Covid Still Kills 1,700 A Week Around World: WHO

Covid Still Kills 1,700 A Week Around World: WHO

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sounded a warning on declining vaccine coverage. Geneva: Covid-19 is still killing around 1,700 people a week around the world, the World Health Organization said Thursday, as it urged at-risk populations to keep up with their vaccinations against the disease. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sounded a warning on declining … Read more

World Blood Donor Day 2024: Date, History, Significance And All That You Need To Know | World News

World Blood Donor Day 2024: Date, History, Significance And All That You Need To Know | World News

The World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14 of every year all over the world. It is a crucial event established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to promote awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. History: In … Read more

Flash floods in Afghanistan sweep away livelihoods, leaving hundreds dead, missing

Flash floods in Afghanistan sweep away livelihoods, leaving hundreds dead, missing

Shopkeeper Nazer Mohammad ran home as soon as he heard about flash floods crashing into the outskirts of a provincial capital in northern Afghanistan. By the time he got there, there was nothing left, including his family of five. “Everything happened just all of a sudden. I came home, but there was no home there, … Read more

Hospitals In South Gaza Only Have 3 Days Of Fuel Left, Says WHO

Hospitals In South Gaza Only Have 3 Days Of Fuel Left, Says WHO

Israel-Gaza War: The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday that hospitals in the southern Gaza Strip have only three days of fuel left due to closed border crossings. This comes a day after Israel sent tanks into the southern city of Rafah and seized the nearby crossing into Egypt, which has been a crucial entry … Read more

Hepatitis Viruses Kill 3,500 People A Day: WHO

Hepatitis Viruses Kill 3,500 People A Day: WHO

Viral hepatitis is 2nd-biggest infectious killer, narrowly trailing tuberculosis. (Representational) More than 3,500 people die from hepatitis viruses every day and the global toll is rising, the World Health Organization warned on Tuesday, calling for swift action to fight the second-largest infectious killer. New data from 187 countries showed that the number of deaths from … Read more

‘100 Times Worse Than Covid’: Scientists Warn Of Lethal Bird Flu Pandemic | World News

‘100 Times Worse Than Covid’: Scientists Warn Of Lethal Bird Flu Pandemic | World News

NEW YORK: In a concerning development reported by the New York Post, experts have issued warnings about a potential bird flu pandemic, which they claim could be “100 times worse than COVID.” The discovery of a rare human case in Texas has raised alarms among scientists and health officials. The H5N1 avian flu, which emerged … Read more

Jaishankar As Relief Aid Sent Amid Deadly Cholera Outbreak

Jaishankar As Relief Aid Sent Amid Deadly Cholera Outbreak

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that India has dispatched relief material, including medicines, to Zambia to assist in managing the ongoing cholera outbreak. Jaishankar expressed India’s solidarity with Zambia during this challenging period, emphasising the importance of international cooperation in times of crisis. Jaishankar posted on X along with a … Read more

WHO Chief Breaks Down Describing ‘Hellish’ Gaza Conditions

WHO Chief Breaks Down Describing ‘Hellish’ Gaza Conditions

WHO Chief warned that more people in Gaza would die of starvation and disease. (File) Geneva: The head of the World Health Organization called for a ceasefire and a “true solution” to the Israel-Palestinian conflict in an emotional plea to the global health body’s governing body on Thursday where he described conditions in Gaza as … Read more

WHO says al-Shifa hospital a ‘bloodbath’

WHO says al-Shifa hospital a ‘bloodbath’

WHO coordinator tells DW about what he saw at al-Shifa hospital Sean Casey, an emergency medical teams coordinator for the World Health Organization (WHO) spoke to DW about the current state of hospitals and health services in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, 19 December highlighting the precarious situation facing health service providers and civilians caught up in … Read more

The World Health Organization chief

The World Health Organization chief

Gaza hospitals have come under bombardment as part of Israel’s response to Hamas’ attacks. (File) Geneva: The World Health Organization chief said on Sunday it will be all but impossible to improve the “catastrophic” health situation in Gaza even as the board passed an emergency WHO motion by consensus to secure more medical access. Palestinian … Read more