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WHO starts discussions on Russia Covid-19 vaccine

WHO starts discussions on Russia Covid-19 vaccine

🕔13:52, 21.Aug 2020

London, Aug 21  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has started talks with Russia with the aim of garnering more information on a Covid-19 vaccine that the country last week approved even before starting the crucial phase-3 trial, the media reported.

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WHO expert calls for quick response to COVID-19 resurgence

WHO expert calls for quick response to COVID-19 resurgence

🕔11:09, 28.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 28  Governments should react quickly and communicate transparently to ensure small numbers of COVID-19 cases and clusters don’t “reignite sustained and efficient community transmission”, said a senior expert of the World Health Organization (WHO). Michael Ryan, executive director

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Kazakhstan is working closely with the World Health Organisation to combat COVID-19

Kazakhstan is working closely with the World Health Organisation to combat COVID-19

🕔17:07, 18.Jul 2020

On July 17, in his video address for the press conference of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan, Dr. Hans Kluge, the WHO Regional Director for Europe, noted the following: “Having received over the past few months new

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Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19 : WHO

Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19 : WHO

🕔08:56, 14.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 14  There will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and too many countries were still headed in the wrong direction, the chief of the World

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WHO hopes 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by next year

WHO hopes 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by next year

🕔07:18, 19.Jun 2020

London, June 19 Dr Soumya Swaminathan, who is the chief scientist at the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, said that nearly 2 billion doses of the Covid-19 vaccine would be ready by the end of next year. Addressing the media

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We are terminating relationship with WHO: Trump

We are terminating relationship with WHO: Trump

🕔06:31, 30.May 2020

Washington, May 30 While addressing the breifing in the White House Rose Garden, US President Donald Trump said the US will be terminating relationship with the World Health Organisation (WHO) right away. In his today’s briefing, he also attacked China

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WHO team in Tonk Rajasthan as corona cases jump from 4 to 16 in a day

WHO team in Tonk Rajasthan as corona cases jump from 4 to 16 in a day

🕔15:06, 3.Apr 2020

Jaipur, April 3  A team from the World Health Organisation, on Friday, arrived in Rajasthan’s Tonk district to survey the situation as Covid -19 cases alarmingly spiked from 4 to 16 within 24 hours District Collector K.K. Sharma told IANS:

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WHO to launch second Solidarity Trial for coronavirus vaccine

WHO to launch second Solidarity Trial for coronavirus vaccine

🕔15:05, 3.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 3  The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Friday, said that it is soon going to launch a second protocol for the Solidarity Trial. “WHO would soon be launching a second protocol for the Solidarity Trial that will

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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 global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

WHO global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

🕔18:51, 23.Mar 2020

New York, March 23  At a time when nearly 70 drugs and experimental cocktails are being examined to treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a global trial called ‘SOLIDARITY to find out if any

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World saw 1 lakh fresh coronavirus cases in just 12 days

World saw 1 lakh fresh coronavirus cases in just 12 days

🕔07:13, 21.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 21  The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases worldwide has exceeded 2 lakh, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and while it took over three months to reach the first 1 lakh confirmed cases, it took

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Europe now epicentre of coronavirus, says WHO

Europe now epicentre of coronavirus, says WHO

🕔11:40, 14.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 13 Europe is now the “epicentre” of the global coronavirus pandemic, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization said on Friday. His comments came as several countries in Europe reported steep rises in the

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Coronavirus not pandemic yet, but world should be ready: WHO

Coronavirus not pandemic yet, but world should be ready: WHO

🕔06:29, 25.Feb 2020

London, Feb 25  The World Health Organisation has said it is too early now to call the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic yet, but the world should do more to prepare for such an eventuality, reports said on Monday. The WHO

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WHO identifies novel coronavirus as ‘high risk’

WHO identifies novel coronavirus as ‘high risk’

🕔17:48, 28.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 28 The World Health Organization (WHO), which is yet to declare the novel coronavirus as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) despite over 100 fatalities in China, identified the disease as “high risk”. In a

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‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

🕔19:15, 2.May 2018

A section of the media has carried reports today, quoting a World Health Organisation study that has highlighted the problem of air pollution till 2016 and has inferred that 14 most polluted cities in the world are located in India. 

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WHO includes Shimla doctor’s protocol in new guidelines on rabies prophylaxis

WHO includes Shimla doctor’s protocol in new guidelines on rabies prophylaxis

🕔19:30, 21.Apr 2018

Shimla, April 21  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued revised guidelines on rabies prophylaxis by incorporating a low-cost treatment protocol recommended by a Himachal Pradesh government doctor for dog-bite patients. The Technical Report Series (1012) released on Friday, based

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EU calls for global coordination to contain Ebola

EU calls for global coordination to contain Ebola

🕔10:43, 16.Aug 2014

Brussels, Aug 16 The European Union (EU) foreign ministers Friday called for a coordinated international response to contain the spread of the Ebola virus at its council meeting here. The EU expressed concern about the most severe outbreak of Ebola

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WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

🕔11:30, 4.Jul 2014

Rome, July 4  The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease. There are 33 countries and territories where there

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Only 2 percent more Indians donating blood will address shortage (June 14 is World Blood Donor Day)

Only 2 percent more Indians donating blood will address shortage (June 14 is World Blood Donor Day)

🕔15:24, 13.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 13 Despite being a country with a population of 1.2 billion, India faces a blood shortage of 3 million units. The problem can be addressed if an additional two percent of Indians donated blood, health experts say.

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Hike tax on tobacco products to curb consumption: WHO

Hike tax on tobacco products to curb consumption: WHO

🕔10:01, 29.May 2014

New Delhi, May 29  The World Health Organisation Wednesday asked governments to raise taxes on tobacco products to curb their consumption. “Research shows that higher taxes are especially effective in reducing tobacco use among lower-income groups and in preventing young

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