Articles about Soumya Swaminathan
11 Feb 2022World
The World Health Organization's Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has said the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, as some people suggest.
20 Jan 2022World
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said there is "no evidence" that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
16 Sep 2021India
COVID-19 may start becoming an endemic in India in the next six months, according to Dr. Sujeet Singh, the Director of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
25 Aug 2021India
Coronavirus in India might be entering the "endemic stage," World Health Organization's (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said in an interview with The Wire.
11 Aug 2021India
World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has supported the reopening of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
05 Dec 2020World
With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.
17 Oct 2020Technology
India may get a vaccine for COVID-19 by March 2021, the Executive Director of the Serum Institute of India (SII) has said.
17 Oct 2020India
The second worst-hit nation in coronavirus pandemic, India, that takes pride in the remarkable recovery rate, will reassess coronavirus treatment protocol after a large-scale trial conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) found that four commonly used re-purposed drugs had little impact in reducing mortality.
13 Oct 2020India
Giving a glimmer of hope to a nation buried by coronavirus caseload and deaths linked to it, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said today India will most likely get the vaccine by early 2021.
06 Oct 2020Technology
Last night, Google deferred the enforcement of its Play Store billing policy that requires certain app developers to pay a 30% commission to the tech giant.
12 Sep 2020India
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has ordered the Serum Institute of India (SII) to pause the recruitment of volunteers for Phase 2 and Phase 3 trials of the coronavirus vaccine, being developed by the University of Oxford and UK-pharma giant AstraZeneca.
06 Jul 2020World
Over 200 experts have written to the World Health Organization, urging the health agency to recognize airborne transmission of the coronavirus and change its recommendation.
06 Jun 2020India
Even as the coronavirus cases in India surpassed Italy's, top experts of the World Health Organization (WHO) said the outbreak is still "modest."
26 May 2020World
The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the trial exploring anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment of COVID-19.
13 Aug 2018Sports
The sister of R Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali R, became India's latest Woman Grandmaster (WGM) after earning her third and final WGM norm at Riga Technical University Open at Latvia.
13 Jun 2018Sports
Grandmaster Soumya Swaminathan, who was chosen to represent India at the upcoming Asian Team Chess Championship, has pulled out of the competition after its venue was changed from Bangladesh to Iran.
04 Oct 2017World
The World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva has appointed India's Dr. Soumya Swaminathan as the Deputy Director-General for Programmes. She is currently the Director-General of Indian Council of Medical Research.
10 May 2017India
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has set up a registry of rare diseases to record information about patients suffering from such illnesses.