Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan at World Bank Annual Meetings Virtual Event said the private companies with research institutes are expediting trials of vaccine candidates. "To address present and future challenges, public health research agenda for COVID-19 has been escalated to advance the development of an affordable vaccine as well as ensure its equal distribution. Our private companies in partnership with foreign and domestic research institutes are expediting trials of their vaccine candidates. We also plan to leverage an integrated IT platform for managing vaccine distribution," said Dr Harsh Vardhan.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan presided over World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board special session on COVID-19 response on October 05. Harsh Vardhan presided the meeting via a virtual conference. The hybrid session was attended by distinguished members of United Nations' WHO Executive Board their representatives and other notable stakeholders. During the meeting he said, "Whole world continues to look upon us at WHO to pave the way for a brighter and disease-free world."
Hospitals in Liverpool are treating more coronavirus patients than they were during the peak of the first wave of the pandemic, Dr Tristan Cope, medical director of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust, said as he warned that numbers were continuing to rise. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has defended the government's approach to tackling the Covid-19 outbreak, warning that an "extreme laissez faire" response, giving people greater freedom, would result in "many thousands more deaths". At a Downing Street press conference, the Prime Minister also thanked people for their "bravery" and "patience" in living under coronavirus restrictions. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took charge as the chairman of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board. The 147th Executive Board meeting of the WHO held on May 22. Executive Board..