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COVID: Lambda variant is now in 29 countries, but what evidence do we have that it's more dangerous?

Of the eight confirmed cases of lambda in the UK, most have been linked to overseas travel.

published on : 13th July 2021

Rich countries should donate Covid vaccines, not use boosters: WHO on pandemic

Both Pfizer and Moderna have agreed to supply small amounts of their vaccines to COVAX, but the vast majority of their doses have been reserved by rich countries.

published on : 12th July 2021

UN calls for global database of human gene editing research to track genetic manipulations

WHO's expert group said the U.N. agency should develop ways to identify any potentially concerning gene editing trials and a mechanism "for reporting violations of research integrities".

published on : 12th July 2021

The courageous world of Teejan Bai

Karthik navigates through the performing artiste’s life who suffered from prejudices prevalent in Indian society both as a woman and for her tribal background of hailing from a Bhil subgroup.

published on : 10th July 2021

Green light for Covaxin likely in 4-6 weeks: WHO expert

A WHO pre-qualification, or Emergency Use Listing, is necessary for a vaccine manufacturer to supply vaccines to global entities such as COVAX or even internationally.

published on : 10th July 2021

Very low risk of severe illness, death due to COVID-19 in children: Study

The research found that catching COVID-19 increases the likelihood of serious illness in the most vulnerable young people, those with pre-existing medical conditions and severe disabilities.

published on : 9th July 2021

Weekly coronavirus deaths drop to lowest since October globally: WHO

All WHO regions except the Americas -- one of the hardest-hit regions -- and southeast Asia posted an increase in deaths over the last week.

published on : 7th July 2021

Recent evidence points to natural origin of COVID-19, scientists write in Lancet

The latest report follows suspicions about the origins of the coronavirus, with many believing that it escaped from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first cases were reported in 2019.

published on : 6th July 2021

Committed to empowering our traders: PM Modi on decision to include retail, wholesale trade as MSMEs

Retail and trade associations have welcomed the move, saying it will enable traders to get access to much-needed capital having been impacted greatly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Delta variant is dangerous and is continuing to evolve and mutate: WHO Chief

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in countries with low vaccination coverage, terrible scenes of hospitals overflowing are again becoming the norm.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Experts question if WHO should lead pandemic origins probe

Numerous experts, some with strong ties to WHO, say that political tensions between the U.S. and China make it impossible for an investigation by the agency to find credible answers.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Experts question if WHO should lead Covid pandemic origins probe

Numerous experts, some with strong ties to WHO, say that political tensions between the U.S. and China make it impossible for an investigation by the agency to find credible answers.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Euro Cup impact? Coronavirus cases across Europe rise by 10% over last week

The Delta variant has also been behind a steep upward curve in cases in the United Kingdom but that did not stop authorities easing restrictions for England's last-16 win over Germany on Tuesday.

published on : 1st July 2021

WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least 10 per cent of population of every country by September

Globally, the coronavirus has infected over 18.2 crore people and killed nearly 40 lakh, according to Johns Hopkins University.

published on : 1st July 2021

Delta variant to become dominant strain of COVID-19 in coming months: WHO

As per latest figures, Alpha variant have been reported in 172 countries, Beta in 120 countries (one new country), Gamma in 72 countries (one new country, Delta in 96 countries (11 new countries)

published on : 1st July 2021
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