– globalbihari bureau Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made it categorical that while the COVID-19 outbreak was accelerating, “we have clearly not reached the peak of the pandemic”. With several scientists now pointing at the “evidence” of airborne transmission of the dreaded virus, WHO Director General Dr TedrosContinue Reading

– globalbihari bureau New York : United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has warned that COVID-19 pandemic is reversing decades of progress on poverty and hunger. Delivering the keynote address at the Economic and Social Council’s integration segment on Tuesday via video conference, he said the pandemic had placed “evenContinue Reading

– globalbihari bureau Geneva: Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) survey conducted ahead of the International AIDS Society’s biannual conference. Twenty-four countries reported having either aContinue Reading

– globalbihari bureau Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) stated on Wednesday that  it expected  coronavirus cases to reach a total of 10 million “within the next week”. “This is a sober reminder that even as we continue research into vaccines and therapeutics, we have an urgent responsibility to do everythingContinue Reading

– globalbihari bureau New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a 3-day visit to Moscow at the invitation of the Russian Defence Minister to attend the 75th Anniversary of Victory Day Parade, stated after meeting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov in Moscow on Wednesday, that Russia’s responseContinue Reading