World Health Organization
India  /  Published 27.03.20

India to join WHO solidarity drug trials

India is likely to participate soon in the WHO's multi-country “solidarity trials” for developing potential treatments for COVID-19, Union health ministry officials said on Friday. At a ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 21.03.20

WHO warns young people 'not invincible'

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned young people they we...
By PTI/AFP in Rome

World  /  Published 04.03.20

World Bank vows $12bn

The World Bank on Tuesday announced an initial $12 billion in immediate funds to assist countries grappling with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus virus outbreak that has spread quick...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 28.02.20

WHO raises global virus risk

The risk of a global spread and impact of the coronavirus is now“very high”, the highest level of alarm, but containment is still possible, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. WHO ...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 21.02.20

Iran, S. Korea cases spark global fears

The coronavirus outbreak showed dangerous signs of breaking out beyond China on Friday, as new cases were reported in West Asia and large clusters emerged around Asia.Countries were closing their bord...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in New York


Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.20

Demand for Chinese fruits & raisins dries up

Fear of coronavirus has gripped the steel city with residents taking extra precautions to keep the killer virus at bay. Vendors selling fruits and raisins imported from China have stopped placing fres...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 06.12.19

The importance of mosquitoes

Sir — The name mosquito instantly brings to mind tiny, blood-sucking insects responsible for spreading fatal diseases like malaria, dengue and the zika virus. But many breeds of the insects — and ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

India needs to increase its health budget

Doctors are hard to come by in India. The government recently revealed in Parliament that there is one allopathic doctor for every 1,445 people in the country. This is far below the norm of one doctor...
By The Editorial Board

Technology  /  Published 10.11.19

Zap those bugs

Superbugs brewed in hospitals, a form of Japanese papercraft and an aerospace engineer of Indian origin. The coming together of these disparate bits of a jigsaw puzzle has resulted in a strip of paper...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 29.02.20

Media exaggerating threat, says Trump

President Trump and members of his administration mobilised on Friday to confront the threat of the coronavirus — not just the outbreak, but the news media and the Democrats they accused of exagger...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in Washington


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