Cipla Health Ltd launches cofsils face mask

While the World Health Organisation (WHO) has emphasised the significance of wearing a face mask to prevent transmission of the virus from one another, every individual is advised to follow this measure at all times while travelling outdoors and interacting with others. Continue Reading

WHO says people not to be afraid of coronavirus entering food chain

There is no evidence to suggest that Covid-19-causing coronavirus is being spread by food or packaging, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Continue Reading

Corona re-infection not confirmed: WHO

A senior expert of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that although there are some cases suggesting that an individual may have been re-infected with COVID-19, it’s still not confirmed. Continue Reading

WHO says Covid-19 seems to lack seasonal pattern, making it harder to control

World Health Organisation’s emergencies chief Dr Michael Ryan has said that Covid doesn’t seem to follow the seasonal patterns that some viruses exhibit, making it harder to control. Continue Reading

‘Impact of climatic variations will be felt more strongly in future’

Sowmya Swaminathan, chief scientist, World Health Organisation, has said, “we live in unusual times due to the pandemic, which has brought to the forefront now more than ever the need to live cohesively with the environment.” Continue Reading

Continue to breastfeed infants even if you have coronavirus: WCD

The government has instructed all field functionaries and healthcare providers to reassure mothers to initiate and continue to breastfeed their infants as per guidelines even if they have tested positive for Covid-19. Continue Reading

As Coronavirus cases surge, WHO calls for emergency committee meet

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that he will reconvene the Emergency Committee on Thursday to re-evaluate the coronavirus pandemic, as the global Covid-19 cases doubled over the last six weeks. Continue Reading