronavirus might be airborne - What precautions you can take

Coronavirus might be airborne - What precautions you can take

Amid debates about airborne transmission of coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday acknowledged "evidence emerging" ...Read More

What is bubonic plague? Causes, symptoms, all you need to know

What is bubonic plague? Causes, symptoms, all you need to know

Symptoms include sudden onset of fever, chills, head and body aches, and weakness, vomiting and nausea.

Latest coronavirus update: WHO takes a U-turn; says its office, not China first alerted it about COVID-19

Latest coronavirus update: WHO takes a U-turn; says its office, not China first alerted it about COVID-19

The World Health Organization has updated its account of the early stages of the COVID crisis to say it was alerted by its own office in ...Read More

WHO says living with COVID-19 to be 'new normal' as global cases top 10 million

WHO says living with COVID-19 to be 'new normal' as global cases top 10 million

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that all countries living with COVID-19 will be the new normal in the coming...Read More

Don't politicise coronavirus pandemic but unite to fight it: WHO to world leaders

Don't politicise coronavirus pandemic but unite to fight it: WHO to world leaders

It took over three months for the world to see 1 million virus infections, but the last 1 million cases have come in just eight days, Ted...Read More

Lowest coronavirus cases in India per lakh

Lowest coronavirus cases in India per lakh

The latest World Health Organisation report shows that India has one of the lowest corona virus cases per lakh population despite its hig...Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro threatens to pull Brazil out of WHO

Brazilian President Bolsonaro threatens to pull Brazil out of WHO

Addressing the media on Friday, Bolsonaro said Brazil will consider leaving the WHO unless it stops being a "partisan political organizat...Read More

China delayed releasing coronavirus information: WHO

China delayed releasing coronavirus information: WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus and ...Read More

How the Chinese perfected the art of propaganda through deception and subterfuge

How the Chinese perfected the art of propaganda through deception and subterfuge

The whole concentration in the just-concluded party congress was on projecting a larger-than-life image of the Communist party and its le...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine when available will be made a global public good, writes PRC Consul-General in Mumbai Tang Guocai

COVID-19 vaccine when available will be made a global public good, writes PRC Consul-General in Mumbai Tang Guocai

China has a mature, stable and huge market, which is the most reliable partner of Indian industry, commerce and economy. We have every re...Read More

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