Soumya Swaminathan: News
11 Feb 2022World Health Organization
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 Health Organization
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 2021National Center for Disease Control
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 2021World Health Organization
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 2021World Health Organization
World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has supported the reopening of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
05 Dec 2020World Health Organization
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.
06 Jul 2020World Health Organization
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.
13 Aug 2018India
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 2018India
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 Health Organization
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.