WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
World Health Organization literally a pipe organ for China: Trump
Trump has launched an investigation into the WHO's role in the spread of coronavirus and have accused it of siding with China during the pandemic. Pending an investigation, the President has stopped US aid to the WHO.
Herd immunity as COVID-19 strategy risky, countries must make timely interventions: CSIR DG
Herd immunity is achieved when the majority of po...
PM applauds nurses for role in fight against coronavirus
"Today, we also reiterate our commitment to keep working for welfare of nurses and devote greater attention to opportunities in this field so that there is no shortage of caregivers," he said.
Donald Trump halts World Health Organization funding over handling of coronavirus
Donald Trump, at a White House news conference, said the WHO had "failed in its basic duty and it must be held accountable." He said the group had promoted China's "disinformation" about the virus that likely led to a wider outbreak of the virus than otherwise would have occurred.
Wanted: New head of WTO. Must thrive under global pressure and conflict
Brazilian Director-General Roberto Azevedo surprised the WTO's 164 members last week by announcing he would quit at the end of August, a year earlier than expected, adding to the tumult facing global agencies amid a backlash against globalisation.
India has done well in dealing with COVID-19 pandemic: Harsh Vardhan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally monitored the situation and ensured a preemptive, proactive and graded response, leaving no stones unturned to contain the deadly virus from spreading, Vardhan said addressing the the 73rd World Health Assembly via video conferencing.
Covid-19 vaccines must be recognised as 'global public health goods': WHO
Reiterating that COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods for the whole world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that...
Donald Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO; takes steps against China
Donald Trump also announced that the US will end special treatment of Hong Kong.
China flaunts French connection to Wuhan lab; Ambivalent on WHO probe into origin of coronavirus
Accusing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of fabricating lies over the involvement of the virology lab in Wuhan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying sought to deflect criticism over its role by highlighting its French connection.
Physical distancing, masks, eye protection may help prevent COVID-19: Lancet study
The systematic review of existing evidence was commissioned by the World Health Organization, the researchers said.
Thirty countries launch alliance to share COVID-19 tools
While the developing nations' push, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, was welcomed by groups including Doctors Without Borders, a drug industry alliance questioned if it would really boost collaboration or broaden access to COVID-19 medicines.
250% rally amid lockdown. Beware! Rumours driving up this microcap stock
The company has a free float market-cap of about Rs 33.55 crore as of Wednesday.
Symptomless COVID-19 infection may be more prevalent than thought: Study
According to the findings, published in the journal Thorax, more than four out of five of passengers and crew who tested positive for the infection had no symptoms. The researchers also noted that there is a pressing need for accurate global data on how many people have been infected so far.
Donald Trump threatens permanent freeze of WHO funding, to weigh US membership
US President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to i...
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