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Dr. Harsh Vardhan is an Indian Otorhinolaryngologist and incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha. He was elected to the office of Chairperson of Executive Board of the World Health Organization from May 22, 2020.

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'Enough has been discussed': Harsh Vardhan on Markaz event being 'take off' point for coronavirus in India [Video]

'Enough has been discussed': Harsh Vardhan on Markaz event being 'take off' point for coronavirus in India

, In a video conference with BJP's GVL Narasimha Rao over coronavirus, Dr Harsh Vardhan said enough has been discussed and debated about Tablighi Jamaat event when BJP's GVL Narasimha Rao asked, "If..

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Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Praising India's efforts in control coronavirus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asserted that India's lockdown was imposed at the right time. "Lockdown was imposed in India at the right time...

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'When India decides, it performs': Dr Harsh Vardhan at WHO's Executive Board session [Video]

'When India decides, it performs': Dr Harsh Vardhan at WHO's Executive Board session

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took charge as the Chairman of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board. "When India decides, it performs. We eradicated polio and small pox in our..

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Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board [Video]

Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took charge as the chairman of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board. The 147th Executive Board meeting of the WHO held on May 22. Executive Board..

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India took COVID challenge with highest political commitment: Harsh Vardhan at World Health Assembly [Video]

India took COVID challenge with highest political commitment: Harsh Vardhan at World Health Assembly

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan while addressing 73rd World Health Assembly via video conference on May 18 said that PM Modi personally monitored situation and ensured a..

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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visits National Centre for Disease Control [Video]

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visits National Centre for Disease Control

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on May 14 visited National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). NCDC is India's premier institute for research in epidemiology and communicable disease control...

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COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra is matter of concern: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra is matter of concern: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra said, "The situation in Maharashtra is certainly a matter of concern right now as 34 out of 36 districts are affected by COVID-19...

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Minimum relaxations should be given considering current status of Delhi: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Minimum relaxations should be given considering current status of Delhi: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on lockdown relaxations in Delhi said that minimum relaxations should be given considering the current status. He said, "Delhi is one of the places where considering..

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Harsh Vardhan praises country's scientists for their contribution in fighting COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Harsh Vardhan praises country's scientists for their contribution in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on May 3 interacted with Directors of all autonomous institutions under the Department of Science and Technology through video-conferencing..

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More than 10,000 COVID-19 patients discharged till May 03: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

More than 10,000 COVID-19 patients discharged till May 03: Harsh Vardhan

Union health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan informed that more than 10,000 COVID-19 patients were discharged till May 03 across the nation. While talking to ANI, Harsh Vardhan said, "Today, more than..

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Rising Covid cases, low testing level in parts of Delhi worrisome: Harsh Vardhan

With Covid-19 cases and fatalities rising in the national capital, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan stressed the need for ramping up testing, coupled with aggressive surveillance, contact tracing..
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India felt 'big jolt' with the sudden spike in cases due to Markaz incident: Harsh Vardhan


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Doubling rate of Covid-19 cases currently over 13 days: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

"If the doubling rate in India before the lockdown was between 3.4 days, today the doubling rate is more than 13-days. Lockdown and all its guidelines have acted as a potent social vaccine," Harsh..
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4 corona vaccines may soon enter clinical trial stage in India: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that at least four of the 14 candidate vaccines for novel coronavirus in the country may enter the clinical trial stage very soon. In a social media..
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Lockdown acted as potent social vaccine: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

The fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown with "considerable relaxations" is currently in place till May 31.
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Dr Harsh Vardhan elected as Chair of Executive Board of WHO

He has replaced Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan.
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Harsh Vardhan all set to take charge as WHO Executive Board chairman


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Micro-identification, isolation, treatment prevented large-scale death, spread of Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan


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Union health minister Harsh Vardhan to head WHO executive board

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has been elected as the chairman of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Executive Board. He will take over the charge on May 22, succeeding Dr Hiroki Nakatani of..
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India has done well in dealing with Covid-19 pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

"India took all necessary steps well in time, including surveillance at points of entry, evacuation of nationals stranded overseas, massive community surveillance through robust disease surveillance..
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India took necessary steps in time, has done well in dealing with COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan at World Health Assembly

Harsh Vardhan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally monitored the situation and ensured a preemptive, proactive and graded response, leaving no stones unturned to contain the deadly virus from..
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Covid-19 doubling time in India improved to 13.6 days in last 3 days: Harsh Vardhan

Substantiating his point that the spread of the infection in the country has been slow, Harsh Vardhan said coronavirus cases in India reached the 80,000 mark in 106 days while developed nations such as..
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Ban spitting in public, smokeless tobacco sale, says Harsh Vardhan


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New machine to ramp up testing to 1,200 samples in 24 hrs: Harsh Vardhan


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Critical to boost developing nations' core capacities for Covid-19 preparedness in future: Harsh Vardhan


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India can do 1 lakh Covid-19 tests daily; mortality rate among lowest in world: Harsh Vardhan

India can now do one lakh Covid-19 tests per day, said Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday while interacting with senior officials of various districts of Jammu and Kashmir over..
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Without nurses and other health workers, we will not win battle against epidemics: Harsh Vardhan


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Need to look for new opportunities to galvanise tech sector growth: Harsh Vardhan to scientists


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Doctors' body requests Union health min to reconsider revised policy for discharge of COVID-19 patients

A representative body of medical practitioners in government service of West Bengal has urged Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to reconsider the revised policy for discharge of COVID-19 patients..
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National Institute of Virology develops 1st indigenous antibody detection kit for Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

The National Institute of Virology in Pune has successfully developed the first indigenous antibody detection kit for Covid-19 that will play a critical role in surveillance for coronavirus infection,..
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No Covid case in 10 states and UTs in last 24 hours: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that no case of Covid-19 has been reported from 10 states or Union Territories in the last 24 hours.After inspecting arrangements at a Covid care..
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Not anticipating worst situation in India: Harsh Vardhan on Covid-19 pandemic


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Testing capacity for Covid-19 scaled up to 95,000 per day: Harsh Vardhan

The testing capacity for Covid-19 has been scaled up to around 95,000 tests per day and a total of 15,25,631 tests have been conducted so far across 332 government and 121 private laboratories, Union..
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Do not anticipate 'worse type situation' here like in developed countries: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on COVID-19

In India, the total number of coronavirus cases have risen to 59,662, with 1981 deaths and 17847 cured.
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Centre asks UP to increase testing for SARI and ILI cases

During a review meeting, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan directed the state authorities to increase surveillance in unaffected districts to identify such cases.
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Centre flags high fatality rate in some districts of Maharashtra, Gujarat

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has asked the two states to focus on early surveillance and aggressive contact tracing.
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Harsh Vardhan expresses concern over high fatality rate among Covid-19 patients in Maharashtra, Gujarat


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High fatality rate among Covid-19 patients in Gujarat, Maharashtra worrisome: Harsh Vardhan


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Maharashtra's Covid-19 situation matter of concern, will hold talks with chief minister: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that he will hold a meeting with the Maharashtra chief minister to discuss the worsening Covid-19 situation in the state, as 34 out of its 36..
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No community transmission of Covid-19, behavioural changes may be new 'healthy' normal: Harsh Vardhan


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Delhi govt rushed into opening liquor shops despite city being in ‘red zone': Harsh Vardhan


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Rate of growth of new Covid-19 cases steadying for a while: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the rate of growth of new Covid-19 cases has been steadying for a while and the recovery rate improving, adding that India is on the path of success..
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India's Covid-19 mortality rate lowest in world, over 10,000 patients discharged: Harsh Vardhan

Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that India's Covid-19 mortality rate of 3.2 per cent is the lowest in the world and over 10,000 coronavirus patients have been..
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India has 'gone quite ahead' to win war against Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said India is doing better compared to other countries on all parameters in its fight against covid-19 and should be able to win this decisive war in the..
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Only 0.33 per cent Covid-19 patients are on ventilators: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said of the total active Covid-19 cases in the country, only 0.33% patients are on ventilators, 1.5% are on oxygen support and 2.34% are in ICU. Active Covid-19..
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1 lakh tests/day with Indian kits by May-end: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan


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India will be self-reliant in producing RT-PCR testing kits by May-end: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said the country will be self-reliant in producing RT-PCR and antibody testing kits by May-end that will enable it to conduct one lakh tests a day.Vardhan..
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Indigenous coronavirus testing kits will be available in May: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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Not a single case of COVID-19 reported till date in 283 districts, says Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan

The minister also apprised that as of now, the mortality rate of COVID-19 patients in India is 3.1%, compared to 7% at the global level.
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Covid-19 hotspot districts moving towards being non-hotspot districts: Health minister

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the coronavirus situation in the country is improving as many hotspot districts (HSD) are moving towards being non-hotspot districts (NHSD).
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Dr Harshvardhan chairs GoM meeting, commends COVID-19 healthcare workers

He also said that their contribution should be respected and safety and dignity protected.
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India records lowest daily growth rate in Covid-19 cases on Saturday since it crossed 100 cases

The average doubling rate of Covid-19 cases in the country is 9.1 days as of now and from Friday 8 am to Saturday 8 am, India recorded a six-per cent growth in new cases, which is the lowest daily..
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Govt to return faulty rapid antibody testing kits: Harsh Vardhan

Faulty rapid antibody testing kits will be returned to the respective countries, whether it is China or any other nation, health minister Harsh Vardhan said while addressing state health ministers.
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Covid-19 mortality rate 3%, recovery above 20 %, situation in control: Harsh Vardhan


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Faulty antibody testing kits will be returned to respective countries: Health minister Harsh Vardhan


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