China health official warns of continued risks despite end of COVID global emergency
The World Health Organization (WHO) has ended its global emergency status for COVID-19. However, the virus is still harmful and China will continue to...
WHO declares COVID no longer a worldwide health crisis
On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency. This is a significant step towards ending...
Are WHO Experts Assessing if the World is Prepared to End the COVID-19 Emergency?
A group of health experts will meet to decide if COVID-19 is still an emergency according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) rules. The...
Pattern of Biomarkers Detected in Children with Inflammatory Syndrome Linked to COVID-19
A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a rare condition linked with...
New initiative by WHO aimed at enhancing pandemic readiness
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new initiative called the Preparedness and Resilience for Emerging Threats Initiative (PRET) to help countries prepare...
INSACOG discovers 436 instances of XBB1.16.1 mutated subvariant in India
India has detected 436 cases of a mutated sub-variant of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, called XBB1.16.1. The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) released this...