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WHO: Delta ripping around world at a scorching pace

WHO: Delta ripping around world at a scorching pace

Says driving new spike in cases, death

Review process begins for WHO listing of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

Review process begins for WHO listing of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech Chairman and Managing Director Krishna Ella said all documents required for EUL of Covaxin have been submitted to WHO as o...Read More

'We should be watchful': Centre after WHO declares Lambda as COVID-19 'variant of interest'

'We should be watchful': Centre after WHO declares Lambda as COVID-19 'variant of interest'

Even as there is no evidence of any case of Lambda variant in India, the Centre on Friday said we should be watchful as the World Health ...Read More

COVID-19: Delta plus variant presently not a 'variant of concern' for WHO, says Dr Soumya Swaminathan

COVID-19: Delta plus variant presently not a 'variant of concern' for WHO, says Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Globally, more than 12 countries have detected Delta plus cases.

COVID cases in Europe up again after 10 weeks of decline, says WHO

COVID cases in Europe up again after 10 weeks of decline, says WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday said Covid cases were on the rise again in Europe after two months of decline and warned a new ...Read More

COVID-19: Delta variant 'well on its way' to becoming globally dominant, says WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan

COVID-19: Delta variant 'well on its way' to becoming globally dominant, says WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan

Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Friday said that the Delta variant is "well on its way" to ...Read More

Possible third COVID-19 wave in India unlikely to affect children much: WHO-AIIMS survey

Possible third COVID-19 wave in India unlikely to affect children much: WHO-AIIMS survey

New Delhi: A third possible wave in India by the prevailing COVID-19 virus variant is unlikely to disproportionately affect children than...Read More

Malawi burns 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses that expired

Malawi burns 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses that expired

Blantyre (Malawi):Malawi has burned nearly 20,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines because they had expired. The government incinerated 19,6...Read More

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

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