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Momentous occasion for Indian science: Bharat Biotech MD on WHO nod of Covaxin

Bharat Biotech chairman and managing director Krishna Ella also thanked Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya and all officials of the ministry for their “hardwork” after Covaxin received the WHO nod for emergency use.
Published on Nov 04, 2021 12:04 AM IST

Pandemic far from over, will end when...: WHO chief's word of caution

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged G20 countries having vaccinated 40 per cent of their population to actively engage in the Covax mechanism and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT). (File photo)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 09:05 AM IST

WHO experts suggest booster Covid-19 vaccine shot for immunocompromised

Several Covid-19 vaccines have been given WHO approval for emergency use during the pandemic, including Pfizer-BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac and AstraZeneca.
Published on Oct 11, 2021 09:34 PM IST

Covid cases fall globally except in Europe; Africa records largest decline: WHO

In the Americas and the Western Pacific there was nearly decline of 12% in the cases of infections.
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 06:10 PM IST

Health experts call for policy interventions to prevent hypertension epidemic

World Health Organisation points out that 63% of Indians suffer from non-communicable diseases of which 27% can be attributed to cardiovascular ailments. 
Published on Oct 05, 2021 11:03 PM IST
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