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Monkeypox Likely Spread Through Sex Rave Parties In Europe, Says Leading WHO Adviser

Monkeypox Likely Spread Through Sex Rave Parties In Europe, Says Leading WHO Adviser

WHO has recorded more than 90 cases in a dozen countries including Britain, Spain, Israel, France, Switzerland, the US and Australia.

23 May 2022
Monkeypox: WHO Calls For Emergency Meeting On The Scare Of Another Outbreak

Monkeypox: WHO Calls For Emergency Meeting On The Scare Of Another Outbreak

There are about 80 confirmed cases worldwide and 50 more suspected ones, the World Health Organization said. France, Germany, Belgium and Australia reported...

21 May 2022

Monkeypox: African Experts Baffled By Outbreak In West, Call It 'Exceptional'

Scientists said that while it's possible the outbreak's first patient caught the disease while in Africa, what's happening now is exceptional.

Monkeypox: Airports To Isolate Sick Passengers Who Travelled To Affected Areas, ICMR To Keep Watch

Monkeypox: Airports To Isolate Sick Passengers Who Travelled To Affected Areas, ICMR To Keep Watch

Official sources said airport and port health officers have been asked to isolate and take samples of passengers with travel history of affected areas.

20 May 2022

China To Ease Stringent Covid-19 Lockdown In Shanghai

China: The strict lockdown of the city — now in its seventh week but moved, lifted and reinforced at times to the frustration of residents — is part of the...

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12 May 2022
Global Covid Summit: PM Modi Bats For Reforms In WHO, Streamlining Approval Process For Vaccines

Global Covid Summit: PM Modi Bats For Reforms In WHO, Streamlining Approval Process For Vaccines

In his address at the second global virtual summit on Covid-19 hosted by US President Joe Biden, PM Modi  pitched for making flexible the WTO's rules,...


12 May 2022
Explained: The Different Methods To Calculate Covid Death Toll, Their Benefits And Shortcomings

Explained: The Different Methods To Calculate Covid Death Toll, Their Benefits And Shortcomings

India recently rejected WHO's report saying India had 4.7 million Covid-19 deaths, saying its methodology was not correct.


12 May 2022
China Fights Economic Slump, Sticks To Costly 'Zero Covid'

China Fights Economic Slump, Sticks To Costly 'Zero Covid'

China's leaders are struggling to reverse an economic slump without giving up anti-virus tactics that shut down Shanghai and other cities, adding to challenges...


08 May 2022
The Politics Of Ayurveda

The Politics Of Ayurveda

The popular image of the nationalised Ayurveda is largely plant and herb-based, a vegetarian system of healing. However, animal products are widely used in...


07 May 2022
WHO's Data On Covid-deaths Is Baseless, Shows India In Poor Light: Health Ministers

WHO's Data On Covid-deaths Is Baseless, Shows India In Poor Light: Health Ministers

The group of health ministers stated the WHO estimate is "unacceptable" to India and the modelling methodology used by the global health body to reach the...


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06 May 2022
CCHFW Passes Resolution Terming WHO's Modelling For India's Covid Death Estimate Flawed

CCHFW Passes Resolution Terming WHO's Modelling For India's Covid Death Estimate Flawed

On the second day of the CCHFW conference in Kevadia in Gujarat, around 20 state health ministers unanimously rejected the WHO report and urged Union Health...


06 May 2022
WHO Claims 47 Lakh Covid Deaths In India, Is It True? What Government Says

WHO Claims 47 Lakh Covid Deaths In India, Is It True? What Government Says

As per the report, there were 47 lakh Covid-19 deaths in India. The figure is 10 times the official figures and constitutes almost a third of Covid deaths...


05 May 2022
WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

The World Health Organization said that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases and deaths globally continued to fall in the last week, continuing a...


28 April 2022
Bharat Biotech Must Address WHO's Covaxin Suspension To Avoid EUL Cancellation, Says MEA

Bharat Biotech Must Address WHO's Covaxin Suspension To Avoid EUL Cancellation, Says MEA

Although WHO maintained that the vaccine is effective and there is no safety concern, it has recommended that countries using the vaccine take action as...


08 April 2022
Mahesh Babu Sponsors Heart Surgeries Of 30 Suffering Children

Mahesh Babu Sponsors Heart Surgeries Of 30 Suffering Children

Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, on the occasion of World Health Day yesterday, went ahead to pay for the heart surgeries of 30 children who were suffering from...


07 April 2022
Along With Physical Health, Focus On Financial Health Too

Along With Physical Health, Focus On Financial Health Too

Poorly managed finances invite stress and anxiety, which can affect your mental and physical well-being. So, this World Health Day, here are steps that you...


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04 April 2022
Biological E Ltd To Get mRNA Technology From WHO To Make Covid-19 Vaccines

Biological E Ltd To Get mRNA Technology From WHO To Make Covid-19 Vaccines

A press release from BE Limited said the WHO’s Advisory Committee on Vaccine Product Development selected the firm after examining a number of proposals from...


03 April 2022
WHO Suspends UN Supply Of Covaxin; No Impact On Efficacy, Says Bharat Biotech

WHO Suspends UN Supply Of Covaxin; No Impact On Efficacy, Says Bharat Biotech

The WHO said the Bharat Biotech vaccine is effective and no safety concerns exist, but the suspension of production for export will result in the interruption...


01 April 2022
32 Validation Centres Set Up For Fast-Track Validation Of Newer Diagnostic Commodities: Govt

32 Validation Centres Set Up For Fast-Track Validation Of Newer Diagnostic Commodities: Govt

The ministry said that so far, more than 1,600 different diagnostic commodities have been evaluated, of which 770 were approved.


29 March 2022
Citing WHO Data, Centre Says India Has 'Lowest' 374 COVID-19 Deaths Per Million Population

Citing WHO Data, Centre Says India Has 'Lowest' 374 COVID-19 Deaths Per Million Population

In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, detailed guidelines for reporting of deaths have been issued by the Union health ministry to all states and Union...


26 March 2022
Yoga Uniting World In Pursuit Of Good Health, Wellness: PM Modi

Yoga Uniting World In Pursuit Of Good Health, Wellness: PM Modi

PM Modi said yoga is uniting the world in pursuit of good health and wellness as he lauded the Indian embassy's great effort in Doha for holding a yoga session...


25 March 2022
Two Years On, When Will The Covid Pandemic End?

Two Years On, When Will The Covid Pandemic End?

With various reports suggesting that the pandemic is here to stay, the World Health Organisation is also suggesting something on the similar lines.


23 March 2022
Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

The number of children and adolescents with disabilities globally is estimated at almost 240 million (1 in 10 worldwide), according to the WHO’s Partnership...


16 March 2022
Rajya Sabha Members Express Concern Over Rising Cases Of Cancer

Rajya Sabha Members Express Concern Over Rising Cases Of Cancer

Stating that 60 per cent of India's population lives in rural areas, Singh suggested that regular check-up camps should be organised for early detection of...


09 March 2022
COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Continue To Drop Globally, WHO Says

COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Continue To Drop Globally, WHO Says

In its latest report on the pandemic issued on Wednesday, the U.N. health agency said new COVID-19 infections dropped by 5% in the last week, continuing a...


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