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Covid ‘End is in Sight’ says Gebreyesus as global covid cases fall dramatically

In a bid to help countries to do what is needed to rein in the virus, the WHO on Wednesday published six policy briefs.

1 week ago
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Andhra Pradesh child shows Monkeypox symptoms, result awaited

An 8-year-old boy in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur reported symptoms of monkeypox, according to reports. Later, the 8-year-old was admitted to the Government General Hospital in Guntur where he is being treated in a special unit and is being kept isolated. District Medical and Health Officer, Guntur Dr Sumaiya Khan said that it is a suspected […]

2 months ago
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India’s 1st Monkeypox case: 31-yr-old man, no foreign travel history

This is the fourth monkeypox case detected in India with the previous three being reported from Kerala.

2 months ago
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India’s Omicron tally approaching 1000 mark, WHO warns of COVID ‘tsunami ‘

The Omicron cases in India are fast approaching the 1000 mark. To be more specific, India has recorded a total of 950 cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 across 21 states and UTs so far. Among the total cases of Omicron, 241 people have recovered so far. The most number of cases have been […]

9 months ago
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Omicron tally crosses 500 mark in India

India’s Omicron count crossed the 500-mark and stood at 535, as the highly infectious variant of coronavirus spread to the state of Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, taking the number of affected states and UTs to 17. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra, confirms that the state has reported 8 new cases of Omicron variant […]

9 months ago
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China’s Xi’an city under lockdown after tally reaches 143

After China’s Xi’an city reported 52 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, authorities ordered a strict lockdown and instructed its millions to stay home. So far, 143 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Xi’an. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) official Lei Zhenglong had warned that the country cannot “let its guard down” with the Omicron cases […]

9 months ago
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India issues Omicron alert ahead of New Year as its tally crosses 101

Following the ongoing scare of the spread of the newly detected Omicron variant of COVID-19, the union government has warned against mass gatherings in the run-up to Christmas and New Year. The Union Health Ministry today informed that around 101 cases of the Omicron variant have been detected across 11 states in the country. Health […]

9 months ago
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WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan lauds India for achieving 1 crore jabs

As India administered over 1 crore vaccine doses against COVID-19 on Friday until 10 pm, which is the highest vaccination that happened in a single day, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), congratulated the country for vaccinating 50 per cent of the adult population with the first dose. Dr Soumya Swaminathan tweeted, […]

1 year ago
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High, upper-middle countries with 53 pc population received 83 pc world’s vaccine: WHO chief

Highlighting the inequality in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu on Monday informed that High and upper-middle countries represent 53 per cent of the world’s population but have received 83 per cent of the world’s vaccine. “High and upper-middle countries represent 53 per cent of the world’s population but have received […]

1 year ago
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WHO team urges patience after 1st look for origin of Coronavirus

An international team behind a long-awaited study of the possible origins of COVID-19 with Chinese colleagues on Tuesday called it a first start, while the United States and allies expressed concerns about the findings and China trumpeted its cooperation. Team leader Peter Ben Embarek of the World Health Organization presented the team’s first-phase look into […]

1 year ago