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Cash-Crunch WHO Foundation Seeks More Grants, Appoints Indian CEO as Covid-19 Looms

who ceo anil soni

Following the denial of funds from the enraged Trump Administration, the WHO Foundation was created in May to oversee the flow of grants since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. It has appointed Anil Soni as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021, since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. The Foundation, an independent grant-making agency ...

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Wiping out T-Cells’ Memory Key to Treat Asthma, Allergies: Study

University of Queensland Associate Professor Ray Steptoe (Univ of Queensland Photo)

Researchers form the University pf Queensland, Australia have found the T-Cells which are prime reason behind developing asthma or food allergies can be turned off in a single treatment providing life-long protection. The immune response in the body causes allergic reaction such as asthma or lethal food allergies and the root cause of it was in T-Cells which have been ...

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Merck Ebola Vaccine Working: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea. WHO said that an international vaccine-focussed organization, GAVI, provided $5 million to Merck, and the medical firm committed to ensure that 300,000 doses of the vaccine are available for emergency use ...

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Eurekalert Hacked, Usernames, Passwords Stolen

EurekAlert, a science press release service by the American Association for the Advancement of Science has been hacked and the usernames and passwords of several media users have been stolen. In a message on the website, AAAS director Ginger Pinholster said, “An aggressive September 9 attack on the EurekAlert! website compromised registrants’ usernames and passwords, and resulted in the premature ...

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India to Release New List Banning 300 Combination Drugs

India, which has banned only 94 drugs so far, has decided crack the whip on combination drugs of more than 300, including Phensedyl cough syrup by Abbott, according to Joint Secretary K.L. Sharma of the Union Health Ministry. The step follows review of a committee to review more than 6,000 combination drugs in the market without approval. Bangladesh has long been ...

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