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WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19...

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19...

World

Fri, May 7 2021

It becomes the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality

Bangladeshi doctor made WHO representative...

BD doctor made WHO rep in Maldives

Health

Tue, May 4 2021

Dr Nazneen is the first Bangladeshi woman to be awarded the post

WHO: Indian Covid variant found in at...

WHO: Indian Covid variant found in at...

World

Wed, Apr 28 2021

The WHO recently listed B1617 – which counts several sub-lineages with slightly different mutations...

WHO jab experts want more AstraZeneca...

WHO experts want more AZ clot data from...

World

Fri, Apr 23 2021

The WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunisation updated their guidance on...

WHO: World can bring pandemic under...

‘World can bring pandemic under...

World

Tue, Apr 20 2021

‘We have the tools to bring this pandemic under control in a matter of months, if we apply them...

WHO does not back vaccination passports...

WHO does not back vaccination passports...

World

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The WHO now expects to review China’s Covid-19 vaccines Sinopharm and Sinovac for possible emergency...

Severe virus curbs in South America...

Severe virus curbs in S America

Latin America

Fri, Apr 2 2021

Brazil, the epicentre of Covid-19 wave in South America, reported a staggering 66,500 Covid-19 deaths...

WHO sounds warning over upcoming religious...

WHO sounds warning over upcoming religious...

World

Thu, Apr 1 2021

The organization urged people to mark the festivals with those they are living with and avoid meeting...

China under pressure after WHO chief...

China under pressure after WHO chief...

East Asia

Wed, Mar 31 2021

The US including 13 of its allies released a statement saying inquiry lacked the data and samples it...

WHO: Covid-19 likely jumped to humans...

WHO says animals likely source of...

World

Mon, Mar 29 2021

WHO Chief said that all hypotheses regarding the Covid-19 origin are open and warrant further...

WHO: Growing global vaccine gap...

WHO: Growing global vaccine gap...

World

Tue, Mar 23 2021

More than 455 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been injected in 162 territories around the...

WHO reviewing data, recommends AstraZeneca...

WHO recommends AstraZeneca jabs to...

World

Wed, Mar 17 2021

The European Union's medicines regulator on Tuesday insisted there was no evidence linking the jab...

WHO: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca...

WHO: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca...

World

Fri, Mar 12 2021

Denmark, Norway, and Iceland paused the use of the AstraZeneca jab as a precaution after isolated reports...

WSJ: WHO scraps plan for interim report...

WSJ: WHO scraps plan for interim report...

World

Fri, Mar 5 2021

The WHO team returned recently from Wuhan saying it had no clear finding on the genesis of the

WHO: 1 in 4 people will have hearing...

WHO: 1 in 4 people will have hearing...

World

Tue, Mar 2 2021

Among children, hearing loss could be prevented in 60% of cases

Japan starts vaccinations as new coronavirus...

Japan starts Covid-19 vaccinations

East Asia

Wed, Feb 17 2021

Inoculation launched at a Tokyo hospital, with plans to initially give Pfizer-BioNTech shots to 40,000...

5 dead in new Ebola outbreak in...

5 dead in new Ebola outbreak in...

Africa

Tue, Feb 16 2021

WHO has alerted 6 African countries after the fresh outbreaks

ED: Let’s not underestimate the dangers...

ED: Let’s not underestimate the dangers...

Editorial

Tue, Feb 2 2021

Let us not wait until things do get out of hand

WHO: Rich and poor vaccine divide...

WHO: Rich and poor vaccine divide...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

WHO said it needed $26 billion this year for its program aimed at speeding up the development

Sigh of relief as Biden steers US back...

Sigh of relief as Biden steers US back...

World

Fri, Jan 22 2021

Fauci said that Washington, long the WHO's main donor, would once again 'fulfil its financial...

WHO: World facing catastrophic moral...

'World facing catastrophic moral failure...

World

Mon, Jan 18 2021

WHO chief said 39 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine had been administered so far in at least 49...