COVID-19 | Omicron variant poses very high global risk, says WHO

COVID-19 | Omicron variant poses very high global risk, says WHO

The heavily mutated Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally and poses a very…

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COVID-19 | South Africa calls for immediate reversal of travel ban

COVID-19 | South Africa calls for immediate reversal of travel ban

‘It is a clear and completely unjustified departure from the commitment made at the G-20…

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COVID-19 | WHO says it is not yet clear if Omicron variant causes more severe disease

COVID-19 | WHO says it is not yet clear if Omicron variant causes more severe disease

However, the agency reiterated that preliminary evidence suggests there may be a higher risk of…

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Covid Omicron variant: BCCI should consult government before sending cricket team to South Africa, says Anurag Thakur | Cricket News – Times of India

Covid Omicron variant: BCCI should consult government before sending cricket team to South Africa, says Anurag Thakur | Cricket News – Times of India

BAGHPAT: Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday said that…

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B.1.1.529 declared COVID-19 ‘variant of concern’, renamed Omicron

B.1.1.529 declared COVID-19 ‘variant of concern’, renamed Omicron

The classification puts Omicron into the most-troubling category of COVID-19 variants, along with the globally-dominant…

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B.1.1.529 declared COVID-19 ‘variant of concern’, renamed Omicron

WHO names new COVID-19 strain Omicron, designates it a ‘variant of concern’

U.N. health agency has cautioned against travel curbs over the new variant. The World Health…

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Bharat Biotech’s partner seeks Covaxin nod in US for children between 2 and 18 years – ET HealthWorld

Bharat Biotech’s partner seeks Covaxin nod in US for children between 2 and 18 years – ET HealthWorld

Bharat Biotech’s partner in the United States for the Covid-19 vaccine-Ocugen on Friday sought emergency…

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U.S. to lift all travel restrictions for fully-vaccinated incoming foreign nationals from November 8

U.S. to lift all travel restrictions for fully-vaccinated incoming foreign nationals from November 8

Fully vaccinated travellers will continue to be required to show a pre-departure negative test taken…

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Investment in healthcare should not be considered as expenditure: Dr Soumya Swaminathan – ET HealthWorld

Investment in healthcare should not be considered as expenditure: Dr Soumya Swaminathan – ET HealthWorld

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist of the World Health Organisation (WHO), on Thursday said investment…

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WHO seeks ‘additional clarifications’ from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin to conduct final ‘risk-benefit assessment’ – ET HealthWorld

WHO seeks ‘additional clarifications’ from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin to conduct final ‘risk-benefit assessment’ – ET HealthWorld

The World Health Organisation’s technical advisory group on Tuesday sought “additional clarifications” from Bharat Biotech…

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India committed to supplying COVID-19 vaccines to other nations; exports to begin by year end, says official

India committed to supplying COVID-19 vaccines to other nations; exports to begin by year end, says official

The official, however, added that the supply of vaccines to other nations will have to…

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WHO’s advisory group set to meet on October 26 to decide on Covaxin EUL approval – ET HealthWorld

WHO’s advisory group set to meet on October 26 to decide on Covaxin EUL approval – ET HealthWorld

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Tuesday…

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WHO to meet next week to consider emergency use listing of India’s Covaxin

WHO to meet next week to consider emergency use listing of India’s Covaxin

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted EOI to the World Health Organisation…

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New drugs, cosmetics and medical devices bill should align with MDR 2017, says MTaI – ET HealthWorld

New drugs, cosmetics and medical devices bill should align with MDR 2017, says MTaI – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: A high-level government committee was constituted back in September 2021 to draft the…

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