WHO formed a new committee to find out where the corona virus originated

WHO formed a new committee to find out where the corona virus originated

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday constituted a new committee to find out the origin of the corona virus. The names of 26 scientists from around the world have been proposed as its members. These include members of the first team to investigate China's Wuhan lab.

The WHO said that this may be the last chance to trace the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The United Nations health agency has also asked China to provide preliminary data related to the virus. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the first investigation was affected by the lack of initial data related to the epidemic.

The WHO has also placed four members of its first investigation team in the committee, which has examined the Wuhan lab in China to find the source of the SARS-CoV-2 corona virus. These include Marion Koopman, Thea Fischer, Hung Nguyen and Chinese animal health expert Yang Yungui. Tedros said that understanding where the new microbes come from is essential for the prevention and expertise of a potential global pandemic in the future. He said that he is happy to have selected experts from all over the world for this group.

Let us tell you that in many countries including America and Russia, the situation remains worrying due to corona infection at present. In the midst of the growing threat of the epidemic, discussions have intensified regarding the booster dose. Many countries have recommended the need for a booster dose of the coron vaccine. At the same time, now the World Health Organization (WHO) is also going to hold a meeting regarding its need. In this meeting to be held on November 11, a panel of experts will discuss the need for booster doses.

Kate O'Brien, director of the WHO's Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, told Monday that the Scientific Advisory Group (SAGE) will discuss the need for COVID-19 booster shots on November 11, according to the news agency Sputnik.

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Heavy rains, floods and landslides cause havoc in Nepal, death toll reaches 88

Heavy rains, floods and landslides cause havoc in Nepal, death toll reaches 88

 11 more people have died in Nepal due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rains. The death toll has risen to 88 on Thursday. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Disaster Management, 30 people are missing in these incidents so far.

Panchthar, a district in eastern Nepal, has recorded the highest number of deaths at 27. This was followed by 13 deaths each in Ilam and Doti districts. Deaths were also reported from 15 other districts including Kalikot, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Bajang, Humla, Solukhumbu, Puthan, Dhankuta, Morang, Sunsari and Udaipur.

At least 88 people have lost their lives in recent incidents of floods, landslides and floods in different parts of the country following incessant rains in the last three days, Health Ministry officials said. The death of 11 people has been confirmed on Thursday morning. He told that 63 people died on Wednesday, while on Tuesday the death toll was 14.

Natural disaster has occurred in 20 districts of Nepal. 21 people have gone missing in Bajhang district. However, the weather conditions have started improving from Thursday. Meanwhile, Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed Nepal Police, Armed Police Forces, National Investigation Department and Nepal Army to immediately evacuate foreign tourists stranded in Humla district.

Twelve people, including four Slovenian tourists and three guides, are stranded in Nakhla in Humla district, 700 km west of Kathmandu. The road in Limi area was blocked due to heavy snowfall. Humla Chief District Officer Ganesh Acharya said they were on their way back to Simikot after completing their trekking expedition at Limi.

Snow had started in the area since Sunday and rescue operations could not be carried out on Wednesday due to bad weather. Officials said that the local administration has sought a helicopter from the Home Ministry to carry out the rescue operation.

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