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Vaccine on its own will not end COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

Vaccine on its own will not end COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that a vaccine would not by itself stop ...Read More

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus under self-quarantine after contact tests COVID-19 positive

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus under self-quarantine after contact tests COVID-19 positive

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday (November 1) announced his self-isolation after com...Read More

WHO plans COVID-19 vaccine insurance scheme for 92 low-income countries

WHO plans COVID-19 vaccine insurance scheme for 92 low-income countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to set up a compensation fund for citizens in poor countries, who might suffer side-effec...Read More

WHO backs India and South Africa's joint proposal to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines

WHO backs India and South Africa's joint proposal to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has backed India and South Africa's joint proposal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ensure un...Read More

Healthy young people may have to wait until 2022 for COVID-19 vaccine, say WHO

Healthy young people may have to wait until 2022 for COVID-19 vaccine, say WHO

The top officials of World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said that young and healthy adults may have to wait longer than people ...Read More

10 per cent of the world's population may have had contracted COVID-19, says WHO

10 per cent of the world's population may have had contracted COVID-19, says WHO

Geneva: In a special meeting, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that one in 10 people around the world may have con...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine update: 156 nations join WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine plan

COVID-19 vaccine update: 156 nations join WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine plan

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that a total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population...Read More

Steroids can help severely ill

Steroids can help severely ill

New studies confirm that multiple types of steroids improve survival of severely ill COVID-19 patients.An analysis of pooled results from...Read More

Swadeshi Jagran Manch bats for ban on glyphosate agriculture

Swadeshi Jagran Manch bats for ban on glyphosate agriculture

Urges Centre to withdraw recent order, saying entire concept is ill-conceived

WHO urges southeast Asia region members to bolster essential health services hit by COVID-19

WHO urges southeast Asia region members to bolster essential health services hit by COVID-19

New Delhi: The World Health Organization on Thursday urged the member nations of its southeast Asia region to maintain essential health s...Read More

Effects of air pollution and regular exercise on high blood pressure: Study

Effects of air pollution and regular exercise on high blood pressure: Study

Texas: Exercising regularly can lower the risk of high blood pressure, even if people live in areas where air pollution is relatively hig...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: WHO Chief says situation only going to get worse, as India crosses 9 lakh COVID-19 cases

Latest coronavirus update: WHO Chief says situation only going to get worse, as India crosses 9 lakh COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization's chief on Monday said that there will be no return to the "old normal" for the foreseeable future as a res...Read More

Worldwide: 183,000 coronavirus cases in hrs

Worldwide: 183,000 coronavirus cases in hrs

Geneva: The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases -- more than 183,000 new ca...Read More

After WHO says HCQ won't stop COVID-19 deaths, 22 trial sites in India to stop hydroxychloroquine research

After WHO says HCQ won't stop COVID-19 deaths, 22 trial sites in India to stop hydroxychloroquine research

After World Health Organization (WHO) stopped Solidarity Trial of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), 22 trial sites in India...Read More

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan shares special message for India Post employees

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan shares special message for India Post employees

For more than 150 years, India Post has been an organization that kept the country together, from being a channel of communication to bei...Read More

Coronavirus spread by people with no symptoms 'appears to be rare': WHO

Coronavirus spread by people with no symptoms 'appears to be rare': WHO

Geneva [Switzerland]: The spread of COVID-19 by those who do not show symptoms of being infected by the contagion appears to be rare, Mar...Read More

Donald Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO; takes steps against China

Donald Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO; takes steps against China

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday said that America is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization as h...Read More

WHO temporarily suspends clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients

WHO temporarily suspends clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients

Geneva: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroqu...Read More

WHO emergency committee to discuss on Ebola outbreak after new DRC case

WHO emergency committee to discuss on Ebola outbreak after new DRC case

The epidemic has killed 2,276 people to date. For it to be declared over, there have to be no new cases reported for 42 days -- double th...Read More

WHO secures 2 mln USD to contain COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

WHO secures 2 mln USD to contain COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

AfDB said WHO Africa region will use the funds to bolster the capacity of 41 African countries on infection prevention, testing and case ...Read More

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