WHO expert 'had concerns' about China lab close to first COVID cases, says report

When WHO released its dense report on its mission to Wuhan, the U.N. health agency concluded that a leak of the virus from the lab was 'extremely unlikely' to have caused COVID-19.

published on : 13th August 2021

WHO call on Covaxin approval deferred by a month, likely in September

The WHO assessment for approving Covaxin has been deferred by a month. It  has now said it will take a decision on including it in the emergency use list by September. 

published on : 13th August 2021

Mandaviya meets WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan, discusses health body's approval for Covaxin

All documents required for EUL have been submitted by Bharat Biotech for COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to the World Health Organization.

published on : 12th August 2021

Passenger vehicle wholesales in India rise 45 per cent in October 2020: SIAM

Two-wheeler dispatches from the OEMs to dealerships declined by 2 per cent to 12,53,937 units in July, compared to 12,81,354 units in the year-ago period.

published on : 12th August 2021

WHO to decide on authorising Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine

Indian researchers have yet to share any advanced research about the vaccine, which has been authorised and used in India.

published on : 12th August 2021

WHO, Guinea find at least four contacts of Marburg virus victim 

WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib said the case, first reported late Monday, amounts to the first in West Africa

published on : 10th August 2021

'It’s the best I’ve ever done,' Jodie Whittaker talks about Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker teases her third season playing Doctor Who. It is rumoured to be her last as the legendary Time Lord.

published on : 8th August 2021

Rob Lowe to star in and executive produce Netflix family film 'Dog Gone'

The narrative of 'Dog Gone' revolves around the true story of a father and son who work on their fractured relationship during a forced hike of the Appalachian trail to find their beloved lost dog.

published on : 6th August 2021

WHO calls for 'moratorium' on COVID boosters until at least Sept-end to address vaccination disparity

Ghebreyesus said ensuring increased vaccination coverage in low-income countries requires everyone's cooperation.

published on : 4th August 2021

Four million new coronavirus cases reported globally, says WHO

After nearly a month of rising cases, WHO said the European region reported a 9% drop in COVID-19 infections, citing falling caseloads in Britain and Spain.

published on : 4th August 2021

Bharat Biotech's rotavirus vaccine, Rotavac 5D receives WHO Prequalification

Rotavac 5D's formulation allows it to be administered without a buffer and its low dose volume facilitates vaccine logistics, cold chain management and low biomedical waste disposal post-vaccination.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Jodie Whittaker leaving 'Doctor Who' after three seasons

The actor will appear in a six-part event serial as well as three specials before departing the series, BBC said in a statement on Friday.

published on : 30th July 2021

COVID-19: 82 million vaccine doses have reached Africa so far, another 820 million needed

The African continent is far behind on vaccinations as richer countries keep doses for their citizens.

published on : 29th July 2021

WHO says coronavirus deaths up 21% in last week

The U.N health agency also noted that COVID-19 cases rose by 8% worldwide and that there are now nearly 194 million infections.

published on : 28th July 2021

Covid or Hepatitis: What should we fear more?

The key difference between the two is that the transmission (from one human to another) in Covid is via air, breath and hand contact, which is much easier and common than body fluid transmission.

published on : 28th July 2021
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