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COVID-19 variants to be labeled as Greek letters, WHO says
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WHO chief: Monumental error to think Covid-19 danger has passed
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WHO must be 'allowed to conduct its investigation unencumbered', says vaccines minister
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China's embassy in US slams WHO investigation on Covid origin, says it’s politicised | Oneindia News
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Fauci, U.S. officials call for COVID origin probe
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WSJ report fuels debate over COVID-19 origin
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WHO Europe: We remain on track to assign this pandemic to history
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WHO urges rich countries to delay child COVID vaccinations and donate doses
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Ivermectin divides experts | Goa approves drug for all | Explained | Oneindia News
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Countries in Africa fear they could become the next India
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Biden to back WTO COVID vaccine patent waiver
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Cape Verde: Children with disabilities linked to Zika virus still suffering
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Greta Thunberg: Vaccine nationalism is “completely unethical”
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World health boss warns of escalating rate of coronavirus infection across the world
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European countries express interest in purchasing Denmark's AstraZeneca vaccines
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Covid strain first detected in India to be called 'Delta' variant: WHOThe World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday announced Greek alphabetical labels to identify different strains of Covid-19 that have emerged across the world.The global health body said that the Covid..
Vietnam imposes flight ban as Indian-British COVID variant 'combination' blamed for rising casesVietnam has imposed tougher restrictions in its major cities as the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed a "combination" of the Indian and British variants of COVID-19 had been found in the..
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Government steps in to expedite WHO approval for CovaxinToI has learnt that foreign secretary Harsh Shringla will hold a meeting with Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, on Monday to expedite the process of WHO approval for the indigenously..
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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its Covax commitments amidst devastating Covid-19 outbreak, soaring demand in IndiaWHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum Institute of India will need to "get back on track and catch up" on its delivery..
Speed kills, limit vehicle speed to 30 kmph in urban centres where people 'live, walk & Play': UN campaignThe World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday evening launched a week-long “Street for Life” campaign across countries to pursue policy makers to limit traffic speed in cities to 30 kmph where..
After WHO, NITI Aayog praises Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath over COVID-19 managementEven during the first wave of COVID, WHO cited UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's contact tracing formula should be emulated by other states.
India's Covid situation hugely concerning, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusIndia's Covid-19 situation remains hugely concerning, with several states continuing to see a worrying number of cases, hospitalisations and deaths, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday,..
COVID-19: India reports 3.62 lakh fresh cases, 4,120 deaths in a single dayAs per the WHO report, since May 10 fresh COVID-19 cases reported from India have remained over 50% of the world's total cases.
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WHO should have declared global COVID emergency earlier to prevent pandemic spread - panelThe World Health Organisation should have declared a global emergency earlier than 30 January 2020 and recommended travel restrictions to prevent the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, a panel has said.
WHO has not associated 'Indian Variant' with B.1.617 strain of COVID-19: CentreSeveral media reports have covered the news of WHO classifying the B.1.617 as a variant of global concern.
Covid: Using term 'Indian variant' for B.1.617 strain has no basis, says health ministryThe Centre on Wednesday clarified that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has not associated the term “Indian Variant” with the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus. The ministry of health and..
Indian Covid-19 variant found in 44 countries: WHOThe World Health Organization said Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India's explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries all over the world. The UN health..
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WHO designates India variant as being of global concernThe World Health Organziation said on Monday that the B.1.617 variant first identified in India was being classified as a variant of global concern.
US backing intellectual property rights waiver on COVID vaccine is 'monumental moment'The head of the World Health Organization says the US backing of a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines is a "monumental moment" in the fight against the virus.
US move on vaccine intellectual property is a 'monumental moment' in COVID-19 fightThe head of the World Health Organization says the US backing of a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines is a "monumental moment" in the fight against the virus.
India had nearly half of worldwide coronavirus cases last weekIndia accounted for nearly half of the coronavirus cases reported worldwide last week and one in four of the deaths, the World Health Organisation has said.
Covid-19: WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variantA WHO spokeswoman said that it was not clear at this point to what extent the variant was responsible for the rapid increase in cases in India in recent months. There are many factors that could have..
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Whistleblower claims WHO tried to force him to change report about Italy's pandemic protocolsProsecutors in Italy are urging the World Health Organisation to assist them in their investigations into Italy's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHO calls for ban on sale of live wild animals in food marketsThe sale of live wild animals at food markets should be suspended as an emergency measure, the World Health Organisation has said.
'Shocking imbalance': WHO chief hits out at lack of vaccine doses for poorer countriesThere remains a "shocking imbalance" in the global distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the head of the World Health Organisation has said.
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Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow' and prolonging pandemic, says WHOEurope's vaccination rollout has been "unacceptably" slow and is prolonging the pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
WHO report into COVID origin criticised over 'lack of access' amid calls for more studiesThe international community has criticised a World Health Organisation (WHO) report into the origin of the coronavirus, claiming it is "lacking crucial information, access and transparency" and should..
Will we ever find COVID origin? The unanswered questions in WHO investigationThe World Health Organisation has recommended further investigation into the source of the coronavirus outbreak, leaving the big question unanswered - where did COVID come from?
'All hypotheses remain on the table' in search for source of COVID-19, says WHOThe head of the World Health Organisation says "all hypotheses remain on the table" in the search for the origin of COVID-19.
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WHO reassures Europe over Oxford jab as experts look into blood clot claimsThe World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to continue using the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine - as global medical experts meet to discuss reports of blood clots.