WHO lauds Aarogya Setu app, says it helped in identifying COVID-19 clusters

WHO lauds Aarogya Setu app, says it helped in identifying COVID-19 clusters | India News

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus COVID-19, World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the Aarogya Setu app saying that the app has helped city public health departments to identify areas where clusters could be anticipated. Speaking at the Regional Committee of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean, Ghebreyesus…

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We cannot just wait for COVID-19 vaccine, must save lives with tools we have: WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

We cannot just wait for COVID-19 vaccine, must save lives with tools we have: WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus | World News

Geneva: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday (October 12, 2020) said that we cannot just wait for the COVID-19 vaccine but must save lives with tools we have at hand.  Ghebreyesus remarks came at the Regional Committee of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean. “Through the access…

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Unlock 4: Metro trains, political meets allowed; States to consult with Centre on local lockdowns

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued the Unlock 4 guidelines under which metro trains will be allowed to resume services from September 7 in a graded manner, while political, social and religious congregations of up to 100 people will be permitted from September 21. However, schools, colleges and other…

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Covid-19’s progress: Six months on, India has much to be relieved about the pandemic’s ravages

By Oommen C Kurian With a weak health system, India was expected to do badly during the Covid-19 pandemic. It was assumed that if the fight reached India’s perpetually overcrowded and under-resourced hospitals, there will be massive fatalities. However, even as 43,000 deaths are recorded after six months of the…

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