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New vaccine to bolster fight against COVID-19

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New Delhi, Feb 25: India’s armoury of vaccines against Covid-19 has got a new weapon, with the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approving Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited’s CORBEVAX. The vaccine has been approved for administration both to adults and children in the age group …

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More than half a billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs

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Monitoring universal health coverage – WHO COVID-19 pandemic disrupts health services worldwide DUBAI/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC — 12 December 2021 — New evidence compiled by the World Health Organization and the World Bank shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to halt two decades of global progress towards Universal Health Coverage. The …

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India became the first lower-middle-income country to pass best-practice trans fat elimination policies

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Countries with regulations protecting people from industrially produced trans fat tripled over the past year WHO report reveals people in high-income countries are protected by policies on trans fat elimination, but low-income countries are being left behind Geneva, 7 December 2021 —Forty countries now have best-practice trans fat elimination policies …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 30 November 2021

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No data of farmers who died, hence no question of compensation: Center The central government on Tuesday said there was no data on how many farmers died during the year-long agitation demanding repeal of three controversial agriculture laws, so the question of providing financial assistance does not arise. MSP will …

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Zika Virus Disease in India

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Disease Outbreak News – Zika Virus Disease – India First Zika virus disease case in Kerala. New Delhi/Geneva 15 October 2021: On 8 July 2021, a Zika virus (ZIKV) infection was laboratory-confirmed in a resident of Kerala state, south-west India. This represents the first Zika virus disease case ever reported …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed racial and ethnic disparities in the United States: NCI study

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NCI study highlights pandemic’s disproportionate impact on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino adults The global COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino individuals in the United States, causing more deaths by population size, both directly and indirectly, in these groups compared with white …

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Solar and wind are the stars of our energy system: UN Secretary-General

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 28, 2018 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks to reporters during a press encounter at the UN headquarters in New York, Nov. 28, 2018. Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for strong leadership in the global fight against climate change. (Xinhua/Li Muzi/IANS)

Clean, Renewable Energy Is ‘the Difference between Life and Death’, Will Prevent Climate Catastrophe, Secretary-General Tells High-Level Dialogue New Delhi, 25th September 2021. UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ has said that We cannot wait another 40 years.  The age of renewable, affordable energy access for all must start today. He was …

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