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WHO issues statement against counterfeit COVID vaccines A medical worker prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Ben Guerir, Morocco, on March 26, 2021. Source: Xinhua
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WHO issues statement against counterfeit COVID vaccines

The WHO is “aware of vaccines being diverted and reintroduced into the supply chain, with no guarantee that cold chain has been maintained,” WHO chief said, adding that counterfeit vaccines have been sold on the internet, primarily on the dark web. There have also been reports of “criminal groups” reusing empty vaccine vials.

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‘1 in 3 women across globe experienced violence’: World Health Organisation Credits: Xinhua
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‘1 in 3 women across globe experienced violence’: World Health Organisation

The report titled ‘Global, regional and national estimates for intimate partner violence against women and global and regional estimates for non-partner sexual violence against women’ is developed by WHO and the UNDP-UNFPA-UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) for the United Nations Inter-Agency Working Group on Violence Against Women Estimation and Data.

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