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What happens at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

The Chinese laboratory at the heart of the US-China virus spat, is accused of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic

06 May 2020 2:32 PM

WHO: Pompeo's statement about coronavirus emerging from Wuhan lab 'speculative'

Pompeo Sunday said there was “a significant amount of evidence” that the virus emerged from a Wuhan lab.

05 May 2020 12:11 PM

Global coronavirus deaths top 1,70,000

The figures have been compiled from national authorities and information by the World Health Organization

21 Apr 2020 5:23 PM

Rushing to ease lockdown curbs could cause resurgence: WHO

Governments must remain vigilant to stop the spread of virus. Lifting of lockdowns, social distancing measures must be done gradually

21 Apr 2020 2:52 PM

Covid-19: Deepika Padukone, WHO director-general Tedros to discuss mental health

The 34-year-old actor made the announcement on Twitter where she shared the details about Instagram live

20 Apr 2020 9:17 AM

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WHO urges global unity on virus post Trump's attack

The UN's health agency has faced criticism in the past both for overreacting and for moving too slowly in fighting epidemics

09 Apr 2020 1:58 PM

An infected person's sneeze could spread coronavirus up to 8 metres: MIT scientist

Current guidelines “may limit the effectiveness of the proposed interventions” against the deadly pandemic, the researcher says

01 Apr 2020 3:24 PM

Young people vulnerable to the virus too: WHO chief

While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit, young people are also vulnerable to coronavirus

21 Mar 2020 12:29 PM

Air pollution cuts short lifespan by 3.9 years in India

Shocking fact: In UP, toxic air cuts short life expectancy by 8.5 years

03 Mar 2020 1:29 PM

Wuhan virus will have no impact on India's economy? Think again

Indian exports to China grew 25.6 per cent to USD 16.75 billion in FY2018-19 from a year ago.

27 Jan 2020 11:46 AM

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‘Mumbai’s air 8 times more polluted than WHO limit’

The dust pollution in Mumbai is prevalent due to ongoing development projects however measures have been taken to control it.

22 Jan 2020 7:22 AM

Global outrage over rapper dad’s hymen obsession

Actor Ellen Barkin’s tweet should be an eye-opener, she said, “I have bad news for T.I. After six months of vaginal sex my hyman broke.”

10 Nov 2019 2:36 AM

WHO could identify online shopping as addictive disorder by 2024: Gartner

By 2023, up to 30 per cent of world news and video content will be authenticated to counter deepfake technology, the report said.

05 Nov 2019 1:46 PM

Heal the neglected, lift the disease burden, let’s leave no one behind

India, Myanmar and Nepal are striving to eliminate lymphatic filariasis by 2025 while Bangladesh might do it by 2020.

04 Nov 2019 1:00 AM

Act swiftly now, or allow India to go up in smoke!

Objectively speaking, this is not a bad situation at all, and is proof that govt policy, whether deliberate or accidental, is still halfway good.

11 Oct 2019 5:12 AM

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PM Modi receives award for Swacch Bharat campaign

PMO said Modi lauded countrymen for contributing to grand success of cleanliness mission, saying he shared honour with them.

25 Sep 2019 8:47 AM

World Patient Safety Day: Marking global health priority

WHO to commemorate World Patient Safety Day annually every year on 17th September.

17 Sep 2019 11:06 AM

Everything’s not lost

With World Suicide Prevention Day observed recently, psychologists and Delhiites weigh in on the stigmas that still surround mental health.

12 Sep 2019 1:25 AM

What’s up, mom?

Support is one of the prime reasons why women gravitate towards these groups, opines Rashmee.

22 Aug 2019 2:19 AM

First-degree relatives play defining role in developing certain blood cancers

Studies reveal that having close relative with blood cancer increases one's own risk.

09 Aug 2019 9:11 AM

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