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India31, Jul 2020, 10:58 AM
Who will first receive COVID-19 vaccine? Policymakers hold deliberations
Indian Medical Research Institute (ICMR) Director General Balram Bhargava said once a safe and effective vaccine is developed there will be four major challenges
India27, Jul 2020, 3:06 PM
Karnataka DGP asked to file report on internal security after UN observation on ISIS
Taking note of a United Nations report on the “significant numbers” of ISIS terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka, Yediyurappa-led government has sought a report from Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG-IGP) Praveen Sood on the internal security of the state.
WORLD14, Jul 2020, 3:48 PM
COVID conundrum: If basics aren’t followed, situation will keep getting worse, says WHO
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned that there will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future, but stated that there is a roadmap to a situation where we can control the disease and get on with our lives.
WORLD14, Jul 2020, 8:59 AM
WHO sounds alarm over rising cases, says COVID-19 pandemic is only getting worse as nations going wrong path
The WHO director-general said that while numerous countries have now brought their previously explosive outbreaks under control, namely those in Europe and Asia, “too many countries are headed in the wrong direction.”
India5, Jul 2020, 1:07 PM
WHO-led global response to COVID-19 still miles away from success
The WHO-led global response needs $31.3 billion for therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics over the next 12 months, including two billion doses of vaccines. The money would go to the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator, a ground-breaking global collaboration initiated in April to accelerate development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.
WORLD25, Jun 2020, 10:32 AM
Coronavirus: WHO warns of shortage of oxygen supply as COVID-19 cases set to breach 10 million mark
The coronavirus has claimed 480,000 lives so far and the cases are rising by 1 million per week. This has pushed oxygen demand to 88,000 large cylinders per day, or 620,000 cubic metres of oxygen, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said
WORLD4, Jun 2020, 9:02 AM
Anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 trials to resume, says WHO
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO's safety monitoring committee for the global trial had now examined all available mortality data about hydroxychloroquine.
India2, Jun 2020, 11:41 AM
Population density challenge for India as it eases COVID-19 lockdown, says WHO's Soumya Swaminathan
As India bounces back to normalcy with social distancing and masks on faces, deputy director-General of the World Health Organization Soumya Swaminathan said that one of the biggest challenges India will face as it eases lockdown is that of population density
WORLD15, May 2020, 12:08 PM
WHO: Impact of coronavirus pandemic on people’s mental health ‘already extremely concerning’
'The impact of the pandemic on people’s mental health is already extremely concerning,' Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said
WORLD12, May 2020, 9:51 AM
'Extreme vigilance' required in exit from lockdowns, says WHO
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said lifting restrictions was "complex and difficult" and that "slow, steady lifting of lockdowns" was key to protecting lives and livelihoods
WORLD4, May 2020, 12:25 PM
‘It is cause for celebration’: New Zealand records zero new coronavirus cases today (May 4)
New Zealand’s director-general of health, Ashley Bloomfield said, 'It is cause for celebration … It is important that we reflect that it is symbolic of the effort that everybody has put in. I don’t want to downplay that but once again, we need to be continuing vigilance.' New Zealand reported no new coronavirus cases on Monday (May 4)
Coronavirus Health Tips13, Apr 2020, 1:37 PM
Thank You Corona Helpers: How do we ensure safety of health workers?In some countries, up to 10% of health workers have been infected by coronavirus, said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization (WHO) director general. Here are a few points which the World Health Organization made during the briefing on the COVID-19 outbreak to keep health workers safe from coronavirus.
Coronavirus India26, Mar 2020, 8:43 AM
Supermarkets, grocery stores to be open 24/7 during coronavirus lockdown: Karnataka DGP
Amid the panic buying witnessed by people and subsequent crowding at shops after the coronavirus lockdown announcement, Karnataka director-general of police (DGP) Praveen Sood in a tweet wrote that grocery shops and supermarkets can remain open 24/7 all over the state
India7, Mar 2020, 11:40 AM
International Women’s Day 2020: Kerala female cops to take over SHO’s duty across stations
Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) Lokanath Behera has directed all district police chiefs to handover duty of station house officers (SHO) to women police personnel to mark International Women's Day on March 8
Entertainment28, Feb 2020, 1:24 PM
South actress phone number leaked on adult content groups: Pizza delivery agent shares contact on WhatsApp
South actor, model and fashion designer Gayatri Sai made a shocking revelation on her Twitter handle and said that a Domino’s pizza delivery agent allegedly shared her phone number on several WhatsApp groups created to share adult content.