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WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

🕔12:13, 24.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation on Saturday declared the monkeypox as public health emergency of international concern. The global health body said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

🕔21:49, 5.Jul 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox had been reported to it from 53 countries — both endemic and non-endemic. Geneva, July 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322

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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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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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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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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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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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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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WHO to bring global system to update Covid shots based on flu jab

WHO to bring global system to update Covid shots based on flu jab

🕔05:21, 24.Jan 2022

London, Jan 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation is working to devise a central system to update Covid vaccines, much like the current process used for flu jabs, the media reported. The strategy emulates a system currently used to decide on

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Omicron causing hospitalisations, deaths worldwide: WHO

Omicron causing hospitalisations, deaths worldwide: WHO

🕔15:31, 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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Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

🕔10:51, 12.Jan 2022

Geneva, Jan 12 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron. WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Covid-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC),

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Omicron is not common cold, warns WHO

Omicron is not common cold, warns WHO

🕔12:46, 5.Jan 2022

Geneva, Jan 5 (IANS) Amid reports that Omicron has symptoms akin to a common cold, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday warned that it is not a common cold and should not be taken lightly. The four most common symptoms

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Omicron risk ‘very high,’ could ravage health systems: WHO

Omicron risk ‘very high,’ could ravage health systems: WHO

🕔12:42, 29.Dec 2021

Geneva, Dec 29 (IANS) The overall risk associated with the Omicron variant remains ‘very high’ which could cause widespread disruption to health systems and other critical services, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. In its weekly epidemiological update, the WHO

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WHO says new drugs may aid fight against Covid in 2022

WHO says new drugs may aid fight against Covid in 2022

🕔07:14, 28.Dec 2021

Stockholm, Dec 28 (IANS) New drugs against Covid-19 will significantly increase survival chances for coronavirus patients in severe condition in 2022, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said. The European Medicines Agency, the European Union’s drug regulator

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Prepare for Omicron surge, WHO warns Asia-Pacific nations

Prepare for Omicron surge, WHO warns Asia-Pacific nations

🕔16:33, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday warned that countries in the Asia-Pacific region need to strengthen healthcare services and focus on vaccinating their people, as the Omicron variant spreads globally and enters new regions. In

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India’s indigenous Covaxin gets WHO nod

India’s indigenous Covaxin gets WHO nod

🕔22:05, 3.Nov 2021

Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announced on Wednesday that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has franted Emergency Use Listing to India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin. Developed by Bharat Biotech in partnership with the Indian Council of Medical

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India’s indigenous Covaxin gets WHO nod

India’s indigenous Covaxin gets WHO nod

🕔21:31, 3.Nov 2021

Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announced on Wednesday that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has franted Emergency Use Listing to India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin. Developed by Bharat Biotech in partnership with the Indian Council of Medical

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Delta subvariant A.Y 4.2 now present in 42 countries: WHO

Delta subvariant A.Y 4.2 now present in 42 countries: WHO

🕔11:51, 29.Oct 2021

Geneva, Oct 28 (IANS) More than 26,000 cases of the Delta Covid subvariant AY.4.2, considered up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, has been reported from 42 countries, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). AY.4.2 is

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