Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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WHO approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

While many countries rely on their own regulatory systems for vaccine approvals, some countries with weak system depend on WHO's nod to a great extent for rolling out their national vaccination programmes.

Fake vaccines may hit market: Europol

EU’s law enforcement agency warns organised crime syndicates already on the job

WHO pre-qualifies Biological E’s typhoid vaccine

Hyderabad: Biological E has said that its Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) has been pre-qualified by the World Health Organization (WHO), making the company one...

Study suggests exercise may protect bone health after weight loss surgery

The study randomised 84 patients undergoing weight loss surgery to an exercise group or a control group for 11 months.

‘Mission Bhagiratha water safer than RO plant water’

Awareness drive planned in fluoride-hit villages of Nalgonda district from this month

WHO warns countries with falling cases to stay ‘vigilant’

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 61.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.44 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

National Ability Summit: A platform for disability inclusion

The event will see speakers from around the world on live panel discussions on social media platforms spanning over two days.

WHO warns against remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment

The antiviral is one of only two medicines currently authorized to treat Covid-19 patients across the world.

Students of PMS Bowenpally observe National Epilepsy Day

The students also brought out the fact that lavender is the international colour for epilepsy and is also a colour that symbolises solitude.

DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic

The World Health Organization said the latest outbreak had killed 55 people among 119 confirmed and 11 probable cases since it began in June.

Tipping point

Developments on vaccine front offer a tentative timeline on when it could be available on a mass scale

Second Covid wave looms over Telangana

State health officials cite Kerala’s experience in handling pandemic; warn people against lowering guard

First lady unseen as Trump restarts campaign after COVID-19

Trump has an aggressive schedule with campaign rallies set for every day this week in Pennsylvania, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia and back to Florida.

China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines

China said it joined the global initiative to make its vaccines a global good and make them available to developing countries on a priority.

China joins deal to get Covid-19 vaccine to poorer nations

The deal gives China, the country where the virus first emerged, a prominent role in the global effort to share vaccines with less-developed countries.

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