Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination campaigns against deadly vaccine-preventable diseases.

Tiktok has 800 million active userbases worldwide. India has a userbase of more than 119 million active users.  TikTok was downloaded 277.6 million times in India in the first 11 months of 2019 alone & now it has become one of the top social media platforms in India. So here are some alternatives of TikTok in India which you can use instead of TikTok.

Tobacco smoking is a known risk factor for many respiratory infections and increases the severity of respiratory diseases. A review of studies by public health experts convened by WHO on 29 April 2020 found that smokers are more likely to develop severe disease with COVID-19, compared to non-smokers.

Learn how the coronavirus spreads & how to protect yourself from it. 

Everyday Steps and Extra Steps When Someone Is Sick

The third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), took place on Thursday, 30 April 2020, from 12:00 to 17:45 Geneva time (CEST).

The World Health Organization and the European Investment Bank will boost cooperation to strengthen public health, supply of essential equipment, training and hygiene investment in countries most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PM Narendra Modi held a meeting today to deliberate on the issues and reforms required in education sector including National Education Policy(NEP).  Special emphasis was given on the use of technology in the education sector and enhancing learning and adapting by the use of technology such as on-line classes, education portal and class-wise broadcast on dedicated education channels.

Here are some top Netflix shows & movies which you can enjoy during the period of lockdown

Unprecedented gathering of heads of government, institutions and industry cements commitment to accelerate development and delivery for all populations

Invitation letter by President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council ahead of their video conference on 23 April 2020

Prescription famotidine is used to treat ulcers (sores on the lining of the stomach or small intestine); gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the esophagus [tube that connects the mouth and stomach]); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (tumors in the pancreas or small intestine that cause increased production of stomach acid). Over-the-counter famotidine is used to prevent and treat heartburn due to acid indigestion and sour stomach caused by eating or drinking certain foods or drinks. Famotidine is in a class of medications called H2 blockers. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

President Donald Trump’s April 23 coronavirus task force press conference. The task force revealed data about how UV rays and certain disinfectants may kill the coronavirus. He also said he thinks reports of Kim Jong-un falling ill are fake.

As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact, people are facing new challenges and questions about how to meet basic household needs, such as buying groceries and medicine, and completing banking activities. The following information provides advice about how to meet these household needs in a safe and healthy manner.

Detecting iron deficiency early during pregnancy and in young children is crucial. Iron deficiency in children under two years of age can have significant and irreversible effects on brain development. This can lead to negative consequences on learning and school performance later in life.

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who lost his UK High Court appeal against an extradition order to India, has said that he is “disappointed” with the ruling but will continue to seek legal remedies as advised by his legal team.

President Donald Trump’s April 15 coronavirus press conference. Trump threatened to adjourn Congress to push through his judicial nominees. He also said the peak for COVID-19 in the US has passed and he expects to reopen the country soon.

The government has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown up to 3rd May: PM Modi

Centre will closely monitor hotspots in states across India and added that those areas where there are no hotspots will get partial relief after April 20th: PM Modi

Take special care of elders; Stay where ever you are till May 3: PM Modi

WHO is continuously monitoring and responding to this outbreak. This Q&A will be updated as more is known about COVID-19, how it spreads and how it is affecting people worldwide. For more information, check back regularly on WHO’s coronavirus pages. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Hackers and cyber scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic by sending fraudulent email and WhatsApp messages that attempt to trick you into clicking on malicious links or opening attachments. These actions can reveal your user name and password, which can be used to steal money or sensitive information.

French Confirmed COVID-19 patients were included in a single arm protocol from early March to March 16th, to receive 600mg of hydroxychloroquine daily and their viral load in nasopharyngeal swabs was tested daily in a hospital setting. Depending on their clinical presentation, azithromycin was added to the treatment. Untreated patients from another center and cases refusing the protocol were included as negative controls. Presence and absence of virus at Day6-post inclusion was considered the end point.

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