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What The FAQ: Is Marburg virus the new Coronavirus and should we be scared about it?

According to the World Health Organisation, this virus has the potential to spread wide and fast. Should this new virus worry you?

Published on 12th August 2021
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India supports call for detailed studies on the origins of Coronavirus

In March, the World Health Organisation (WHO) came out with a report on the origins of the virus but it had failed to meet the expectations of the US and several other leading countries

Published on 28th May 2021
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What The FAQ: Is it safe to vaccinate kids against COVID-19? Which countries have implemented it?

In today's FAQ, we speak about vaccination for children, which countries have taken it up already and what does World Health Organisation say about it

Published on 22nd May 2021
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This hydrogel by Swedish researchers treats wounds and also protects against resistant bacteria

The new material offers great hope for combating a growing global problem. The World Health Organisation describes antibiotic-resistant bacteria as one of the greatest threats to global health

Published on 11th May 2021
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Global study on COVID-19 origins finds lab origin 'extremely unlikely'

Experts from the World Health Organisation and China jointly conducted the research in China and made an assessment of the likelihood of possible pathways

Published on 31st March 2021
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Coronavirus origin-tracing mission in Wuhan independent: WHO

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference from Geneva, that it's an independent study which is composed of independent individuals from ten institutions

Published on 16th February 2021
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Parents should ensure that children below the age of five be administered polio vaccine on Jan 17: Harsh Vardhan

Recalling the last case of polio virus in the country, exactly 10 years ago during January 2011 in West Bengal, he said the World Health Organisation certified India as polio-free in 2014

Published on 8th January 2021
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Lack of social bonding triggers anxiety, heart ailments among urban Indians amid COVID: Study

As per an estimate by the World Health Organisation, with around 1.7 million deaths in 2016 being attributed to this dreaded ailment, heart disease is the leading cause of deaths in India

Published on 29th September 2020
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Fret not, ice creams or frozen desserts do not cause COVID-19, says IICMA

WHO (World Health Organisation) has clarified that no types of ice cream or frozen foods can spread the virus and that there is no scientific evidence to support that claim

Published on 13th May 2020
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Battling COVID-19: LPU's suraksha 'Kawach' vibrates, glows if someone steps into user's 1-metre safe space

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended a minimum of one-metre distance between oneself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing

Published on 27th March 2020
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Schools, colleges, cinemas to remain shut in Odisha till March 31: Naveen Patnaik

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday had declared the coronavirus outbreak a 'pandemic' and expressed deep concern

Published on 13th March 2020
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Twitter makes work from home compulsory for its employees after WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on March 11 declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. The virus has spread globally, infecting over 118,000 people and killing more than 4,000

Published on 12th March 2020
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Pollution shocker: Chennai breathes toxic air 100 days in a year

The World Health Organisation prescribes 25 ug/m3 as safe limit, while India has fixed a standard of 60 ug/m3

Published on 25th November 2019
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Now, you can check your hearing with WHO's new and free hearing screening app

According to the World Health Organisation, up to 1.1 billion young people (between the ages of 12–35 years) are at risk of experiencing hearing loss due to exposure to noise

Published on 28th February 2019

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