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WHO says 99% of world’s population breathes poor-quality air

WHO says 99% of world’s ...

Geneva, April 4 (PTI/AP): The UN health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn’t meet its standards for air quality, calling...

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One-third of world’s population yet to receive a Covid vaccine, says WHO chief

One-third of world’s pop...

Geneva, March 31 (IANS): Even as some high-income countries have rolled out fourth and fifth Covid vaccine doses, one-third of the world’s population is yet...

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Global Covid-19 cases on rise again despite reduced testing, says WHO

Global Covid-19 cases on rise ...

Geneva, March 17 (IANS): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sounded the alarm over a global spike in Covid-19 cases, despite reduced testing and several...

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WHO: Global Covid-19 case counts decline 17 per cent in latest week

WHO: Global Covid-19 case coun...

Geneva, Feb. 9 (PTI/AP): The World Health Organisation says coronavirus case counts fell 17 per cent worldwide over the last week compared to the previous...

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Risk persists even though Covid cases starting reduce in parts of India — WHO

Risk persists even though Covi...

New Delhi, Jan. 29 (PTI): Even though some cities or states in India may be beginning to see plateauing of Covid-19 cases, the risk persists...

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WHO staff complaint, email allege racism and abuse in Asia

WHO staff complaint, email all...

Geneva, Jan. 27 (PTI/AP): Current and former staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical...

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Over 21 million new Covid-19 cases reported globally last week — WHO

Over 21 million new Covid-19 c...

United Nations/Geneva, Jan. 26 (PTI): Over 21 million new coronavirus cases were reported around the world last week, representing the highest number of weekly cases...

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WHO chief warns against talk of ‘endgame’ in pandemic

WHO chief warns against talk o...

Geneva, Jan. 24 (PTI/AP): The head of the World Health Organisation is warning that conditions remain ideal for more coronavirus variants to emerge and says...

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WHO cautions against concurrent outbreaks of Covid-19, other diseases

WHO cautions against concurren...

Geneva, Jan. 13 (IANS): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned and urged for preparedness against concurrent outbreaks of Covid-19 and other respiratory diseases during...

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Omicron quickly overtaking Delta globally in terms of circulation — WHO

Omicron quickly overtaking Del...

United Nations/Geneva, Jan. 12 (PTI): Omicron is quickly overtaking the Delta variant of Covid-19 and becoming dominant around the world, a senior WHO official has...

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