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International Day of Yoga 2021: PM Modi launches 'WHO M-Yoga' app; here's all you need to know

International Day of Yoga 2021: PM Modi launches 'WHO M-Yoga' app; here's all you need to know

The app has been developed jointly by the Ministry of AYUSH and the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO's COVID-19 origin probe 'highly deficient': US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

WHO's COVID-19 origin probe 'highly deficient': US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

Washington DC [US]: The World Health Organization's first phase of study on the origins of COVID-19 pandemic is "highly deficient", said ...Read More

Regulatory approvals for Covaxin in process in over 60 countries, including USA and Brazil: Bharat Biotech

Regulatory approvals for Covaxin in process in over 60 countries, including USA and Brazil: Bharat Biotech

The regulatory approvals for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' are in process in over 60 countries, including the United States...Read More

Pune: Researchers find two new multi drug-resistant bacteria in scat of 'vine snake'

Pune: Researchers find two new multi drug-resistant bacteria in scat of 'vine snake'

A group of researchers from Pune and Chandigarh has discovered two new "multi drug-resistant" bacteria from the scat of 'vine snake', a m...Read More

COVID-19 Crisis: WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India

COVID-19 Crisis: WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 ca...Read More

French firm GeneStore's Indian founder introduces affordable COVID-19 RT-PCR in Indian market

French firm GeneStore's Indian founder introduces affordable COVID-19 RT-PCR in Indian market

The largest laboratories in India have cleared quality audits with 100 percent success based on GeneStore COVID-19 RT-PCR kits.

'AstraZeneca is an excellent vaccine': WHO's encouragement after European nations suspend rollout over fears of blood clots

'AstraZeneca is an excellent vaccine': WHO's encouragement after European nations suspend rollout over fears of blood clots

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said that there was no reason to stop using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. This comes afte...Read More

China's Langfang city with nearly 5 million residents in lockdown ahead of WHO visit

China's Langfang city with nearly 5 million residents in lockdown ahead of WHO visit

As new COVID-19 infections continued to rise in Hebei province surrounding Beijing, China on Monday saw its biggest daily increase in cor...Read More

WHO experts' team probing origins of COVID-19 to visit China on January 14

WHO experts' team probing origins of COVID-19 to visit China on January 14

Beijing: China said on Monday that a group of experts from the WHO is due to arrive in the country on Thursday to probe the origins of th...Read More

After UAE Fatwa Council okays COVID-19 vaccines with pork gelatin, Raza Academy seeks detailed composition from WHO

After UAE Fatwa Council okays COVID-19 vaccines with pork gelatin, Raza Academy seeks detailed composition from WHO

Pharmaceutical giants such as Pfizer have clarified that their vaccines do not contain any kind of animal content.

Covaxin will be at least 60% effective, higher than WHO criteria, says Bharat Biotech

Covaxin will be at least 60% effective, higher than WHO criteria, says Bharat Biotech

Five vaccines are under different phases of clinical trials in India.

WHO chief hails PM Modi's assurance of India's vaccine production prowess to help nations fight COVID-19

WHO chief hails PM Modi's assurance of India's vaccine production prowess to help nations fight COVID-19

New York: World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that India...Read More

Covid-19: State to keep 80 percent oxygen for hospitals and rest for industry, CM Thackeray

Covid-19: State to keep 80 percent oxygen for hospitals and rest for industry, CM Thackeray

CM inaugurates COVID facilities in Navi Mumbai online

COVID-19 vaccine distribution expected to start in mid-2021: WHO chief scientist

COVID-19 vaccine distribution expected to start in mid-2021: WHO chief scientist

Geneva: The large-scale global distribution of vaccines against COVID-19 is not expected until mid-2021, the World Health Organization's ...Read More

'Recipe for disaster': WHO chief warns against reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic

'Recipe for disaster': WHO chief warns against reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned that opening up societies too quickly amid the cor...Read More

China wastes no time in sharing COVID-19 information: expert

China wastes no time in sharing COVID-19 information: expert

"China's response to COVID-19 has been open, transparent, timely and responsible," said a health expert.

WHO says novel coronavirus not manipulated or constructed

WHO says novel coronavirus not manipulated or constructed

If the SARS-CoV-2 were a constructed virus, its genomic sequence would show a mix of known elements, but "this is not the case," accordin...Read More

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks

Saying in a statement issued Thursday, the WHO said that this week, some 450 active organization email addresses and passwords were leake...Read More

Deepika Padukone, Dr Tedros Adhanom's talk session on mental health put on hold

Deepika Padukone, Dr Tedros Adhanom's talk session on mental health put on hold

Days after announcing her collaboration with WHO for a talk session on the issue of prioritisation of mental health during coronavirus pa...Read More

WhatsApp partners WHO to create 'Together at Home' sticker pack

WhatsApp partners WHO to create 'Together at Home' sticker pack

WhatsApp on Tuesday partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) to create a new sticker pack titled 'Together At Home designed to ...Read More

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