No Indian partner yet for production or distribution; results not final
Swasthya Sathi will now include Bengal’s entire population: Mamata
COVID-19: Cities become hotspots again
Delhi hasn’t done enough to contain COVID-19, Centre tells Supreme Court
Devastated by disease in the past, Samoa is on high alert after recent coronavirus scares
Memories of the deadly 2019 measles outbreak were still fresh; add to that social media comparisons to the infamous ...
Special alert, crackdown: How Bihar is handling COVID-19 surge
The state witnessed a surge in COVID-19 cases after assembly elections, festival season
COVID-19 December guidelines: Offices in areas with 10% positivity rates should stagger timings
Home ministry issues norms for December amid surge in pandemic; states can now fine you for not wearing masks
New antimicrobial toolkit by WHO, OIE, FAO aims to fill data gaps
Their report called for implementation of standards on antimicrobial use in a comprehensive manner across all five stages of ...
PM asks states to gear up for COVID-19 vaccine distribution
Russian developers claim 95% efficacy in interim results of Sputnik V
Why the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is now a global game changer
There were no cases of severe COVID-19 in those who received the vaccine. And it seems to generate a ...
COVID-19 vaccine: Oxford-AstraZeneca up to 90% effective in late stage trial
Adenovirus vaccine can be stored at 2-8°C; company to apply for emergency authorisation
Three UN organisations launch a new global coalition of global leaders to tackle AMR
20-member group to be co-chaired by Bangladesh and Barbados prime ministers
Lessons learnt tackling COVID-19 can be used in global AMR response: Report
Increased investment, availability and accessibility of health infrastructure and global cooperation key to tackling AMR, it says
AMR week: Antimalaria drug resistance not alarming but growing fast, says WHO report
Three states in India’s North East reported resistance to commonly used drug against malaria
AMR in post-COVID-19 world: New report calls for response prioritisation
The report calls for a clear need to rethink AMR’s position as part of the global health agenda as ...
In a first, WHO commits to eliminate cervical cancer globally
The global health body aims to reduce more than 40% new cases by 2050 through vaccination, screening and treatment
WHO nod to first emergency use vaccine can tackle rising vaccine-derived poliovirus cases
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus occurs if a population is poorly vaccinated and there are enough susceptible children for excreted poliovirus ...
Race to procure COVID-19 vaccine doses: Where do countries stand?
India has confirmed the maximum number of doses at 1.6 billion
Countries don’t report disease outbreaks soon enough: WHO chief Ghebreyesus
United Nations health organisation report on IHR implementation tabled in the 73rd World Health Assembly paints a mixed picture
Not even a glimmer of hope for health worldwide, warns report
Epidemic of chronic diseases, social inequalities and COVID-19 will worsen the future of global health
World Health Assembly to adopt resolution to strengthen preparedness for health emergencies
The resolution urges WHO members to increase domestic investment and ensure public funding for health emergency preparedness
COVID-19 in India: Less than half the tests are RT-PCR
We are witnessing third spike in Delhi which is bigger than the second one: ICMR D-G
Need emergency action to avert measles and polio epidemics, warn UN bodies
$655 million would be needed to address the immunity gaps in non-Gavi eligible countries and target age groups
COVID-19: Reasons behind Kerala’s second wave and how state is handling it
Active case pool in the state second-highest in country after Maharashtra
ICMR D-G is wrong; Kawasaki disease in children post-COVID has been reported in India
Shut down schools if positivity rate goes up to more than 5 per cent: IAP chief