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Delhi logs India's fourth monkeypox case

India News: Delhi yesterday reported first case of Monkeypox. The patient has been admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College, the Union...

India

Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

India

COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

Modi reiterates India’s Ukraine stand during Quad summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India's stand on the importance for ending hostilities, resumption of dialogue and diplomacy, in...

Global

Saudi Arabia sets travel curbs for India, 15 other nations amid COVID spike

Saudi Arabia has announced restrictions for those of its citizens travelling to India and 15 other countries after resurgence in COVID...

Covid-19

WHO charts India with 4.74 million 'excess COVID deaths', highest in the world

News: World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated there were 4.74 million COVID deaths in India in 2020 and 2021, which is the highest in...

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India logs first Omicron sub-variant XE case in Mumbai

India has reported first case of Omicron sub-variant XE in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said in a statement.

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India eases arrival norms for travellers from 82 nations

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued revised guidelines for travellers arriving from overseas, putting an end to the...

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WHO head warns that Omicron may be less severe but not mild

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the Covid’s Omicron strain may be less severe as compared to Delta, but should not be...

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WHO still recommending 14-day COVID quarantine: Report

Breaking News: The World Health Organisation (WHO) still recommends a 14-day quarantine, an official from the organisation told a press...

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New COVID strain IHU has more mutations than Omicron

France has detected a COVID variant named IHU, which scientists said that it has more mutations than the Omicron variant.

Covid-19

Too soon to tell if Omicron worse than Delta: WHO

A World Health Organisation official stated that the organisation does not yet have enough data on the new Omicron variant of the...

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine gets WHO approval for emergency use listing

According to reports, the Technical Advisory Group of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended the Emergency Use Listing status...

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Will take decision on Covaxin clearance in October: WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, a decision on Bharat Biotech's submission seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin...

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Singapore allows Sinovac vaccine to be administered through special access route after WHO approval

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has allowed the use of Sinovac Biotech Ltd.’s COVID-19 vaccine, after the World Health Organisation...

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India faster than US, UK in administering 1 million vaccine shots: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry yesterday lauded India's efforts in conducting a successful vaccination drive and said India took only six days to...

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WHO investigative team arrives in Wuhan from Singapore

A team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived in Wuhan today to start a probe into the origins of the coronavirus, even...

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Travel agents say Indians keen on travelling to UK for COVID-19 vaccine

Travel agents stated they have started receiving inquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the Covid-19...

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Indian Cabinet approves MoU with UK over medical product regulation

The Indian Cabinet has given its approval for signing a memorandum of understading (MoU) between the Central Drugs Standard Control...

Global

World Bank allotts USD 12 bn to make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible

The World Bank announced that it has approved USD 12 billion in financing to help developing countries buy and distribute coronavirus...

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WHO re-emphasises importance of COVID-19 testing

The global health body on Thursday recommended active testing of people who have been exposed to the virus even if they don't show symptoms.

Covid-19

Amazon to launch online pharmacy in India

“Amazon Pharmacy” will provide both over-the-counter and prescription-based drugs, basic health devices as well as traditional Indian...

Corporate

MOM quarantines 800 workers after new case in cleared dormitory

According to media reports, about 800 migrant workers have been newly quarantined after a Covid-19 case was discovered in a cleared...

Covid-19

Indian-origin doctor appointed as New York health commissioner

Dr Dave A Chokshi, a 39-year-old Indian-origin physician with expertise in public health, has been appointed as New York City's new health...

USA

India’s COVID-19 testing rate low compared to other countries, says WHO chief scientist

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, India has carried out 2.08 crore COVID-19 tests of August 3.

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