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Covid virus likely leaked from Wuhan lab: WHO chief

Covid virus likely leaked from Wuhan lab: WHO chief

🕔06:30, 21.Jun 2022

Just days after saying that the Covid lab leak theory needs “further investigations”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) chief has privately confided to a senior European politician that the pandemic originated from China’s infamous Wuhan lab, according to a report.

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WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

🕔07:03, 15.Jun 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to declare monkeypox, which has so far affected 2,821 people in both endemic and non-endemic countries, a global health emergency, according to media reports. New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO)

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

🕔17:29, 5.Jun 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday said it has been reported of 780 laboratory confirmed cases of monkeypox from 27 countries that are not endemic to the monkeypox virus. Geneva, June 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday

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33 countries report 650 cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids: WHO

33 countries report 650 cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids: WHO

🕔05:30, 30.May 2022

About 33 countries have reported 650 probable cases of mysterious acute hepatitis among children, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Geneva, May 30 (IANS) About 33 countries have reported 650 probable cases of mysterious acute hepatitis among children, according to

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Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

🕔10:53, 24.May 2022

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated here that the Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”. “… the pandemic is far from over. And even as we continue to fight it, we face the

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World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

🕔07:05, 6.May 2022

Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Thursday. Geneva, May 6 (IANS) Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to

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‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

🕔16:17, 17.Apr 2022

India has shared its concerns with the methodology along with other member states through a series of formal communications, including six letters issued to the World Health Organisation, the Union Health Ministry said. New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India has shared

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Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

🕔07:31, 4.Apr 2022

After the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspended the supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine under the United Nations (UN) procurement after an inspection last month, the company has said it is working on upgrades to ensure that the production of

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WHO warns about new Covid variant ‘XE’

WHO warns about new Covid variant ‘XE’

🕔17:34, 2.Apr 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning against a new mutant ‘XE’ variant of Omicron, that may be more transmissible than any strain of Covid-19 seen before. Geneva, April 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a

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India honoured to be Global Centre for Traditional Medicine: PM Modi

India honoured to be Global Centre for Traditional Medicine: PM Modi

🕔18:22, 26.Mar 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed happiness for India to be the home of Global Centre for Traditional Medicine as Ayush Ministry signed agreement with the WHO. New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed happiness

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Ayush ministry signs agreement with WHO for global centre of traditional medicine

Ayush ministry signs agreement with WHO for global centre of traditional medicine

🕔18:16, 26.Mar 2022

The Ministry of Ayush has signed a Host Country Agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) for establishing a WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine at Jamnagar in India, with its interim office at the Institute of Training and Research

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Maldives President thanks India for support during pandemic

Maldives President thanks India for support during pandemic

🕔14:40, 15.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has thanked India for providing support to his country during the last two years of pandemic. In a statement issued by the President’s Office on Sunday, he said: “I also wish

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Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO

Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO

🕔18:36, 10.Mar 2022

The last two years of Covid-19 infection has seen more than 500 million cases and over six million deaths globally, yet the pandemic is “far from over”, warned the World Health Organisation even as several countries have eased restrictions and

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World needs more women environment ministers: Guterres

World needs more women environment ministers: Guterres

🕔10:41, 9.Mar 2022

Advancing gender equality in the context of the climate crisis and disaster risk reduction is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. Also the globe needs more women environment ministers, business leaders and presidents and prime ministers,

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WHO official calls for health, humanitarian principles in resolving Ukraine crisis

WHO official calls for health, humanitarian principles in resolving Ukraine crisis

🕔07:33, 9.Mar 2022

Copenhagen, March 9 (IANS) A World Health Organization (WHO) official has urged that health and humanitarian principles should play as key drivers of peace in Ukraine. “Through personal experience in other conflicts, I firmly believe that health and humanitarian principles remain

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US likely to share some Covid vax technologies with WHO

US likely to share some Covid vax technologies with WHO

🕔07:26, 5.Mar 2022

The US is planning to roll out a policy to offer the World Health Organization (WHO) access to technology that can be used by low and middle-income nations to develop treatment for Covid-19, top federal health officials have said. Washington,

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Omicron sibling BA.2 remains variant of concern: WHO

Omicron sibling BA.2 remains variant of concern: WHO

🕔16:06, 23.Feb 2022

Geneva, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid concerns of increasing presence of the BA.2 subtype of Omicron variant in some European and Asian countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday reinforced that the BA.2 sublineage should continue to be considered a variant

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Covid pandemic may end in 2022: WHO

Covid pandemic may end in 2022: WHO

🕔06:53, 22.Feb 2022

Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) If there are no more major Covid outbreaks after Omicron, the pandemic may see an end in 2022, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative in Russia has said. However, it does not mean that the virus will

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WHO lauds historic vaccine hub in South Africa

WHO lauds historic vaccine hub in South Africa

🕔13:13, 15.Feb 2022

Geneva, Feb 15 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded the efforts of South African researchers, who have set up a hub to develop mRNA-based vaccines against Covid-19. In June last year, the WHO helped set up Africa’s first Covid

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Too early to talk about end of Covid pandemic, says WHO

Too early to talk about end of Covid pandemic, says WHO

🕔09:10, 3.Feb 2022

Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS) It is “far too early” to talk about the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge has said. “Definitely, we cannot say that this is the end of the pandemic. This is

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