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Harry Styles, Ed Sheeran donate personal favs to WHO for Ukraine

Geneva/IBNS: British music stars Harry Styles and Ed Sheeran, US basketball legend Shaquille O´Neal and other celebrities will donate personal objects for a campaign launched Saturday to support healthcare in Ukraine.

Build momentum to ‘finish the job’ and end COVID-19 pandemic, Guterres urges

New York: Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres, took part in a High-Level event at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, noting the encouraging progress that has been made towards ending the COVID-19 pandemic, while acknowledging that work still needs to be done to ensure the most vulnerable are protected.

Maharashtra reports 611 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra has recorded 611 new Covid-19 cases and two coronavirus-related deaths, as per health bulletin Saturday.

India reports 4,912 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI: As many as 4,912 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in India, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Noncommunicable diseases now ‘top killers globally’ – UN health agency report

New York: From heart disease to cancer and diabetes, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) now outnumber infectious diseases as the “top killers globally,” the UN health agency said in a new report, released on Wednesday, with one person under 70 dying every two seconds from an NCD.

Seven Ebola cases, one death confirmed in Uganda, WHO scales up response

New York: The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Wednesday that it is speeding up efforts to respond to a fresh outbreak of the deadly, infectious Ebola disease in Uganda.

Maharashtra reports 550 new Covid-19 cases

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra has recorded 550 new Covid-19 cases and 3 coronavirus-related deaths, as per health bulletin on Friday.

India registers 5,383 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 5,383 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched  1.68 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

Gates Foundation commit USD 1.27 bln towards health & development goals

New York/UNI; The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced 1.27 billion US dollars of commitment to meet global goals in the fields of health and development.

Kolkata: CMRI celebrates young patients who successfully battled hearing disabilities

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), one of the multi-specialty hospitals in Kolkata, Wednesday celebrated young patients who have successfully battled hearing disabilities.

India reports 5,443 new Covid-19 cases

New Delhi/UNI: India reported 5,443 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total tally of active caseload to 46,342 as per the Health Ministry data Thursday.

Nightmares in middle age linked to dementia risk: Reports

London: People who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia later in life, according to research at the University of Birmingham.

Rare Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda

New York:  An outbreak of Ebola virus has been declared in Uganda after a case was confirmed in Mubende district, in the centre of the country.

India records 4,510 fresh COVID-19 cases

India registered  4,510 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 1.33 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

France approves Omicron-adapted vaccines for booster shot

Paris: The French national health authority (HAS) approved three bivalent mRNA vaccines against the Covid-19 Omicron variants for a booster shot during the vaccination campaign starting on October 18.