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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

Supporting WHO means safeguarding multilateralism: Chinese FM

Supporting WHO means safeguarding multilateralism: Chinese FM

Wang said he made the phone call to show that the Chinese government and people firmly support the WHO, expressing confidence that fair-m...Read More

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra honour healthcare workers on COVID-19 frontline at the 'One World: Together At Home'

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra honour healthcare workers on COVID-19 frontline at the 'One World: Together At Home'

Curated by pop star Lady Gaga, the 'One World: Together At Home' virtual concert was organised on Saturday by the World Health Organizati...Read More

Washington's WHO decision challenged as G7 leaders discuss joint response to COVID-19

Washington's WHO decision challenged as G7 leaders discuss joint response to COVID-19

In a statement, the White House said that G7 leaders agreed to take essential measures to ensure a coordinated global response to the COV...Read More

WHO warns "eye of storm" as some European countries start to ease anti-virus measures

WHO warns "eye of storm" as some European countries start to ease anti-virus measures

Speaking at a briefing broadcast online from the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Kluge said: "the storm clouds of this pand...Read More

WHO chief appreciates India's efforts to eradicate polio to fight coronavirus pandemic

WHO chief appreciates India's efforts to eradicate polio to fight coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will work with India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to leverage the strategies t...Read More

European nations voice backing, commitment to WHO after Trump's decision to halt funding

European nations voice backing, commitment to WHO after Trump's decision to halt funding

Earlier on Tuesday, Trump announced that he had instructed his administration to suspend funding to the WHO, which he accused of "severel...Read More

U.S. defunding WHO amid world health crisis, drawing criticism

U.S. defunding WHO amid world health crisis, drawing criticism

"The U.S. has been a longstanding and generous friend to WHO, and we hope it will continue to be so," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom...Read More

How China's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic will cost it once normalcy resumes

How China's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic will cost it once normalcy resumes

China's role in the coronavirus pandemic has come in for intense criticism. Setting aside conspiracy theories of weaponised superbugs coo...Read More

Trump says halting U.S. funding to World Health Organization

Trump says halting U.S. funding to World Health Organization

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump also said a review is being conducted to assess the WHO's role in addressing the spread o...Read More

WHO warns of COVID-19 resurgence as countries ease restrictions

WHO warns of COVID-19 resurgence as countries ease restrictions

On Monday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference from Geneva that a new strategy will be publis...Read More

TN stops sanitization tunnels, MP too should do it

TN stops sanitization tunnels, MP too should do it

Social activist, Ajay Dubey has demanded that MP government should take the matter in cognizance and follow Tamil Nadu approach in this m...Read More

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