Epidemiological studies will begin in Wuhan to identify the potential source of early cases of COVID-19, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Post-COVID care: Take it easy on daily chores; try these techniques to manage fatigue, conserve energy
Given what we know about COVID-19 and the immense impact it has on patients’ lives, the road to recovery is expected to be more intense
A recent report by Lancet Commission indicates that taking action against certain lifestyle risk factors at an early age can reduce the risk of developing dementia later in life to a large extent
To promote breastfeeding and its many benefits for the mother and child, the WHO celebrates the week between 1 and 7 August every year as the World Breastfeeding Week.
Besides adding to medical waste, usage of medical grade gloves by the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic, can create a shortage of supplies for healthcare workers
In the first days of the outbreak, WHO prefered to communicate over Twitter, which goes against the agreed communication plan in the 2005 IHR.
COVID-19 herd immunity will take time, easier to achieve with vaccine, says WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan
The chief scientist at the global health body said that more waves of coronavirus would be required to get to a stage of natural immunity
Researchers have shown that pooled testing is about as accurate as individual testing in pools as large as eight people.
Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies program, cautioned schools about re-opening until community transmission of COVID-19 is under control.
The petition said the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing the transmission of COVID-19 even after being notified by the WHO in early January
Post COVID-19 care: Here are some exercises and positions to manage breathlessness during recovery from coronavirus infection
The WHO says that a few positions are likely to reduce breathlessness.
N95 masks with valves 'detrimental' to curb the spread of COVID-19: Health Ministry letter to states
Masks like the N95 filters in clean air that the user inhales but the valves release exhaled, contaminated air back into the environment.
A 14-year-old girl was admitted to a Mumbai hospital with rashes and high fever, classic symptoms of Kawasaki syndrome.
Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country
The US alone accounts for over 37 lakh COVID-19 cases, while Brazil has reported 20 lakh and India, 10 lakh.
If previous pandemics have taught us anything it is that every pandemic eventually comes to an end. It depends on how religiously the masses follow the right measures and in what way the pathogen evolves
Social distancing alone will not slow the spread of the Coronavirus, other preventive steps need to be taken as well
If social distancing "alone" is to be implemented longer than two weeks, a moderate shut down could be more effective for the society than a stricter complete shut-down.
The 75 countries, which would finance the vaccines from public budgets, will partner with up to 90 poorer countries to provide them with access.
Serum Institute conducted a three-phase clinical trial of the vaccine in India along with trials in the West African nation of The Gambia.
The coronavirus is invisible, but seemingly everywhere, requires close contact to spread, but reached around the globe faster than any pandemic in history.
Disrupted health service in low-middle income countries might lead to increase in HIV, TB, malaria related deaths due to COVID-19 pandemic
Maintaining access to ART for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and distribution of insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria could mitigate the broader health impact of the virus.