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Chances of Covid-19 spread in schools low: WHO chief scientist

IndiaTimes Sunday, 26 September 2021 ()
Tamil 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.
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Soumya Swaminathan Soumya Swaminathan Indian and WHO Deputy Director general

WHO's technical advisory group to meet on Oct 26 to take call on Covaxin EUL

In a tweet late on Sunday night, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said, "WHO has been working closely with Bharat Biotech to..
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WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan says India is entering Covid endemic | Oneindia News [Video]

WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan says India is entering Covid endemic | Oneindia News

WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said that Covid-19 in India may be entering some kind of stage of endemicity where there is a low or moderate level of transmission. The endemic stage is when a population learns to live with a virus. #Endemic #Covid19 #SoumyaSwaminathan

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COVID-19: New WHO team may be 'last chance' to understand origins of coronavirus

A 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.
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Last clue to Covid-19 origins may sit in Wuhan hospital [Video]

Last clue to Covid-19 origins may sit in Wuhan hospital

China is preparing to test thousands of blood samples from the city of Wuhan as part of the probe into the origins of Covid-19, but as CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports, the World Health Organization and other foreign experts will not be allowed to analyze the data independently.

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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..
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Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu State in southern India

IMD predicts rainfall and thunderstorm for next 4 days in THESE states - Detailed forecast here

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over south interior Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal today.
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Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league

A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who lives in New Delhi for the past few years, is all set to play in the professional basketball league in..
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Banning firecrackers ahead of festive season would jeopardize entire industry, MK Stalin to Chief Ministers of 4 states

In his letter, Stalin referred to Tamil Nadu's firecracker industry that is concentrated around the town of Sivakasi.
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Tamil Nadu teacher beats and kicks student for not attending school | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu teacher beats and kicks student for not attending school | Oneindia News

Video of a Tamil Nadu teacher beating his student has gone viral on social media. The teacher has been arrested after the student pressed charges against him. #TamilNaduTeacher #TeacherbeatsStudent #TeacherArrested

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Tamil Nadu: Government announces more lockdown relaxations ahead of festive season

From November 1, private exhibitions, playschools, nursery schools, and Anganwadis can function, ensuring that the caretakers, workers are vaccinated.
DNA

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