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Last clue to Covid-19 origins may sit in Wuhan hospital
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WHO releases new Air quality guidelines, now whole India is polluted | Oneindia News
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EU air pollution limits way out of step with new WHO guidelines
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Aid sent to help the cholera outbreak, refugees crisis and flood victims in Sudan and Ethiopia
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W.H.O.: 'No evidence' general population needs third shot
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COVID surge in Europe 'deeply worrying' as vaccination slows, WHO says
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WHO's technical advisory group to meet on Oct 26 to take call on Covaxin EULIn a tweet late on Sunday night, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said, "WHO has been working closely with Bharat Biotech to complete the dossier. Our goal is to have..
COVID-19: New WHO team may be 'last chance' to understand origins of coronavirusA newly formed World Health Organisation (WHO) team may be "our last chance" to understand the origins of coronavirus, the body's top emergency expert has said.
COVID to cause 'surges of illness' for 'months and perhaps years to come', WHO expert warns"Surges of illness" caused by COVID-19 are going to continue for "months and perhaps even years to come", the World Health Organization's (WHO) special envoy for the disease has warned.
After tit for tat, UK recognises Serum Institute of India's Covishield, junks ‘discriminatory’ orderFrom October 11, Indians who have been fully vaccinated with WHO-approved Covishield will not be required to undergo the mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival in the UK, ending a standoff between the..
End of stalemate: Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield won't have to quarantine from October 11People vaccinated with WHO-approved Covishield in India will from next Monday (Oct 11) not be required to undergo the mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival in the UK. Britain has finally relented,..
End of stalemate: Got Covishield jabs in India, no quarantine in UK from next MondayPeople vaccinated with WHO-approved Covishield in India will from next Monday (Oct 11) not be required to undergo the mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival in the UK. Britain has finally relented,..
'Do what is morally right': WHO sets target of vaccinating 70% of world by mid-2022Governments are being urged to do what is "morally right" to ensure all countries have enough jabs - as the World Health Organisation set a target of vaccinating 70% of the world by the middle of next..
World Health Organisation ships essential COVID-19 supplies to North KoreaCoronavirus medical supplies have been sent to North Korea by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
First malaria vaccine could be rolled out to billions as WHO experts give approvalThe first vaccine against malaria could be rolled out to billions of people after key advisers to the World Health Organisation (WHO) gave it the green light.
WHO nod likely for Covaxin this monthThe World Health Organisation’s approval for emergency use listing (EUL) of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is expected to take a few more weeks to arrive. The decision, however, will be taken in October..
WHO to take final call on Covaxin EUL next weekThe World Health Organisation (WHO) will be taking a final call on Bharat Biotech’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) application for India’s first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin next..
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WHO may decide on Covaxin emergency usage by OctoberThe decision regarding the clearance of the emergency use listing of the COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin will be announced by WHO in October.
Chances of Covid-19 spread in schools low: WHO chief scientistTamil Nadu should consider reopening schools for all classes, WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said, citing sero-survey results and huge learning loss over past 18 months.
Italy recognises Covishield; travellers jabbed in India eligible for Green Pass: Indian embassy in RomeItaly has become the latest EU member to recognise WHO-approved Covishield, after several others like Germany, Switzerland, France and Spain. Indian vaccine card holders are now eligible for GreenPass,..
India needs to make its air quality norms more stringent, say experts after new WHO guidelines
Global COVID cases sees biggest fall in two months, says WHO - but UK in top five for new infectionsThe number of new COVID-19 cases across the world has seen its biggest fall in more than two months, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
Pandemic study reveals lack of trained health personnelA report by the World Health Organisation and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) underlines India's skewed skill-mix ratio in the health workforce with wide variations across states and the..
Covaxin may soon get WHO approval as expert group scheduled to meet next monthSAGE members and Bharat Biotech officials will hold a meeting where safety and efficacy of Covaxin will be discussed on the basis trial data in India.
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Covaxin may get WHO approval by month-end: NITI Aayog Member Dr VK PaulIndia's indigenously-developed Covid vaccine Covaxin may soon receive Emergency Use Listing by the World Health Organisation, eventually enabling its recipients to travel abroad without mandatory..
'Speed of the essence' in UK move from COVID plan A to plan B, warns WHO expertThe government must be prepared to move quickly from "Plan A to Plan B" in order to curb coronavirus should infections rise rapidly, a world expert has said.
Beyond Delta, scientists are watching new coronavirus variantsThe continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants - a naming system used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to track concerning new mutations of the virus that..
Halt COVID vaccine booster shots until end of year, WHO head saysWealthier countries with large supplies of coronavirus vaccines should refrain from offering booster shots until the end of the year, the head of the World Health Organisation has said.
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No case of MU variant in India, keeping close watch: CentreThe Union government has said that no cases of 'MU' variant of coronavirus have been detected from over 51,000 samples analysed so far in India. This new coronavirus variant 'MU' was identified first..
Third vaccines aren't 'luxury boosters' taken from people without a first jab, WHO Europe boss saysThird coronavirus vaccines are not "luxury boosters" making vaccine inequity worse but a means of keeping the vulnerable safe, WHO's Europe director has said.
India may be entering endemic stage of COVID-19, with low or moderate transmission: WHO chief scientistIndia may be entering an endemic stage of COVID-19 pandemic where there is a low or moderate level of transmission going on, said WHO Chief Scientist
UK orders 35 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine as it prepares for COVID booster shotsThe UK has agreed to buy 35 million more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as it prepares to administer booster shots - while the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said booster shots..
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya meets WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan, discusses WHO's approval of CovaxinUnion health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday met World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan and held a discussion over the world body's approval of Bharat Biotech's..
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New COVID variants could be named after constellations once Greek alphabet is used upNew coronavirus strains could be named after constellations once the Greek alphabet is used up, a World Health Organisation (WHO) boss has suggested.
World Health Organisation calls for greater regulation to protect children from 'harmful' e-cigarettesThe head of the World Health Organisation has branded electronic cigarettes "harmful" as he warned their use should be better regulated to protect children and teenagers.
China shuts down city of 9.3 million over 17 COVID cases - as it rejects call for Wuhan lab investigationChina has shut down a city of 9.3 million people over 17 COVID-19 infections, while a proposed second phase of a World Health Organization (WHO) investigation into the origins of the virus has been..
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100,000 will die of COVID globally between now and end of the Olympics, WHO chief predictsMore than 100,000 people will die from COVID-19 around the world between now and the end of the Olympic Games, the head of the World Health Organisation has predicted.
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Minister 'confident' govt right to lift most COVID rules in England - as public warned virus 'hasn't gone away'A senior minister has told Sky News he is "confident" the government is doing the right thing by lifting almost all coronavirus restrictions in England, as a top World Health Organization (WHO) envoy..
WHO chief proposes second China probe into COVID's origins - including audit of Wuhan labsThe World Health Organisation (WHO) wants to launch a second investigation into the origins of COVID in China, including audits of Wuhan laboratories.
'Lab accidents happen': WHO calls for more transparency from China about COVID originsLaboratory accidents "happen" and are "common", the head of the World Health Organisation has said as he called on China to be more transparent about the origins of COVID-19.