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Omicron causing hospitalisations, deaths worldwide: WHO

Omicron causing hospitalisations, deaths worldwide: WHO

🕔12:13, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In a fresh warning, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that Omicron variant of the coronavirus is causing hospitalisations and deaths the world over, and the narrative that it is a mild disease is misleading.

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UAE to convene world leaders to take climate action

UAE to convene world leaders to take climate action

🕔12:20, 11.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2022 taking place from January 15-19 will convene global leaders, including heads of state, policy makers, and international business leaders, as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) aims to take the

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India took just 8 days to see Covid surge from 10K to over 1 lakh

India took just 8 days to see Covid surge from 10K to over 1 lakh

🕔13:06, 7.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) In the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has taken just eight days for India’s daily cases to cross 1 lakh from 10,000. If you compare it with the second wave last year, it took

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2022 must be year to end Covid-19: WHO

2022 must be year to end Covid-19: WHO

🕔13:25, 21.Dec 2021

Geneva, Dec 21 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has called on the world to pull together to end the Covid-19 pandemic within the next year. Addressing reporters here on Monday, Tedros said the “fastest way”

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Disappointing that some countries continue to block direct flight from southern Africa

Disappointing that some countries continue to block direct flight from southern Africa

🕔12:30, 6.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has expressed disappointment over some countries’ continued ban of direct flights from southern Africa due to the Omicron Covid variant Taking to Twitter late Sunday, Tedros

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Europe reports largest weekly increase in Covid cases: WHO

Europe reports largest weekly increase in Covid cases: WHO

🕔15:55, 14.Nov 2021

Geneva, Nov 14 (IANS) Europe has reported almost two million new Covid-19 infections last week, the largest weekly case count in the continent since the start of the pandemic early last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. There were also

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WHO set to vaccinate 40% population of every nation by yr end

WHO set to vaccinate 40% population of every nation by yr end

🕔17:47, 8.Oct 2021

Geneva, Oct 8 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced an initiative to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population of every country against Covid-19 by the end of 2021 and 70 per cent by mid-2022, by prioritising vaccine delivery to

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WHO urges joint efforts to prevent future Covid-like pandemic

WHO urges joint efforts to prevent future Covid-like pandemic

🕔11:53, 7.Sep 2021

Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called for countries to work together to ensure that another pandemic at the magnitude of the Covid-19 crisis should not occur again in the near future. “The pandemic’s

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India situation a devastating reminder of what this virus can do: WHO

India situation a devastating reminder of what this virus can do: WHO

🕔07:18, 24.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 24  With the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic wreaking havoc in India, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Friday that he is very concerned about the fast-growing caseloads

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WHO chief thanks Modi for ‘continued support’ to Covid-19 response

WHO chief thanks Modi for ‘continued support’ to Covid-19 response

🕔18:47, 23.Jan 2021

Geneva, Jan 23  Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “continued support” to the global Covid-19 response. India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative is providing vaccines to its neighbouring countries.

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WHO chief self-quarantines after Covid-19 contact

WHO chief self-quarantines after Covid-19 contact

🕔11:34, 2.Nov 2020

Geneva, Nov 2 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced that he was self-quarantining after he was “identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive for Covid-19”. Taking to Twitter on Monday morning, he

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No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

🕔07:02, 24.Sep 2020

Geneva, Sep 24  World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any single Covid-19 vaccine now in development will work. While addressing a virtual press conference, the WHO chief

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Covid-19 pandemic affecting mental health of millions: WHO

Covid-19 pandemic affecting mental health of millions: WHO

🕔11:54, 28.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 28 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of millions of people. “For many people, the lack of social interaction caused by the

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Pandemic entering ‘new and dangerous phase’: WHO

Pandemic entering ‘new and dangerous phase’: WHO

🕔07:35, 20.Jun 2020

Geneva, June 20  The World Health Organization has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering a “new and dangerous” phase. Thursday saw the most cases in a single day reported to the WHO. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the day had

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WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

🕔10:29, 26.May 2020

Geneva, May 26  Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to “a temporary pause”, while the safety data of the the anti-malaria drug was being

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COVID-19: WHO chief praises Modi’s efforts to help the poor

COVID-19: WHO chief praises Modi’s efforts to help the poor

🕔17:32, 2.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 2 The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for helping the poor and the vulnerable people of the society during the 21-day lockdown. In a tweet, Ghebreyesus said he

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WHO chief highlights collaboration, data-sharing to defeat NCoV

WHO chief highlights collaboration, data-sharing to defeat NCoV

🕔09:59, 9.Feb 2020

Geneva, Feb 9  World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said here on Saturday that solid collaboration, transparency, prompt sharing of data, and accurate advice were key to defeat the novel coronavirus outbreak. Speaking at the closing of the

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