• 06 October, 2022
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Institutional Collapse in the West?

Amartya Sen claimed on 30th June that India is facing a “collapse of nation” crisis. Ironically, it is the very institutions that Sen depends upon for credibility that are facing…

By Rajeev Srinivasan

Three doses of same or mixed jabs work equally well against Covid: Study

New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Three doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of different jabs work well in preventing infections, even against different variants, according to the…

China berates WHO chief for ‘irresponsible’ remarks on its zero-COVID policy

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry called on World Health Organization (WHO) head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to avoid making "irresponsible" remarks, after he said China's zero-COVID policy was not sustainable.…

Speakers at health conference object to WHO report on Covid deaths in India

Kevadia, May 6 (PTI) The ongoing 14th conference of the Central Council of Health and Family Welfare (CCHFW) strongly objected to a WHO report estimating 4.7 million (47 lakh) Covid-related…

WHO’s supply suspension of Covaxin not to impact travel of people: MEA

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Days after the WHO suspended the supply of Covaxin through UN procurement agencies, India on Thursday said the move would not impact travel by people…

U.S. discusses ‘opportunities’ for Taiwan to participate at WHO meeting

TAIPEI (Reuters) - U.S. and Taiwanese officials have held talks on expanding Taiwan's international participation including "opportunities" for the island to attend a major World Health Organization meeting next month.…

Explainer-Omicron ‘stealth’ COVID variant BA.2 now dominant globally

By Jennifer Rigby and Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - A sub-variant of the highly transmissible Omicron version of coronavirus known as BA.2 is now dominant worldwide, prompting surges in many countries…

Ministry of Ayush and World Health Organization signs Host Country Agreement for WHO Global Centre of Traditional Medicine

Ministry of Ayush has signed the Host Country Agreement with World Health Organization (WHO) for establishing WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India at Jamnagar, Gujarat, with its interim…

Attacks on Ukrainian hospitals, ambulances increasing rapidly, WHO warns

(Reuters) -Attacks on hospitals, ambulances and other health care facilities in Ukraine have increased rapidly in recent days and the country is running short of vital medical supplies, the World…

Medical oxygen running out in Ukraine as war rages, WHO warns

ZURICH (Reuters) - Ukraine is running out of oxygen supplies that critically ill people need, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, calling for safe passage for emergency imports as…

Covaxin to be evaluated as COVID-19 vaccine candidate in US as USFDA lifts clinical hold

New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI).  Bharat Biotech on Saturday said its Covaxin will be evaluated as a COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the US. In a statement, Ocugen Inc, Bharat Biotech's…

Global COVID response program ‘running on fumes’ amid budget shortfall

By Jennifer Rigby (Reuters) - A global initiative to get COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines to poorer nations has only received 5% of the donations sought to deliver on its…