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China: Shanghai reports 322 confirmed, 3,625 asymptomatic local Covid-19 cases

Shanghai: China's Shanghai city reported 322 confirmed locally transmitted Covid-19 cases and 3,625 local asymptomatic cases on Sunday, the municipal health commission said Monday.

New Zealand reports first Omicron BA.5 variant case

Wellington: New Zealand reported its first case of Omicron BA.5 variant at the border amid 12,392 community cases during the weekend, said the Health Ministry on Sunday.

India records 3,451 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Sunday recorded 3,451 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement.

South Korea reports 40,064 new Covid-19 cases

Seou/UNI/Xinhua: South Korea reported 40,064 new Covid-19 cases as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 17,544,398, the health authorities said Sunday.

New international partnerships needed to boost healthcare in Syria

New York:  As the protracted conflict in Syria continues to push millions deeper into poverty and increase their vulnerability to health risks, UN agencies and their partners met on Friday to spur action to revitalize the country’s embattled healthcare system.

Clean hands may make the difference between life and death – WHO report

New York: When good hand hygiene and other infection prevention and control (IPC) measures are followed, 70 per cent of infections can be prevented in health care settings, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report published on Friday.

UNICEF highlights devastating mental health dangers for Ukraine’s children

New York: Ten weeks into the war in Ukraine, UN humanitarians on Friday said that they were urgently ramping up efforts to provide vulnerable children with specialist and psychosocial support, amid “tremendous” mental health needs and ongoing dangers linked to the Russian invasion and sexual and gender-based violence.

India records 3,805 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths

New Delhi: India recorded 3,805 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity touched 0.78 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

COVID-19 surge in China: Asian Games postponed

Hangzhou: Asian Games 2022, due to take place in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25, have been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Friday.

Nearly 15 million deaths directly or indirectly linked to COVID-19

New York: Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday in new data on excess mortality attributable to the disease.

India registers 3,545 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

New Delhi: India recorded 3,545 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 0.76 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

India has maximum deaths due to Covid, says WHO in report, govt calls it incorrect, statistically unsound

New Delhi/IBNS: India has strongly objected to the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s use of the mathematical model to calculate the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the Asian country, saying the "figure is totally removed from reality".

Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease: Care Through Non-Governmental Initiatives

It appears that in India, diabetes and hypertension are responsible for 40% -50% of all cases of chronic renal failure.

Record profits, while COVID treatment often ‘out of reach’ for the poor

New York: While reported COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline, Omicron sub-variants are driving an increase in the Americas and Africa, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, noting the disparity between profits being made, and treatments available in the developing world.

Himachal Pradesh: Four die in car accident at Shimla district

Shimla/UNI: Four People traveling died when their car fell down at Chupadi near Rohru of Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday evening, spokesperson of state disaster management authority confirmed Thursday.