WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the emergence of the highly mutated omicron variant underlines just how perilous and precarious our situation is.
India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.
The Indian Government discontinued vaccine exports under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme when it was hit by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that he was “really disappointed” with the scope of vaccine donations worldwide.
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 Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's statement said smokers can develop cancer, heart diseases, and respiratory illnesses from the coronavirus.
India's Covid-19 situation remains hugely concerning, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday.
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.
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.'
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.
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
'Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively,' director-general Tedros said.
The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.
China on Monday vehemently refuted the US charge that the novel coronavirus was leaked from a bio lab in the country
Global recognition poured in after PM Modi said the world's biggest inoculation drive against coronavirus was set to begin in the country.
'Throwing money at outbreaks without focusing on long-term prevention is 'dangerously short-sighted', says director-general Tedros Adhanom
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
The prime minister had a telephone conversation with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.