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Pandemic Entering "New Phase," Yet Too Early To Drop Guard: WHO

WHO Regional Director for Europe warned that "it is far too early to relax" because new Covid-19 variants are almost certain to emerge.

Global Conditions Ideal For More Covid Variants To Emerge: WHO
Global Conditions Ideal For More Covid Variants To Emerge: WHO

"We will need to learn to manage it through a sustained and integrated system for acute respiratory diseases, which will provide a platform for preparedness for future pandemics."

More Variants?
OMICRON Not Last Variant: WHO

OMICRON Not Last Variant: WHO

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WHO To Bring Global System To Update Covid Shots Based On Flu Jab
WHO To Bring Global System To Update Covid Shots Based On Flu Jab

Although scientists say it is not yet necessary to tweak existing jabs, yet they warn of the emergence of a vaccine-evading variant. Thus, developing a global mechanism to make decisions about how and when to introduce these next generation jabs will be "critical".

WHO Warns Covid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Reovid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Records
WHO Warns Covid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Records

The WHO's emergencies director, Mike Ryan, also warned that Omicron's increased transmissibility is likely to drive a rise in hospitalisations and deaths, especially in nations where fewer people are vaccinated.

Omicron Causing Hospitalisations, Deaths Worldwide: WHO
Omicron Causing Hospitalisations, Deaths Worldwide: WHO

India on Wednesday reported 2,82,970 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a rise of over 18 per cent from the previous day's count.

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WHO Recommends Two New Drugs To Treat Patients With Covid-19

The WHO also made a conditional recommendation for the use of the monoclonal antibody sotrovimab in patients with non-severe Covid-19, but only in those at highest risk of hospitalisation, reflecting trivial benefits in those at lower risk.

After Six-Week Surge, Africa's Omicron-Driven Fourth Pandemic Wave Flattens: WHO
After Six-Week Surge, Africa's Omicron-Driven Fourth Pandemic Wave Flattens: WHO

South Africa, where the Omicron variant was first reported, saw a 9 per cent fall in weekly infections.

‘50K Deaths A Week’
COVID19 Is Taking 50,000 Lives A Week & It Is Not Acceptable: WHO

COVID19 Is Taking 50,000 Lives A Week & It Is Not Acceptable: WHO

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‘It’s Still Killing People’
OMICRON Is Still Killing People: WHO’s Maria Van Kerkhove

OMICRON Is Still Killing People: WHO’s Maria Van Kerkhove

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Omicron Rapidly Replacing Delta In Almost All Countries: WHO
Omicron Rapidly Replacing Delta In Almost All Countries: WHO

At the same time, while the immunisations remain very effective at preventing severe disease and death, they do not fully prevent transmission.

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WHO Cautions Against Concurrent Outbreaks Of Covid-19, Other Diseases

While the number of patients being hospitalised is increasing in most countries, it is not at the level seen in previous waves.

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Booster Doses Of Current Vaccines May Not Be Enough: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron.

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7 Million Omicron Cases Detected In Europe Last Week: WHO

According to Hans Kluge, WHO Europe Director, 26 countries in the region reported that more than 1 per cent of their populations are being infected with Covid each week, The Telegraph reported.

‘Perfect Condition For Virus’
WHO On Emergence Of New COVID19 Variants!

WHO On Emergence Of New COVID19 Variants!

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Covid-Recovered At 3-5 Times More Omicron Reinfection Risk: WHO
Covid-Recovered At 3-5 Times More Omicron Reinfection Risk: WHO

Meanwhile, India witnessed a 21 per cent surge in 24 hours, as it recorded more than 1.4 lakh fresh Covid infections on Friday.

New Covid variant detected in France not a threat yet: WHO
New Covid Variant Detected In France Not A Threat Yet: WHO

The strain is also known as the 'IHU' variant because it was first identified by academics at the IHU Mediterranee Infection institute in Marseille, France

Blanket Vaccine Booster Programs May Prolong Covid-19 Pandemic: WHO Chief
'New Covid Cases Increase Sharply As New Deaths Decreased Worldwide'

WHO said that while Africa still reported a weekly increase in the number of new deaths, all the other regions in the world reported a decrease as compared to the previous week.

Community Spread On In Bhubaneswar
3rd Wave In Odisha: Data Reveals High Community Transmission Of Omicron In Bhubaneswar

The big headache for the State policymakers is nearly 75 percent of new infections come from the vaccinated age group of 19-40 years.

COVID Records Tumble!!
Pandemic Records Are Tumbling! Top COVID & OMICRON Headlines

Pandemic Records Are Tumbling! Top COVID & OMICRON Headlines

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IHU
Amidst Omicron Surge, New ‘Highly Contagious’ Covid-19 Variant IHU Emerges

Amidst Omicron Surge, New ‘Highly Contagious’ Covid-19 Variant IHU Emerges

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Omicron Is Not Common Cold, Warns WHO

Meanwhile, WHO on Tuesday also stated that emerging evidence reveals that the Omicron is affecting the upper respiratory tract, causing milder symptoms than previous variants.

No Science Behind Night Curfews In India: WHO Chief Scientist Swaminathan
No Science Behind Night Curfews In India: WHO Chief Scientist Swaminathan

In a separate tweet on Friday, Swaminathan said: "Hospitalisations are also rising, mostly in unvaccinated people. Though #Omicron may cause less severe disease, a small percent of a huge number is still very large & can overwhelm health systems".

WHO Warns of
WHO Warns of "Tsunami Of Cases" From Omicron, Delta

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reiterated his concern over a recent narrative that Omicron has been causing milder or less severe diseases, Xinhua news agency reported.

Omicron Risk 'Very High,' Could Ravage Health Systems: WHO
Omicron Risk 'Very High,' Could Ravage Health Systems: WHO

The warning comes as the new Omicron variant in the US has driven daily Covid-19 new cases to a record high of over 510,000.

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