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Bharat Biotech's pre-submission meeting for Covaxin EUL with WHO on June 23

Bharat Biotech had said last month that it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the WHO for EUL during July-September.

published on : 18th June 2021

US sees record rise in wholesale prices over the past year

Over the past 12 months, wholesale prices are up 6.6 per cent, the largest 12-month increase on records going back to 2010.

published on : 15th June 2021

WPI inflation hits record high of 12.94 per cent in May on costlier fuel

Low base effect also contributed to the spike in WPI inflation in May 2021. In May 2020, WPI inflation was at (-) 3.37 per cent. This is the fifth straight month of uptick.

published on : 14th June 2021

World Health Organisation highlights Chennai NGO’s ‘home again’ project

A typical home has 4-5 people with one or two on-site personal assistants visiting or living with them based on need.

published on : 14th June 2021

From Covid vaccine sharing, climate change to girl's education, G-7 talks yield agreements

Their final agreement from the three-day meeting also included a section on challenging China over 'non-economic' economic practices and calling on Beijing to respect human rights.

published on : 13th June 2021

'Timely, transparent and evidence-based': G7 leaders call for probe into origins of Covid-19

The origin of coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has remained a mystery even after over 1.5 years the first case of infection was reported in the Wuhan city of China.

published on : 13th June 2021

IIT Kanpur professor appointed honorary member of WHO body

Mukesh Sharma, an air quality expert associated with the civil engineering department at IIT-Kanpur, has melded rigorous research with policy engagement.

published on : 12th June 2021

'Those Who Wish Me Dead' movie review: Predictable story offsets occasional thrills

As in his films, Sicario and Wind River, TWWMD too is spearheaded by a female protagonist navigating a world dominated mostly by men.

published on : 12th June 2021

WHO warns delta variant taking hold in Europe

WHO's Dr Hans Kluge said the variant also known as the delta variant, has shown signs of being able to evade some vaccines.

published on : 10th June 2021

Harsh Vardhan addresses first meeting of WHO high-level coalition on health, energy

This National Expert Group submitted its report recently in April 2021 with inclusion of Subject Specific Health Action Plans on identified Climate Sensitive Diseases and 'One Health', he added.

published on : 10th June 2021

COVAX is failing to halt the COVID-19 pandemic: Here's why, and how to fix it

COVAX was created to facilitate equitable access to vaccines.

published on : 9th June 2021

Immediate kangaroo care reduces infant mortality by 25%: WHO study

In the control group, babies received kangaroo care only for an average of 1.5 hours per day.

published on : 9th June 2021

US, India, China account for 60 per cent of 2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed globally: WHO

The 60 per cent of the two billion doses that have gone to China, India and the US are "all domestically procured and used".

published on : 5th June 2021

Data sharing going on with WHO to give recognition to Covaxin: Govt

Responding to a question on recognition of Covaxin by the WHO, NITI Aayog Member (Health) V K Paul said the government is pursuing it.

published on : 4th June 2021

Vaccinating children against COVID not priority from WHO perspective: Vaccines expert

Dr Kate O'Brien says vaccinating children 'is not a priority from a WHO perspective', even as increasing numbers of rich countries authorise their COVID-19 shots for teenagers and children.

published on : 4th June 2021
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