World Health Organisation (WHO)

WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

Wuhan: A World Health Organisation expert said Tuesday the coronavirus is unlikely to have leaked from a Chinese lab and most probably ju...Read More

WHO team visits Wuhan food market in search of COVID-19 virus clues

WHO team visits Wuhan food market in search of COVID-19 virus clues

The mission has become politically charged, as China seeks to avoid blame for alleged missteps in its early response to the outbreak.

COVID fence-sitters: Survey shows over 50% of population reluctant to get vaccine; women less inclined than men

COVID fence-sitters: Survey shows over 50% of population reluctant to get vaccine; women less inclined than men

The survey has polled approximately 11,000 respondents to understand their readiness to take the vaccine, the perception of the governmen...Read More

PM Modi, WHO DG Tedros discuss global collaboration for combating COVID-19

PM Modi, WHO DG Tedros discuss global collaboration for combating COVID-19

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday discussed ...Read More

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan participates in WHO virtual information session on COVID-19

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan participates in WHO virtual information session on COVID-19

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday participated in a virtual information session of World Health Organisation ...Read More

All steps being taken to ensure safe disposal of Covid bodies, notes HC

All steps being taken to ensure safe disposal of Covid bodies, notes HC

Appearing for the civic body, senior counsel Anil Sakhre told the judges that the civic body was following the guidelines laid down by th...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Why did Bombay HC dismiss PIL seeking rigorous testing of COVID-19?

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Why did Bombay HC dismiss PIL seeking rigorous testing of COVID-19?

Observing that resources may be scare in these testing times to conduct door-to-door testings across Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Tue...Read More

COVID-19 pandemic: China announces additional $30 mn grant for WHO

COVID-19 pandemic: China announces additional $30 mn grant for WHO

China on Thursday announced an additional USD 30 million grant to the World Health Organisation, days after Beijing expressed "serious co...Read More

Beyonce highlights disproportionately high death rates of people of colour from coronavirus in the US

Beyonce highlights disproportionately high death rates of people of colour from coronavirus in the US

The singer recorded a video message for the star-studded concert on Saturday, which was curated by pop diva Lady Gaga, Global Citizen and...Read More

COVID-19: Trump says WHO failed in basic duty and must be held accountable, orders funding halt

COVID-19: Trump says WHO failed in basic duty and must be held accountable, orders funding halt

President Donald Trump has announced halting America's funding of up to USD 500 million annually to the World Health Organization while a...Read More

Sunil Gavaskar pledges to donate Rs 59 lakh to combat coronavirus pandemic

Sunil Gavaskar pledges to donate Rs 59 lakh to combat coronavirus pandemic

Earlier in the day, batsman Cheteshwar Pujara also announced that he has donated to the PM-Cares Fund.

ISSF World Cup slated to be held in Delhi cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic

ISSF World Cup slated to be held in Delhi cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic

The committee also confirmed that the ISSF Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun World Cup which would have taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan from June 22- ...Read More

 Sanjay Gandhi National Park arranges frozen buffalo meat for carnivores

Sanjay Gandhi National Park arranges frozen buffalo meat for carnivores

The ongoing lockdown has meant dietary adjustments for the lords of the jungle. They are having to make do — first, they were fed chicken...Read More

#WHOLiedPeopleDied trends after UN agency's previous tweet claiming 'no evidence of human-to-human transmission' goes viral

#WHOLiedPeopleDied trends after UN agency's previous tweet claiming 'no evidence of human-to-human transmission' goes viral

Other than China, Italy, Iran and Spain have been some of the most affected countries.

Latest Coronavirus Update in India: CCMB may soon come up with diagnostic kits for Covid-19

Latest Coronavirus Update in India: CCMB may soon come up with diagnostic kits for Covid-19

The organisation is also keeping in mind the cost. “Our estimate is that the test should be less than Rs 1000.

Rohit Shetty urges people to not panic as pets don't spread coronavirus

Rohit Shetty urges people to not panic as pets don't spread coronavirus

The actor shared an infographic that said, "World Health Organisation has confirmed that dogs can't spread coronavirus. Please don't aban...Read More

Kerala Police groove to raise awareness for washing of hands amidst coronavirus pandemic, video goes viral

Kerala Police groove to raise awareness for washing of hands amidst coronavirus pandemic, video goes viral

A total of 147 people have been tested positive for coronavirus in India.

Do not take coronavirus lightly: Kiren Rijiju on COVID-19 pandemic

Do not take coronavirus lightly: Kiren Rijiju on COVID-19 pandemic

Rijiju posted a video on his Twitter in which he took the #SafeHands Challenge which was started by the World Health Organisation (WHO) w...Read More

'Very impressed with Indian govt and PMO': WHO's Henk Bekedam hails Modi govt's fight against coronavirus

'Very impressed with Indian govt and PMO': WHO's Henk Bekedam hails Modi govt's fight against coronavirus

In India, 125 patients have been tested positive for coronavirus in India and three deaths have been noted so far.

Latest Coronavirus Update: Isha Yoga Center issues directives, suspends all programs around the world

Latest Coronavirus Update: Isha Yoga Center issues directives, suspends all programs around the world

This is one of several precautionary measures that the Yoga Center, which receives thousands of visitors daily, has taken to ensure that ...Read More

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in