Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF showed that 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services in 2020, the highest number since 2009 and 3.7 million more than in 2019.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there had been a “premature push” to rule out the theory that the virus might have escaped from a Chinese government lab in Wuhan - undermining WHO's own March report, which concluded that a laboratory leak was “extremely unlikely.”
Globally, cases of the Alpha variant have been reported in 178 countries, territories or areas, while 123 countries reported cases of the Beta variant, 75 countries reported cases of the Gamma variant.
Cancers in the AYA group (15-29 years) are often mistaken initially for infectious diseases and treatment gets delayed. Apart from lifestyle problems, a combination of environment and genetics is equally dangerous