‘An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled’ this X’mas holidays: WHO chief

'An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled' this X'mas holidays: WHO chief

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 21 (APP): The spread of Covid-19, particularly the Omicron variant, might mean Christmas holiday gatherings need to be cancelled, World Health Organization Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said. “There can be no doubt that increased social mixing over the holiday period in many countries will lead to increased cases, overwhelm health systems… Continue reading ‘An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled’ this X’mas holidays: WHO chief

Health worker announcing to vaccinate children in the streets of Madina Colony during National Measles and Rubella Prevention Campaign

APP19-201121 LARKANA: November 20 – Health worker announcing to vaccinate children in the streets of Madina Colony during National Measles and Rubella Prevention Campaign. APP photo by Nadeem Akhtar
APP19-201121 LARKANA:

Health workers marking a house at Tewana Park during national measles and rubella prevention campaign

APP22-191121 SARGODHA: November 19 - Health workers marking a house at Tewana Park during national measles and rubella prevention campaign. APP photo by Hassan Mahmood
APP22-191121 SARGODHA: APP23-191121 SARGODHA: November 19 - A health worker vaccinating a child at Tewana Park during national measles and rubella prevention campaign. APP photo by Hassan Mahmood

Health worker administering dose of vaccine to a student after inaugurating ceremony of the measles, rubella vaccination drive organised by District Health Office South at Junior Model School, Clifton

APP43-151121 KARACHI: November 15 - Health worker administering dose of vaccine to a student after inaugurating ceremony of the measles, rubella vaccination drive organised by District Health Office South at Junior Model School, Clifton. APP photo by M Saeed Qureshi
APP43-151121 KARACHI:

Karachi Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal Memon talking to media persons after inaugurating ceremony of the measles, rubella vaccination drive organised by District Health Office South at Junior Model School, Clifton

APP42-151121 KARACHI: November 15 - Karachi Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal Memon talking to media persons after inaugurating ceremony of the measles, rubella vaccination drive organised by District Health Office South at Junior Model School, Clifton. APP photo by Saeed Qureshi
APP42-151121 KARACHI:

UN reports 869,770 measles cases in 2019, highest number in 23 years

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 (APP): Measles killed an estimated 207,500 people worldwide last year after a decade-long failure to reach optimal vaccination coverage, resulting in the highest number of cases for 23 years, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said in a joint report on Thursday. The death… Continue reading UN reports 869,770 measles cases in 2019, highest number in 23 years

APP Services