Sunday, November 27, 2022

Dr Soumya Swaminathan

WHO sounds alarm on new Covid-19 wave

Chief scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Soumya Swaminathan, on Thursday said some countries may see “another wave of infections” with the XBB subvariant of Omicron, a variant of COVID-19 virus.In India, at least 18 cases of...

Global pandemic treaty draft to be ready in 18 months

The draft for the global pandemic treaty aimed at equitable distribution of vaccines and drugs, data sharing, genome sequencing and related research will be available in the next 18 months as most countries have agreed on it, said World...