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French fury after Sanofi says US to get COVID-19 vaccine first
The French multinational's chief executive Paul Hudson said Wednesday that the US would get first dibs because its government was helping to fund its vaccine research.
China says supports WHO, opposes US, others trying to politicise COVID-19
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/CHINA-INVESTIGATION (URGENT)China says supports ...
India to test four drugs for Covid-19 as part of the WHO solidarity trial
On Wednesday the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) announce...
SC seek Centre's response on plea for evacuating Indian students stranded in UK
A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to take instructions on the issue and posted the matter for hearing on April 13. The plea has said that governments of the UK and Germany have approached the Centre to facilitate return of their nationals stranded in India due to lockdown here.
Coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis: WHO's Tedros Adhanom
he World Health Organization (WHO) has called COVID-19 pandemic an unprecedented global crisis. “The COVID19 pandemic is an unprecedented gl...
WHO sees "potentially positive data" on COVID-19 treatments
The World Health Organization spokeswoman Margaret Harris said in a virtual briefing that we do have some treatments that seem to be in very early studies limiting the severity or the length of the illness but still nothing that can kill or stop the virus.
COVID-19: 'None of us is safe until all': UN chief; Nations pledge USD 8 bn for medicine research
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks came as the world leaders on Monday pledged 7.4 billion euros (approximately USD 8.2 billion) to support the research and development for medicines to fight the COVID-19 which has so far killed over 2.5 lakh people and infected more than 3.6 million globally.
Taiwan rebuffs WHO, says China has no right to represent it
Taiwan's exclusion from WHO, due to China's objections which considers the island one of its provinces, has infuriated Taipei, which says this has created a dangerous gap in the global fight against the coronavirus.
Funds raised for Covid-19 vaccine "Powerful" show of solidarity: WHO
Geneva: The World Health Organization hailed the billions of euros raised Monday during a teleconference of world leaders to boost developme...
Coronavirus: SC refuses to pass any blanket order for release of prisoners above 50 years
A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices L Nageswara Rao said it doesn't know what the government thinks about the issue but in the court's view it should be case by case.
WHO says no evidence that people with coronavirus are immunised
"There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from #COVID19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection," WHO said in a statement.
US will make sure other countries know that coronavirus originated in China: Pompeo
"... and that they (China) failed to comply with their most fundamental obligations as a nation, and importantly, too, failed to comply with the international health regulations of the World Health Organization and then did a lot of things – and we can talk about them at great length – to cover that up,” Pompeo accused
Why has Spain been hit so hard by the coronavirus pandemic?
In Spain, one of the hardest-hit countries in the pandemic, the coronavirus spread quickly and widely without being detected, especially among the elderly.
India co-sponsors resolution calling for equitable access to coronavirus vaccines
The 193-Member General Assembly adopted the Mexico-drafted resolution 'International cooperation to ensure global access to medicines, vaccines and medical equipment to face COVID-19' by consensus on Monday.
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