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WHO recommends two new lifesaving medicines to treat Ebola

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for countries to improve access to two lifesaving Ebola medicines, in its first guidelines on the viral disease, published on Friday.

India registers 13,272 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 13,272 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched  4.21 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

Chile: Monkeypox cases surpass 200

Buenos Aires: The number of registered monkeypox cases has surpassed 200 in Chile, the country’s Ministry of Health informs.

WHO warns of disease threat amid Horn of Africa drought

New York: The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday highlighted the need to support millions facing starvation and disease in the Horn of Africa.

Monkeypox cases top 35,000: WHO

New York: Monkeypox infections continue to rise globally, with more than 35,000 cases across 92 countries and territories, and 12 deaths, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday.

India records 15,754 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India added 15,754 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 3.47 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

Quebec’s lack of transparency leading to hesitancy over COVID-19 boosters: Health experts

Quebec/IBNS: Quebec’s Health experts reportedly have attributed the provincial government’s failure to be transparent and manage people’s expectations as one among various reasons why Quebecers are hesitating in getting their COVID-19 booster shots.

India reports 12,608 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 12,608 new Covid-19 cases while the toll went up by 72 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said Thursday.

Millions more children to benefit from world’s first malaria vaccine: UNICEF

New York: The pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world’s first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Tuesday.

India records 9,062 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 9,062 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 2.49 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Delhi sees rise in hospitalisations after Covid spike, 8-10 deaths daily

New Delhi/IBNS: Hospitalisations are up in Delhi as Covid-19 cases reported a surge prompting authorities to urge people to wear masks and observe precautions related to the disease.

India records drop in daily count as 8,813 fresh COVID-19 cases registered in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India witnessed a drop in daily count as 8,813 fresh COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19

Washington/UNI: Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that he had tested positive for COVID-19 despite having received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the novel coronavirus.

UK approves first Covid booster vaccine targeting Omicron variants

London: The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said on Monday that it has approved the first COVID-19 booster vaccine developed by US-based pharmaceutical company Moderna that targets original and Omicron strains.

Marshall Islands witnesses surge in COVID-19 cases

Marshall Islands: Marshall Islands is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases just days after the nation registered  its first local spread of the virus.