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In Pics: ‘Mystery’ Over Spike In Outbreak Of Respiratory Infection In China

Chinese officials say they did not detect any "unusual or novel diseases" in the country, the World Health Organization said Thursday, following an official request by the U.N. health agency for information about a...

25 November 2023

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Youth Associations Urge PM, Finance Minister To Increase Taxes On Tobacco Products

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), raising the price of tobacco products through tax increases is the most effective policy to reduce tobacco use.

11 January 2023

Coronavirus Causes Less Severe Illness In Children Than Adults: Government In Lok Sabha

Coronavirus infections among children and adolescents typically cause less severe illness as compared to adults, according to the WHO, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.

29 July 2022

Nearly 36 Million In Europe May Have Experienced Long Covid: World Health Organisation Official

Nearly 36 Million In Europe May Have Experienced Long Covid: World Health Organisation Official

On Tuesday, Nearly 36 million people in Europe may have had long-lasting health problems from coronavirus infections they got during the first three years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization's regional...

27 June 2023

Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Worsens After Dussehra

Delhi Air Quality Very Poor

Pollution levels in Delhi were in the very poor category as the 24-hour average air quality index stood at 381 on Saturday, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

05 November 2022

South Korea Approves First Indigenously Developed Covid-19 Vaccine

South Korea has approved its first homemade Covid-19 vaccine, the SKYCovione vaccine, for people 18 years or older.

29 June 2022

covid-19 vaccination drive in Madhya Pradesh.(Representational image)

India Saved Over 3.4 Million Lives By Undertaking Nationwide Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign: Report

Mandaviya said much before Covid-19 was declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in January 2020, processes and structures to focus dedicatedly on various facets of the pandemic management...

24 February 2023

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What Is Monkeypox, The Rare New Virus Found In US? Is It Sexually Transmitted? All You Need To Know

Following the outbreak of the monkeypox, the World Health Organisation has now called for an emergency meeting. However, research and debate continue over whether monkeypox is a sexually-transmitted disease.

21 May 2022

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05 May 2022
WHO Claims 4.7 Million Covid Deaths In India, New Delhi Says Data 'Questionable': Key Points

WHO Claims 4.7 Million Covid Deaths In India, New Delhi Says Data 'Questionable': Key Points

According to the WHO report, there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India, 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.


20 April 2022
PM Modi Promotes 'Heal In India', Announces Introduction Of  AYUSH Mark And AYUSH Visa

PM Modi Promotes 'Heal In India', Announces Introduction Of AYUSH Mark And AYUSH Visa

Speaking of "Heal in India", he also announced that a special visa category will be created soon for those who want to travel to the country to avail of AYUSH...


19 April 2022
Global Centre For Traditional Medicines Aims To Bring Ancient Wisdom And Modern Science Together: PM Modi

Global Centre For Traditional Medicines Aims To Bring Ancient Wisdom And Modern Science Together: PM Modi

PM Modi on Tuesday said the establishment of the traditional medicine centre here would promote the usage of traditional medicine globally in next 25...


04 April 2022
Biological E Ltd To Get mRNA Technology From WHO To Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

Biological E Ltd To Get mRNA Technology From WHO To Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

WHO and their partners will work with the Indian government and Biological E to develop a roadmap and put in place necessary training and support for the...


20 March 2022
WHO Lists Top 3 Wrong Claims On Omicron, Expresses Concern Over Spreading Misinformation

WHO Lists Top 3 Wrong Claims On Omicron, Expresses Concern Over Spreading Misinformation

WHO's Covid-19 Technical Lead Maria Van Kerkhove elaborated that primarily the misinformation such as the pandemic is over, Omicron is mild and that it is the...


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16 March 2022
Stealth Omicron: High-Level Meet In India To Review Covid Comeback In China

Stealth Omicron: High-Level Meet In India To Review Covid Comeback In China

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting in the wake of a humongous rise in the Covid-19 cases in China and South East...


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