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100-Crore-Vaccinations: India Wins Global Accolades From WHO, World Leaders

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.

WHO Chief Lauds India's Decision To Resume Export Of Covid-19 Vaccines

Sep 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Government discontinued vaccine exports under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme when it was hit by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Disappointing To See Wealthier Nations Maintain Growing COVID-19 Vaccine Stockpiles: WHO Chief

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that he was “really disappointed” with the scope of vaccine donations worldwide.

Tokyo Olympics: WHO Leader Says Coronavirus Risk Inevitable At The Games

Jul 21, 2021 Agencies

The number of Games-linked COVID-19 cases in Japan this month was 79 on Wednesday, with more international athletes testing positive at home and unable to travel

WHO Says Smokers At 50% Higher Risk Of Developing Severe Disease, Death From Covid-19

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's statement said smokers can develop cancer, heart diseases, and respiratory illnesses from the coronavirus.

15 May, 2021

Pandemic’s Second Year To Be ‘Far More Deadly’: WHO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

India's Covid-19 situation remains hugely concerning, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday.

27 April, 2021

Covid-19 Situation In India 'Beyond Heartbreaking': WHO Chief

Associated Press (AP)

WHO has redeployed more than 2,000 staff to support the country's response on the ground and is helping authorities with efforts including vaccination.

16 April, 2021

WHO Chief Calls Growth In Virus Cases ‘Worrying’

Associated Press (AP)

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the number of new cases 'is approaching the highest rate of infection that we have seen so far in the pandemic.'

26 February, 2021

'Hope Other Nations Follow Your Example': WHO Chief Lauds India, PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, said that India's support in supplying its vaccines is helping over 60 countries to begin the vaccination process.

23 January, 2021

WHO Chief Ghebreyesus Thanks PM Modi For 'Continued Support To Covid-19 Response'

Outlook Web Bureau

In a tweet, the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that we can defeat the virus only if we act together and thanked PM Modi for his continued support

18 January, 2021

Catastrophic Moral Failure: WHO Chief Condemns Vaccine Profiteering

Associated Press (AP)

'Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively,' director-general Tedros said.

14 January, 2021

India Conveys 'Deep Displeasure' To WHO Chief Over Incorrect Map

Outlook Web Bureau

The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.

06 January, 2021

A 'Misunderstanding': China on WHO's rebuke For Delaying Team To Probe Covid-19 Origin


China on Monday vehemently refuted the US charge that the novel coronavirus was leaked from a bio lab in the country

05 January, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine: Bill Gates, Global Leaders Laud India's Scientific Leadership


Global recognition poured in after PM Modi said the world's biggest inoculation drive against coronavirus was set to begin in the country.

27 December, 2020

Covid-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic: WHO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

'Throwing money at outbreaks without focusing on long-term prevention is 'dangerously short-sighted', says director-general Tedros Adhanom

17 November, 2020

Covid Vaccine Will Not Be Enough To Stop Pandemic: WHO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The WHO's figures for Saturday showed that 660,905 coronavirus cases were reported to the UN health agency, setting a new high water mark

12 November, 2020

'Dhanyawad, Modiji': WHO Chief Hails PM's Commitment To Covid Vaccine


The prime minister had a telephone conversation with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting on the situation relating to Covid-19 & vaccination with top officials, through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Hockey players of Pakistan and Egypt vie for the ball during FIH Men's Junior World Cup (hockey) 2021 match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.

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Indian bowler Axar Patel celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor with teammates during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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Junior Doctors of Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) stage a protest during a nationwide strike called by junior doctors in view of postponement of National Eligibility Entrance Test postgraduate (NEET PG)...

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Indian bowler Umesh Yadav celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson with teammates during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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