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WHO Declares Monkeypox Epidemic A Global Health Emergency

The head of the WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, broke the deadlock and declared the outbreak a PHEIC

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More Than 6,000 Monkeypox Cases Reported Globally: WHO

At its previous meeting on June 27, the committee decided that the outbreak, which has seen cases rising both in the African countries where it usually spreads and globally, was not yet a health emergency

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New COVID Omicron Sub-variant BA.2.75 Detected In India: WHO

On COVID-19, globally reported cases have increased nearly 30 per cent over the past two weeks. Four out of six of the WHO sub-regions saw cases increase in the last week,” Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing Wednesday. “In Europe and America, BA.4 and BA.5 are driving waves. In countries like India a new sub-lineage of BA.2.75 has also been detected, which we're following

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780 Confirmed Cases Of Monkepox From 27 Nations: WHO

The UN's health agency said that while epidemiological investigations are ongoing, most reported cases so far have been presented through sexual health or other health services in primary or secondary health care facilities

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To Contain Monkeypox Minimize Human Transmission: WHO

It is not clear yet whether the spread of monkeypox can be contained completely, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, adding that its goal was to contain the outbreak by stopping human-to-human transmission to the maximum extent possible

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WHO Says Monkeypox Containable

While the outbreak is unusual, it remains "containable", the WHO said, and it is convening further meetings to support member states with more advice on how to tackle the outbreak

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WHO Calls Emergency Meeting As Monkeypox Cases Cross 100 In Europe

In what Germany described as the largest outbreak in Europe ever, cases have been reported in at least eight European countries – Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom - as well as the United States, Canada and Australia

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WHO Clears Chinese Vaccine ‘Convidecia’ For Covid 19

According to WHO, CONVIDECIA is based on a modified human adenovirus that expresses the spike S protein of SARS-CoV-2. It is administered as a single dose

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India Releases 2020 Death Data Ahead Of WHO COVID Mortality Study

The WHO's estimate will be published on Thursday. India has opposed the methodology used by WHO

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Govt’s Focus On Affordable Healthcare: Modi On World Health Day

The government of India is working tirelessly to augment India’s health infrastructure, said Modi

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Omicron Coronavirus Variant Linked With High Risk Of Reinfection: Study

The team of researchers in South Africa noted that, in contrast, there is no population-wide epidemiological evidence of immune escape associated with the Beta or Delta variants.

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Investment In Health Care Shouldn't Be Considered As Expenditure: Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Constant monitoring of the environment, animals, and human pathogens will get a comprehensive look and one can make predictions modeling by using platforms like AI and other technologies to see what direction it is going, according to her.

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WHO 'Deeply Concerned' Over COVID Vaccines Approved For Emergency Use Not Being Recognised In All Countries

The Covishield vaccine, which has been developed by AstraZeneca, is manufactured in India by Pune-based Serum Institute of India.

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New Mu Variant Of COVID-19 Could Be More Vaccine-Resistant, Warns WHO

The cases of the Mu variant have also been reported in the UK, Europe, the US and Hong Kong. The new 'variant of interest' is being closely monitored

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WHO Leader Opposes 'Widespread' Use Of Boosters

Tedros says he’s called for a moratorium on booster shots at least until the end of September to allow those countries that are furthest behind to catch up.

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