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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Convalescent Plasma Therapy And How Effective Is It In Treating COVID-19 Patients?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Convalescent Plasma Therapy And How Effective Is It In Treating COVID-19 Patients?
Plasma Therapy is the transfusion of antibodies from a recovered coronavirus patient to a critical patient and is being looked upon as one of the potential treatments to minimise the COVID-19 deaths
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Antibody Test And What Role Does It Play In The Fight Against COVID-19?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Antibody Test And What Role Does It Play In The Fight Against COVID-19?
Antibody test also known as a serology test determines whether the human body had contracted the COVID-19 in the past and now have antibodies to fight against the virus
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Delhi’s Commonwealth Games Indoor Stadium Converted Into 600 Bedded COVID Care Centre

Delhi’s Commonwealth Games Indoor Stadium Converted Into 600 Bedded COVID Care Centre
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COVID care centre at Commonwealth Games stadium in Delhi will provide healthcare facilities to COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms
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Healthcare System In Andhra Pradesh Gets A Boost, Chief Minister Launches 1,088 Ambulance Vehicles And Mobile Health Units

Healthcare System In Andhra Pradesh Gets A Boost, Chief Minister Launches 1,088 Ambulance Vehicles And Mobile Health Units
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1,088 vehicles have been divided into two categories – mobile health units (MHUs) and state-of-art ambulances which are referred to as 104 services and 108 services respectively
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How Andhra Pradesh Has Been Fighting Against Coronavirus And Is The State Prepared For The Upcoming Peak

How Andhra Pradesh Has Been Fighting Against Coronavirus And Is The State Prepared For The Upcoming Peak
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On March 9, Andhra Pradesh reported the first positive case of Novel Coronavirus but the screening of people returning to the state had already started on from February 22
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Delhi Based NGO Ensures Children’s Right To Nutrition During Coronavirus Lockdown

Delhi Based NGO Ensures Children’s Right To Nutrition During Coronavirus Lockdown
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Miracle Foundation India, a Delhi based non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works with Child Care Institutes (CCI) has stepped up for the nutritional needs of children and their families
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National Doctor’s Day 2020: A Sand Art Salute To The ‘Superheroes’ For Their Selfless Service

National Doctor’s Day 2020: A Sand Art Salute To The ‘Superheroes’ For Their Selfless Service
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National Doctor’s Day 2020: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and Mumbai Police showed gratitude to frontline warriors - doctors - with a special social media post
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Six Months Of Fighting Coronavirus: Pandemic Is Speeding Up, Not Even Close To Being Over, Says WHO Chief

Six Months Of Fighting Coronavirus: Pandemic Is Speeding Up, Not Even Close To Being Over, Says WHO Chief
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Six months ago, China first reported the outbreak of novel respiratory infection now being called as COVID-19 which has infected over 1 crore people and taken more than 5 lakh lives
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Maharashtra Launches ‘Project PLATINA’ Claimed To Be The World’s Largest Plasma Therapy Trial-Treatment

Maharashtra Launches ‘Project PLATINA’ Claimed To Be The World’s Largest Plasma Therapy Trial-Treatment
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Maharashtra, the worst-hit Indian state by coronavirus has initiated the world’s largest convalescent plasma therapy trial cum treatment of severe COVID-19 patients
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10-Year-Old Specially Abled From Karnataka Stitches Face Masks, Proves To Be A Beacon Of Positivity During Coronavirus Pandemic

10-Year-Old Specially Abled From Karnataka Stitches Face Masks, Proves To Be A Beacon Of Positivity During Coronavirus Pandemic
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10-year-old Sindhuri doesn’t have a left hand below her elbow but that didn’t deter her spirit to stitch face masks for SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) students
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Coronavirus Prevention: How To Wash Fruits, Vegetables And Other Perishables To Safeguard Them From Virus

Coronavirus Prevention: How To Wash Fruits, Vegetables And Other Perishables To Safeguard Them From Virus
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there is no evidence that the Novel Coronavirus can be spread through contact with food or food packaging
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As Coronavirus Cases Rise And Healthcare System Fall Short, Mumbai Friends’ Duo Provide Free Oxygen Cylinders

As Coronavirus Cases Rise And Healthcare System Fall Short, Mumbai Friends’ Duo Provide Free Oxygen Cylinders
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The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in the demand of oxygen cylinders and in an effort to address the urgent needs, Abbaas Rizvi and Shahanawaz Shaikh from Mumbai are providing oxygen cylinders for free
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Will Gurgaon, Haryana’s Worst Affected District By Coronavirus Have Delhi Like COVID Crisis?

Will Gurgaon, Haryana’s Worst Affected District By Coronavirus Have Delhi Like COVID Crisis?
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Gurugram (erstwhile Gurgaon) has reported the maximum number of Novel Coronavirus cases, recoveries, and deaths in Haryana
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International Yoga Day 2020: How Yoga Can Improve Your Mental Health Especially During Coronavirus Pandemic

International Yoga Day 2020: How Yoga Can Improve Your Mental Health Especially During Coronavirus Pandemic
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International Yoga Day 2020: The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus has affected our mental health as well and here is how yoga can help you uplift it
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