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Heatwave in Europe underscores need for effective action to combat climate change: WHO

Heatwave in Europe underscores need for effective action to combat climate change: WHO

🕔18:05, 23.Jul 2022

Copenhagen, July 23 (IANS) As the Europe reels from the effects of a prolonged heatwave responsible for a series of ferocious wildfires and escalating record-breaking high temperatures, regional governments have been urged by the World Health Organization (WHO) to implement the

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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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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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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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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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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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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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India delivers 3 tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan

India delivers 3 tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan

🕔18:56, 29.Jan 2022

As part of the countrys ongoing humanitarian help, India supplied the fourth batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan comprising three tonnes of essential life-saving medicines. New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As part of the countrys ongoing humanitarian help, India supplied the

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WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with Covid-19

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with Covid-19

🕔12:33, 14.Jan 2022

Geneva, Jan 14 (IANS) A World Health Organization (WHO) panel on Friday strongly recommended baricitinib, a drug used for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, for patients with severe or critical Covid-19 in combination with corticosteroids. The recommendation by WHO Guideline Development Group

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Covid-recovered at 3-5 times more Omicron reinfection risk: WHO

Covid-recovered at 3-5 times more Omicron reinfection risk: WHO

🕔11:55, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Individuals who have recovered from Covid-19 are 3 to 5 times more likely to be reinfected with the Omicron variant compared to Delta, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). According to Hans Henri P Kluge,

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WHO warns of “tsunami of cases” from Omicron, Delta

WHO warns of “tsunami of cases” from Omicron, Delta

🕔06:43, 30.Dec 2021

Geneva, Dec 30 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has cautioned that the more transmissible Omicron together with the currently circulating Delta variants might lead to “a tsunami of cases,” putting immense pressure on national health systems. Recapping WHO’s response since

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Omicron to dominate Europe soon, booster dose important defence: WHO

Omicron to dominate Europe soon, booster dose important defence: WHO

🕔16:34, 22.Dec 2021

Brussels, Dec 22 (IANS) Omicron will dominate European countries within weeks, pushing an already stretched health system further to the brink, said head of the European office of the World Health Organization (WHO) while urging people to get a booster jab.

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Omicron variant spread to 89 countries, cases doubling in 3 days: WHO

Omicron variant spread to 89 countries, cases doubling in 3 days: WHO

🕔10:36, 19.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The hyper mutated Omicron variant of Covid-19 has now spread to about 89 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. Omicron is a highly divergent variant with a high number of mutations, including 26-32

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WHO urges nations to scale-up measures, vax to limit Omicron spread

WHO urges nations to scale-up measures, vax to limit Omicron spread

🕔18:30, 18.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday urged countries in the South-East Asia Region to urgently scale-up public health and social measures as well as vaccinations to curtail further spread of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.

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WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

🕔08:06, 29.Nov 2021

Geneva, Nov 29 (IANS) It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. It’s not yet clear whether Omicron

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Europe struggles with sharp rise in Covid-19 infections despite vaccines

Europe struggles with sharp rise in Covid-19 infections despite vaccines

🕔12:14, 6.Nov 2021

russels, Nov 6 (IANS) Europe is once again at the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic after 1.8 million new cases and 24,000 new deaths have been registered in the region last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The transmission

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WHO body seeks more clarification to decide on Covaxin EUL

WHO body seeks more clarification to decide on Covaxin EUL

🕔08:31, 27.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has sought additional data to decide on much awaited Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to Covid vaccine Covaxin. The Technical Advisory Group of WHO has sought additional clarification from vaccine manufacturer Bharat

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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 to decide on granting Emergency Use Listing to Covaxin next week

WHO to decide on granting Emergency Use Listing to Covaxin next week

🕔08:05, 6.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 6  The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet next week with an independent group of experts to take a final decision on whether to grant Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to Covaxin. The WHO will carry out the

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