Articles about World Health Organization
27 May 2022India
With the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting 131 confirmed cases of monkeypox and 106 suspected cases in 19 countries, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon be releasing preventive guidelines.
23 May 2022World
Saudi Arabia has barred its citizens from traveling to 16 countries, including India, following the re-emergence of COVID-19 cases.
22 May 2022World
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday said 92 cases of monkeypox have been registered in 12 countries over the last 10 days, and cases may further increase in the coming days.
15 May 2022World
Just days after North Korea reported its first COVID-19 case, an explosion in the number of infections rocked the country on Sunday.
13 May 2022World
A day after North Korea acknowledged its first-ever COVID-19 outbreak, the nation said six people have died and thousands have shown symptoms of fever.
12 May 2022World
Confirming its first COVID-19 case on Thursday, North Korea ordered a nationwide lockdown calling it the "gravest national emergency."
10 May 2022World
The United Kingdom has confirmed a case of the rare monkeypox infection.
06 May 2022India
India on Thursday strongly objected to a new World Health Organization report, which claims India witnessed nearly 10 times higher COVID-19 deaths in 2020-21 than the official figures.
04 May 2022India
India saw a 6% rise in deaths in 2020—the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic—compared to 2019, showed the Civil Registration System (CRS) data released by the Centre on Tuesday.
29 Apr 2022India
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday denied reports that it had asked Bharat Biotech to address issues to avoid the cancellation of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency approval for its COVAXIN.
23 Apr 2022India
World Health Organization's (WHO) first-of-its-kind Global Center for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) is set to open in Gujarat's Jamnagar by 2024, reported News18.
17 Apr 2022Politics
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged 40 lakh people died of COVID-19 in India and not five lakh as the Centre claims.
17 Apr 2022India
India on Saturday asserted the World Health Organization (WHO) utilized incorrect methodology for calculating its COVID-19 deaths.
16 Apr 2022World
Health officials in the United States and several European nations are looking into mysterious cases of serious liver disease in children for which there seems to be no known cause.
09 Apr 2022India
Gujarat's health department authorities on Saturday confirmed that the XE variant of the novel coronavirus was detected in a patient who had tested positive about a month ago.
06 Apr 2022India
India on Wednesday reported its first case of coronavirus variant XE in Mumbai, NDTV reported.
03 Apr 2022World
COVID-19 is showing no indications of going away anytime soon, despite a decline in cases in most countries.
02 Apr 2022World
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said a new mutation of the novel coronavirus, known as XE, appears to be 10% more transmissible than the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron.
23 Mar 2022India
Scientists have found recombinant strains of COVID-19 in seven Indian states including Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, Telangana, and New Delhi, a report by Telangana Today claimed.
20 Mar 2022World
The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over as cases are rising significantly in many southeast Asian and European countries.
18 Mar 2022India
India on Friday reported less than 3,000 daily COVID-19 cases for the fifth straight day at a time when several other countries are seeing a fresh surge in infections.
16 Mar 2022Lifestyle
National Vaccination Day, also known as National Immunization Day, is celebrated every year on March 16 to raise awareness about vaccination and its importance while commemorating India's victory over the polio disease.
23 Feb 2022World
The BA.2 sub-variant of the Omicron variant of coronavirus is not more severe than the original strain, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
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.
09 Feb 2022India
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has launched a nasal spray in India for the treatment of COVID-19 in adult patients.
02 Feb 2022World
A subvariant of the highly-infectious Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected in 57 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
01 Feb 2022World
The newest version of the extremely infectious omicron variant is spreading much faster than the original, and moderate instances of the original may not provide any protection against subsequent infections, according to a study.
24 Jan 2022World
The COVID-19 pandemic has entered a new phase in Europe, with the Omicron variant potentially putting an end to it, said Hans Kluge, the regional director at the World Health Organization (WHO).
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.
19 Jan 2022India
Billions need to be vaccinated at a faster rate to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), which manufactures the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield.
13 Jan 2022Technology
Claims that the Omicron variant causes a milder COVID-19 than earlier strains of the coronavirus have sparked a debate around the associated risk.
12 Jan 2022World
The Omicron variant of coronavirus is rapidly displacing the Delta variant and reaching global dominance, said a senior official from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday.
06 Jan 2022World
Suggesting that the Omicron variant of coronavirus causes a "mild" COVID-19 is dangerous, said a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert.
16 Dec 2021India
The early phase of a variant is always mild, a top scientist warned, amid fears over the new Omicron strain of coronavirus.
15 Dec 2021World
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday issued a grim warning saying Omicron is spreading at an unprecedented rate.
12 Dec 2021India
Although COVID-19 cases are declining worldwide, the risk remains high in view of the emergence of the new coronavirus variant called Omicron, said World Health Organization's (WHO) South-Asia Regional Director Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh.