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Govt asks social media firms to remove contents referring to Indian variant

IT Ministry asserted that the WHO has not associated the term Indian Variant with the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus

23 May 2021 1:15 AM

WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX commitments amidst soaring demand in India

Earlier this month, Adar Poonawalla said it was not possible to ramp up production overnight

18 May 2021 11:18 AM

WHO classifies B1617 COVID-19 variant, first identified in India, as variant of global concern

'There is need for more information on the epidemiologic studies that are underway, the studies that are evaluating neutralization severity'

11 May 2021 12:50 PM

WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India

WHO Director General made the announcement at an event in which PM Modi inaugurated two Ayurveda institutions in Jaipur and Jamnagar

13 Nov 2020 2:29 PM

Steroids hailed as 'strongly recommeded' drug for seriously ill COVID patients: Study

The analysis found that steroids improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick enough to be in intensive care in hospital

03 Sep 2020 9:29 AM

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COVID-19: Washington Post praises Mumbai's Dharavi efforts

The American daily newspaper appreciated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for the way Dharavi has beaten back the virus against all odds

02 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

Proactive screening helped curb Dharavi’s COVID-19 spread: BMC

According to data, 82 percent of patients in Dharavi have recovered, bringing down the number of active cases to 166

12 Jul 2020 11:47 AM

‘Great news’: WHO responds to dexamethasone trial results

Researchers share initial results of the trial with WHO, “and we are looking forward to the full data analysis in the coming days,” it said

17 Jun 2020 12:23 PM

WHO calls for 'intermittent' lockdowns in Pakistan as virus surges

Hospitals across Pakistan say they are at or near capacity, and some are turning COVID-19 patients away

10 Jun 2020 1:58 PM

WHO rubbishes Italian doc's claim on virus losing potency

Professor Alberto Zangrillo, head of intensive care at Italy’s San Raffaele Hospital said that new coronavirus “clinically no longer exists”

02 Jun 2020 11:44 AM

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Google detects coronavirus-themed phishing attacks by firms in India posing as WHO, banks

The sites typically feature fake login pages that prompt potential victims to give up their Google account credentials and phone numbers

31 May 2020 7:11 PM

WHO to review covid response after Trump attack

WHO Director-General Tedros us acknowledged there had been shortcomings and told the virtual assembly he welcomed calls for a review

19 May 2020 1:12 PM

WHO a puppet of China, says Donald Trump

Trump threatened to permanently freeze US funding to the WHO unless "substantive improvements" were made within the next 30 days

19 May 2020 12:41 PM

Trump threatens permanent freeze on WHO funding in 30 days

Washington suspended funding to the WHO in mid-April, accusing it of being too close to Beijing

19 May 2020 9:39 AM

No less than 80,000 new cases were reported everyday in April

While some countries reported an increase in COVID-19 cases over time, many saw caseloads rise because they ramped up testing

07 May 2020 4:00 PM

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WHO is China's PR agency: Trump

Trump administration has launched a probe into the role of the WHO on virus and has temporarily suspended the financial assistance to it

01 May 2020 11:05 AM

DC Edit: The perils of rapid testing in anti-coronavirus fight

The rapid antibody test will only be of utility after a minimum of seven days of onset of symptoms

21 Apr 2020 7:57 AM

US freezes funding for WHO over alleged mismangement of coronavirus crisis

Funding to be frozen pending a review into the WHO's mismanagement of crisis

15 Apr 2020 11:16 AM

Coronavirus 10 times deadlier than Swine Flu, says WHO

WHO chief lamented that some countries are seeing a doubling of cases every three to four days

14 Apr 2020 6:29 PM

The world must sue China

The pandemic will hopefully encourage nations to look at reform of the UN system and act against China’s irresponsible behaviour

13 Apr 2020 3:59 PM

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