World Health Organisation(Search results - 49)
World NewsJul 27, 2021, 1:47 PM IST
'If labs are to be probed, then start with US' Fort Detrick': China to WHO on COVID origin
Zhao Lijian, spokesperson of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Monday said that if labs are to be investigated, then the World Health Organisation should go to Fort Detrick.
Top StoriesMay 25, 2021, 10:23 AM IST
WHO seeks more information for emergency use listing of Covaxin; approval likely by Q3 this year
Bharat Biotech has applied to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for approval for indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin and expects the nod in the third or fourth quarter of this year, a top company official has said.
CoronavirusMay 20, 2021, 11:15 AM IST
EXPLAINED: What is virus variant of concern? How is it different from variant of interest?
In this video, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove -- the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Technical Lead -- explains the difference between virus variants of interest and virus variants of concern.
Top StoriesMay 13, 2021, 2:07 PM IST
Covid Surge: 'India is suffering, but it will get through this'
Dr Michael J Ryan, the World Health Organisation's Executive Director of Emergencies Programme, explains how India can fight its way through the second wave of Coronavirus.
CoronavirusMay 13, 2021, 1:46 PM IST
Explained: Why India saw a tragic spike in Covid-19 cases
World Health Organisation's Covid-19 Technical Lead Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains the reasons why India witnessed a massive surge in Coronavirus cases.
CoronavirusMay 13, 2021, 1:22 PM IST
Why is India still recommending Ivermectin for Covid treatment?
World Health Organisation, European Medicines Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration do not endorse the use of Ivermectin for Covid treatment. What's more, even Merck -- the company that manufactures Ivermectin -- has said that the medicine is not meant for Covid-19 treatment.
Top StoriesMay 12, 2021, 8:48 PM IST
Centre: WHO did not identify B.1.617 Covid strain as 'Indian variant'
"The words Indian variant has not been used in the World Health Organisation report on the Covid-19 variants," the Union Health Ministry said in a statement.
World NewsMay 11, 2021, 4:02 PM IST
WHO warns against use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 patients
A similar warning has also been issued by 'ivermectin' manufacturer MSD, or Merck & Co., Inc, whose statement Dr Swaminathan attached to her tweet.
Top StoriesMay 11, 2021, 11:56 AM IST
WHO's Dr Micheal Ryan narrates 'brutal reality of Covid pandemic'
Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme, says: "Some countries really need to take a look in the mirror in terms of what they are doing to drive infection rates down. Otherwise, health systems in many countries will face real issues in the days to come."
CoronavirusMay 1, 2021, 10:39 AM IST
Are you home quarantined? Here's how to protect your family from Covid-19
Some advice for home-quarantined Covid-19 patients from Dr April Baller, who works on infection prevention and control at the World Health Organisation.
Coronavirus WorldMay 1, 2021, 9:33 AM IST
WHO approves Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use
The American pharmaceutical and biotechnology company's dose is the fifth vaccine to receive emergency validation from the WHO.
Top StoriesApr 27, 2021, 10:51 AM IST
WHO chief: Covid situation in India 'beyond heartbreaking'
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says, "... Many countries are still experiencing intense transmission, and the situation in India is beyond heartbreaking."
Top StoriesMar 11, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
Canada thanks PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines through billboards seen across Toronto
India has been at the forefront of supplying vaccines to various nations in the world and the gesture has earned accolades not only from allies and global bodies such as the World Health Organisation (WHO), but even from individuals committed to the betterment of human society.
Top StoriesFeb 26, 2021, 8:44 AM IST
WHO chief praises PM Modi for sharing vaccine with over 60 nations
As part of Vaccine Maitri, India has provided lakhs of doses of covid-19 vaccines to several countries as a gift. It has also provided vaccines on commercial grounds. Anish Singh reports
Top StoriesFeb 22, 2021, 7:35 PM IST
'Why spend on vaccines?' IMA slams Harsh Vardhan for endorsing Baba Ramdev's 'Coronil'
The IMA sought to know whether it was justified and ethical for the country's health minister to release and promote a 'fabricated unscientific' product.