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WHO Approval To Covaxin Will Improve Ease Of Travel For Vaccinated Indians: MEA

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said 96 countries have either accepted WHO-approved vaccines, which would include both Covishield and Covaxin, or in some cases only Covishield or Covaxin.

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'We Trust Indian Industry, Bharat Biotech Submitting Data Regularly, Very Quickly': WHO Official On Covaxin EUL

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted EOI (Expression of Interest) to the World Health Organisation on April 19 for the vaccine's Emergency Use Listing (EUL).

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Supply Chains For Vaccine Raw Materials Must Be Kept Open: Sitharaman

Sitharaman highlighted the need of an international financial architecture to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe and supported the need of new financial instruments to focus and press forward green initiatives.

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WHO's Technical Group To Meet On Oct 26 To Consider Emergency Use Listing Of Covaxin

The WHO experts are currently reviewing this information and if it addresses all questions raised, the WHO assessment will be finalised next week.

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WHO To Take Final Decision Next Week On Approval To Bharat Biotech's Covaxin

WHO experts are currently reviewing this info & if it addresses all questions raised, WHO assessment will be finalized next week, WHO said in a series of tweets.

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Decision On Bharat Biotech's Covaxin EUL In October: WHO

Submissions to WHO for prequalification or listing under the emergency use procedure are confidential. If a product submitted for assessment is found to meet the criteria for listing, the WHO will publish the results widely.

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The Latest: WHO Endorses Antibody Treatment For Some People

The UN health agency said the new advice was based on evidence from experimental trials, including a British-run study that is the world''s largest for testing potential COVID-19 treatments.

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WHO Recommends Antibody Treatment For Critical Covid Patients

The trial shows that casirivimab and imdevimab may reduce the risk of hospitalisation and duration of symptoms in those at the highest risk of severe diseases, such as unvaccinated, older, or immunosuppressed patients.

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India's Decision To Resume Covid-19 Vaccine Shipments Important Development: WHO Chief

India stopped the export of COVID-19 vaccines after the second wave of the pandemic hit the country in April this year.

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WHO's Approval For Covaxin Likely This Month

Covaxin is one of the six vaccines that have received emergency use authorisation from India's drug regulator and is being used in the nationwide inoculation programme, along with Covishield and Sputnik V.

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Strengthening Health Emergency Security Systems Top Priority: WHO

Strengthening emergency risk management has been a flagship priority programme of the WHO South-East Asia Region since 2014, which has consistently been scaling up response capacities since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, a mega disaster that hit six countries of the Region.

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India In Need Of 4.3 Million More Nurses By 2024 To Meet WHO Norms: Nurses Bodies

United States President Joe Biden, she said, has said many times that there are a few countries that wanted the US to stay in Afghanistan more than China and Russia because it would have tied up American owned resources, the US military and its financial assets and options.

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India On Track To Achieve WHO-Recommended Doctor-Population Ratio: NITI Aayog Member Vinod Paul

DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma highlighted the contribution of the department in the development and progress of the country in the last 50 years and its efforts to make India a science, technology and innovation power in the world.

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WHO: 3.4m Global Virus Cases Last Week, Up 12%

WHO has urged countries to commit to vaccinating at least 40% of every country’s population by the end of the year.

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Spread Of Covid-19's Delta Variant Will Substantially Up Cases, Put Pressure On Healthcare: WHO

The global number of new cases reported last week (July 5-11, 2021) was nearly 3 million, a 10 per cent increase as compared to the previous week.

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