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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus WHO
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World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

According to official Covid death records, 0.59 crore people died between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2021. But the new study estimated 1.82 crore excess deaths occurred over the same period, and India alone accounted for an estimated 22 per cent of the global total deaths.
Covid-19 vaccination
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Vaccine Injustice is a Shame on all Humanity: WHO

At the briefing, Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead on Covid-19 noted that while data from some countries indicate that the delta variant causes an increased risk of hospitalisation, it is preventing deaths.
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Bharat Biotech’s Rotavac 5D receives WHO prequalification

Bharat Biotech developed the first generation, rotavirus vaccine, Rotavac under a public-private partnership with the Department of Biotechnology, and 16 other international partners, making it the largest ever social innovation project for public health.