Colleges say students must get a Covid vaccine. But no, not that one.

Neither Covaxin nor the Sputnik V vaccine, which is manufactured in Russia, has been approved by the WHO

via The New York Times
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WHO warns of 'failure' unless rich countries speed up vaccine sharing

Warning of a 'two-track recovery,' the WHO is urging wealthy countries to donate their surplus doses to poorer countries instead of giving them to less vulnerable groups, such as children

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WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

The WHO reacted to Biden`s announcement that intelligence agencies were pursuing rival theories, including the possibility of a laboratory accident in China, by saying the search was being "…

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COVID-19: WHO chief urges all countries to vaccinate 10% of their populations by September

Ghebreyesus called for a "massive push to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September" during the health body’s main annual assembly

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COVID-19 cases plateauing worldwide, says World Health Organization

Most declines were reported in the Americas and Europe, which were the hardest hit regions in the world during the first wave

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WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to seek re-election: Report

Ghebreyesus has remained the face of the agency as the COVID-19 pandemic ripped through the world after emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019

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WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

A WHO spokeswoman said that it was not clear at this point to what extent the variant was responsible for the rapid increase in cases in India in recent months

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India a 'devastating reminder' of damage COVID-19 can wreak, says WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was concerned about the growing caseload in India

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COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services: WHO

A recent WHO survey has found that about 66 per cent of countries continue to report health workforce-related reasons as the most common cause of service disruptions

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Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

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WHO mission: A team of experts to investigate China or save it?

Since the idea was first floated, the probe into the origins of the coronavirus has faced a crisis of credibility, for more reasons than one

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After a month of investigation, WHO mission returns empty-handed from Wuhan

The US, EU and several other governments have disputed China's claims, but Beijing keeps pushing for it

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WHO puts disclaimer after Indian govt 'strongly' complains wrong depiction of map

Last month, the map of India on WHO's portal showed Indian territories in different colours, with Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh coloured in grey, while the rest of India was depicted in blue

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COVID-19 pandemic could be WHO's Chernobyl moment, says review panel

A co-chair of independent review panel investigating the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic said that the virus could cause much-needed reform at the World Health Organization (WHO)

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7 out of 10 killer diseases pre-COVID were non-communicable diseases: WHO

Out of the 10 causes of deaths before COVID-19 that hit the world, seven were non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

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Just give us the vaccines, WHO pleads, as poor countries go wanting

The situation in Africa, where new infections and deaths jumped by nearly 40% last week compared to the previous week, is 'so dangerous' as the Delta variant spreads globally, WHO director-general…

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Colleges say students must get a Covid vaccine. But no, not that one.

Neither Covaxin nor the Sputnik V vaccine, which is manufactured in Russia, has been approved by the WHO

via The New York Times
Read Article

WHO warns of 'failure' unless rich countries speed up vaccine sharing

Warning of a 'two-track recovery,' the WHO is urging wealthy countries to donate their surplus doses to poorer countries instead of giving them to less vulnerable groups, such as children

Read Article

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

The WHO reacted to Biden`s announcement that intelligence agencies were pursuing rival theories, including the possibility of a laboratory accident in China, by saying the search was being "…

Read Article

COVID-19: WHO chief urges all countries to vaccinate 10% of their populations by September

Ghebreyesus called for a "massive push to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September" during the health body’s main annual assembly

Read Article

COVID-19 cases plateauing worldwide, says World Health Organization

Most declines were reported in the Americas and Europe, which were the hardest hit regions in the world during the first wave

Read Article

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to seek re-election: Report

Ghebreyesus has remained the face of the agency as the COVID-19 pandemic ripped through the world after emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019

Read Article

WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

A WHO spokeswoman said that it was not clear at this point to what extent the variant was responsible for the rapid increase in cases in India in recent months

Read Article

India a 'devastating reminder' of damage COVID-19 can wreak, says WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was concerned about the growing caseload in India

Read Article

COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services: WHO

A recent WHO survey has found that about 66 per cent of countries continue to report health workforce-related reasons as the most common cause of service disruptions

Read Article

Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

Read Article

WHO mission: A team of experts to investigate China or save it?

Since the idea was first floated, the probe into the origins of the coronavirus has faced a crisis of credibility, for more reasons than one

Read Article

After a month of investigation, WHO mission returns empty-handed from Wuhan

The US, EU and several other governments have disputed China's claims, but Beijing keeps pushing for it

Read Article

WHO puts disclaimer after Indian govt 'strongly' complains wrong depiction of map

Last month, the map of India on WHO's portal showed Indian territories in different colours, with Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh coloured in grey, while the rest of India was depicted in blue

Read Article

COVID-19 pandemic could be WHO's Chernobyl moment, says review panel

A co-chair of independent review panel investigating the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic said that the virus could cause much-needed reform at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Read Article

7 out of 10 killer diseases pre-COVID were non-communicable diseases: WHO

Out of the 10 causes of deaths before COVID-19 that hit the world, seven were non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

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WHO Chief Tedros to take COVID-19 vaccine on camera

The statements came after the UK approved usage of the COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer-BioNTech for the general public

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'A vaccine on its own will not end the pandemic', says WHO chief

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the world, with over 54 million infections globally, and the estimated loss of lives at 1.3 million

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EU seeks power to declare health emergencies undermining WHO

A blow to the World Health Organization (WHO), which has historically taken such calls, EU's move signal a shift in WHO-centric health policy outlook

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10,000 more children a month could die of malnutrition due to COVID impact: WHO

The director general of the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday an additional 10,000 children a month could die this year from malnutrition as a result of the impact of the COVID-19…

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Just give us the vaccines, WHO pleads, as poor countries go wanting

The situation in Africa, where new infections and deaths jumped by nearly 40% last week compared to the previous week, is 'so dangerous' as the Delta variant spreads globally, WHO director-general…

Read Article

Colleges say students must get a Covid vaccine. But no, not that one.

Neither Covaxin nor the Sputnik V vaccine, which is manufactured in Russia, has been approved by the WHO

via The New York Times
Read Article

WHO warns of 'failure' unless rich countries speed up vaccine sharing

Warning of a 'two-track recovery,' the WHO is urging wealthy countries to donate their surplus doses to poorer countries instead of giving them to less vulnerable groups, such as children

Read Article

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

The WHO reacted to Biden`s announcement that intelligence agencies were pursuing rival theories, including the possibility of a laboratory accident in China, by saying the search was being "…

Read Article

COVID-19: WHO chief urges all countries to vaccinate 10% of their populations by September

Ghebreyesus called for a "massive push to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September" during the health body’s main annual assembly

Read Article

COVID-19 cases plateauing worldwide, says World Health Organization

Most declines were reported in the Americas and Europe, which were the hardest hit regions in the world during the first wave

Read Article

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to seek re-election: Report

Ghebreyesus has remained the face of the agency as the COVID-19 pandemic ripped through the world after emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019

Read Article

WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

A WHO spokeswoman said that it was not clear at this point to what extent the variant was responsible for the rapid increase in cases in India in recent months

Read Article

India a 'devastating reminder' of damage COVID-19 can wreak, says WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was concerned about the growing caseload in India

Read Article

COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services: WHO

A recent WHO survey has found that about 66 per cent of countries continue to report health workforce-related reasons as the most common cause of service disruptions

Read Article

Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

Read Article

WHO mission: A team of experts to investigate China or save it?

Since the idea was first floated, the probe into the origins of the coronavirus has faced a crisis of credibility, for more reasons than one

Read Article

After a month of investigation, WHO mission returns empty-handed from Wuhan

The US, EU and several other governments have disputed China's claims, but Beijing keeps pushing for it

Read Article

WHO puts disclaimer after Indian govt 'strongly' complains wrong depiction of map

Last month, the map of India on WHO's portal showed Indian territories in different colours, with Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh coloured in grey, while the rest of India was depicted in blue

Read Article

COVID-19 pandemic could be WHO's Chernobyl moment, says review panel

A co-chair of independent review panel investigating the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic said that the virus could cause much-needed reform at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Read Article

7 out of 10 killer diseases pre-COVID were non-communicable diseases: WHO

Out of the 10 causes of deaths before COVID-19 that hit the world, seven were non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

Read Article

WHO Chief Tedros to take COVID-19 vaccine on camera

The statements came after the UK approved usage of the COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer-BioNTech for the general public

Read Article

'A vaccine on its own will not end the pandemic', says WHO chief

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the world, with over 54 million infections globally, and the estimated loss of lives at 1.3 million

Read Article

EU seeks power to declare health emergencies undermining WHO

A blow to the World Health Organization (WHO), which has historically taken such calls, EU's move signal a shift in WHO-centric health policy outlook

Read Article

10,000 more children a month could die of malnutrition due to COVID impact: WHO

The director general of the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday an additional 10,000 children a month could die this year from malnutrition as a result of the impact of the COVID-19…

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