China’s ‘massive cover-up’ on COVID-19 continues, says WHO advisory board member

Washington: China is continuing with a “massive cover-up” on COVID-19 even as the theory that the coronavirus had leaked from Wuhan lab gains credibility, Fox News has reported citing advisory board member to the World Health Organization (WHO). Jamie Metzl, the WHO official told Fox News that the Chinese deception involves “destroying samples, hiding records, […]

World Food Safety Day 2021: WHO emphasises importance of food security amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi: ‘World Food Safety Day’ as per the World Health Organization (WHO)is observed annually on June 7 to raise awareness about foodborne risks and help prevent, detect, and manage untoward diseases. This year the global food safety watch dogs are emphasising the importance of proper food security and the risks associated with harmful eating […]

WHO ने कहा- दुनियाभर में 60% कोरोना रोधी टीके चीन, अमेरिका और भारत को मिले

प्रतीकात्मक तस्वीर. डब्ल्यूएचओ महानिदेशक टेड्रोस अदहानोम गेब्रेयेसस के वरिष्ठ सलाहकार ब्रुस एलीवर्ड ने कहा कि अब तक विश्व भर में वितरित किए गए कोविड-19 Covid-19) रोधी दो अरब टीकों (Vaccine) में से करीब 75 प्रतिशत से अधिक खुराक महज 10 देशों को मिली है. संयुक्त राष्ट्र. विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) के एक वरिष्ठ सलाहकार ने […]

दुनिया के 212 से ज्यादा देशों में कोरोना के टीके वितरित किए गए: WHO

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन के एक वरिष्ठ सलाहकार ने कहा कि अब तक विश्व भर में वितरित किए गए कोविड-19 रोधी दो अरब टीकों में से करीब 60 प्रतिशत टीके महज तीन देशों चीन, अमेरिका और भारत को मिले हैं। Source link

WHO approves China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sinovac’ for emergency use

Beijing/Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sinovac’ for emergency use listing. “WHO validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities the assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing,” the UN health agency said in a statement on Tuesday. […]

भारत में सबसे पहले मिला कोरोना वायरस का डेल्टा वेरिएंट ही बस चिंता का सबब- WHO

भारत में कोरोना संक्रमितों का आंकड़ा तेजी से घट रहा है. भारत में पहली बार सामने आए बी1.617.2 वेरिएंट के मामलों में हाल के दिनों में तेजी से बढ़ोतरी हुई है. इस वेरिएंट को विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) ने ‘डेल्टा’ का नाम दिया है. जेनेवा. विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) ने कहा है कि कोरोना वायरस […]

BRICS Finance Ministers backs India-South Africa vaccine waiver

New Delhi: In a significant step forward, the BRICS grouping comprising of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have backed the India-South Africa joint proposal for COVID vaccine wavier at the World Trade Organisation or WTO. The grouping decided to back the proposal at the BRICS Foreign ministers virtual meet that was held under the […]

COVID-19 variants get new names, B.1.617.2 first found in India to be labelled as ‘Delta’

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday (May 31, 2021) announced to give new names to various COVID-19 variants and labelled B.1.617.2, first found in India, as ‘Delta’.  The United Nations agency said that it will now refer to the most worrisome variants known as ‘variants of concern’ by letters in the Greek […]

World Tobacco Day: WHO honours Dr Harsh Vardhan for his efforts in tobacco control

Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan with `WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award` for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Every year, WHO recognises individuals or organisations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. This recognition takes the form […]

World No Tobacco Day: Smokers face 50% higher risk of developing severe disease, death from COVID-19, says WHO

New Delhi: World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on May 31 and marks the yearly celebration where the World Health Organization (WHO) informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco. In view of the current coronavirus situation, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on May 28 said that smokers have up to […]

COVID-19 origin: India stresses on next phase investigation, cites WHO study as ‘important first step’

New Delhi: India on Friday (May 28) termed the World Health Organisation`s (WHO) global study on the origins of COVID-19 as an “important first step” and stressed the need for the next phase of studies to reach robust conclusions. In response to media queries on WHO convened global study on the origin of COVID-19, Ministry […]