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What The FAQ: What is the Lambda variant and should India be concerned about the new COVID strain?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called the Lambda variant, which is the seventh COVID-19 variant that has been classified as a 'Variant of Interest'

Published on 9th July 2021
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Apollo Hospital releases 56-chapter textbook on COVID-19

The book also includes statistical insights, scientific data and plethora of new reports collated from the World Health Organization

Published on 11th June 2021
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Human Rights Watch pushes Japan to update archaic law on changing gender 

Human Rights Watch said that the requirements contradict Japan's international human rights obligations and are opposed by the World Health Organization and other medical organisations

Published on 25th May 2021
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Researchers suggest transitioning to cities that promote mobility for better heart health

The World Health Organization regional office for Europe has advocated urban planning which supports cycling and walking and improves air quality

Published on 19th May 2021
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US Schools are considering possibility of allowing students to be seated closer together

Other organisations have issued more relaxed guidelines, including the World Health Organization, which urges 1 meter in schools

Published on 16th March 2021
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In a breakthrough study, University of Cambridge researchers claim Remdesivir is highly effective against COVID-19

Results from large clinical trials have been inconclusive and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in October that the drug did not significantly reduce mortality rates

Published on 14th December 2020
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WHO urges Southeast Asia region members to bolster essential health services hit by COVID-19

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged the member nations of its southeast Asia region to maintain essential health services and accelerate resumption of healthcare facilities

Published on 6th August 2020
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JNU researchers develop drug molecules against amoebiasis-causing protozoa

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Entamoeba histolytica is the third-leading cause of morbidity and mortality due to parasitic disease in humans

Published on 14th June 2020
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Health officials in Belgium are now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine 

The announcement came after the World Health Organization said it would temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments

Published on 27th May 2020
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Chinese government will provide $2 billion to help tackle COVID-19, says Xi Jinping

He made the announcement from Beijing on Monday via video-conference at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO)

Published on 19th May 2020
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COVID-19: Adidas announces the #HOMETEAMHERO challenge

For every hour of tracked activity, adidas will donate $1 to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization 

Published on 14th May 2020
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An OS update on Google Wear now has a feature that will remind you to wash your hands frequently

Earlier, Google collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) to release a new assistant command that sings people through washing their hands properly

Published on 17th April 2020
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Climate change poses lifelong health risk for children of future generations: Lancelot Countdown report 

The Lancet Countdown is a coalition of 35 major institutions including the World Health Organization and the World Bank

Published on 14th November 2019
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UN report says that India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme which monitors global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

Published on 3rd September 2018

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