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Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Launched India’s First Mobile Lab For COVID-19 Testing

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Launched India’s First Mobile Lab For COVID-19 Testing
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Fight COVID-19: I-LAB, a mobile diagnostic unit has been launched to address the shortage of critical healthcare technologies in India
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Pick One, Stay Safe: In South Delhi, A Mother And Son Duo Provide Free Homemade Mask

Pick One, Stay Safe: In South Delhi, A Mother And Son Duo Provide Free Homemade Mask
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Meet Laxmi Das and her son Sourav Das from South Delhi's Chittaranjan Park who are stitching and distributing face masks to help underprivileged fight Coronavirus
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Union Ministry Of Health Updates The List Of Symptoms Of COVID-19, Adds Loss Of Smell Or Taste

Union Ministry Of Health Updates The List Of Symptoms Of COVID-19, Adds Loss Of Smell Or Taste
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In its report titled ‘Clinical Management Protocol: COVID-19’, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare added a new symptom of Coronavirus - loss of smell (anosmia) or loss of taste (ageusia)
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Unlock 1: Guidelines For Religious Places To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

Unlock 1: Guidelines For Religious Places To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19
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In an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has now issued detailed guidelines for religious places on preventive measures
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World Health Organisation Issues A Guide On The Use Of Different Types Of Face Mask To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

World Health Organisation Issues A Guide On The Use Of Different Types Of Face Mask To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic
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In a fight against COVID-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued guidance on different kinds of masks and who should wear what, when and where
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This Trio From Bengaluru Is Providing Nutrition To Underprivileged Kids During Coronavirus Pandemic, Distributes Milk

This Trio From Bengaluru Is Providing Nutrition To Underprivileged Kids During Coronavirus Pandemic, Distributes Milk
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Meet the three cousins from Bengaluru who have distributed over 20,000 litres of milk among 40,000 children living in 45 different areas of North Bengaluru amid Coronavirus pandemic
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Indian Territorial Army Officers Team Up To Fight COVID-19, Provide Ration And Hygiene Kits To People In Mumbai

Indian Territorial Army Officers Team Up To Fight COVID-19, Provide Ration And Hygiene Kits To People In Mumbai
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Major Pradeep Arya, Captain Neil Shaji, and Major Sanjay Raole have undertaken the initiative to support the people of Dharavi, the North-eastern community, rickshaw drivers and the tribals of Sanjay Gandhi National Park impacted by COVID-19
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Odisha Prepares For COVID-19 Peak, Asks Officials To Intensify ‘Mu Bi COVID Yodha’ Awareness Campaign

Odisha Prepares For COVID-19 Peak, Asks Officials To Intensify ‘Mu Bi COVID Yodha’ Awareness Campaign
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In order to contain the spread of Coronavirus in Odisha, the state government has asked different departments to intensify the COVID-19 special awareness campaign ‘Mu bi COVID yodha’ (I’m a COVID warrior)
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Coronavirus Myth Busted: Do Poultry Products Such As Eggs, Meat Cause COVID-19?

Coronavirus Myth Busted: Do Poultry Products Such As Eggs, Meat Cause COVID-19?
According to the medical experts and government, there is no evidence that poultry products can transmit Coronavirus. Therefore, the consumption of poultry and poultry products may be considered safe
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World Environment Day 2020: PM Modi Reiterates Pledge To Preserve Biodiversity, Other Ministers Follow The Suite, Plant Trees

World Environment Day 2020: PM Modi Reiterates Pledge To Preserve Biodiversity, Other Ministers Follow The Suite, Plant Trees
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On World Environment Day 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called to leave an even better planet for the coming generations and preserve our planet's rich biodiversity
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World Environment Day 2020: ‘Dhakk Dhakk Dharti’, An Anthem To Celebrate Biodiversity

World Environment Day 2020: ‘Dhakk Dhakk Dharti’, An Anthem To Celebrate Biodiversity
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World Environment Day 2020: The anthem titled #DhakkDhakkDharti is an effort to increase awareness on the significance of biodiversity and the need to conserve it
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Brothers Who Came Back Home From The UK Turn Into Corona Warriors, Provide Food And Ration To People In Need In Chennai

Brothers Who Came Back Home From The UK Turn Into Corona Warriors, Provide Food And Ration To People In Need In Chennai
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Meet 21-year-old Abdul Salam and 19-year-old Sultan Abbas, a brother duo from Chennai who are serving food and ration kits to people in need during Coronavirus lockdown
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An Auto Rickshaw In Kerala Promotes Hand Washing With On The Go Tap And Hand Wash, Internet Lauds

An Auto Rickshaw In Kerala Promotes Hand Washing With On The Go Tap And Hand Wash, Internet Lauds
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In the fight against COVID-19, an auto rickshaw driver in Kerala has installed a working tap with a bottle of hand wash in his vehicle and asks passengers to wash hands before boarding the vehicle
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Actor Akshay Kumar Urges People To Move On With Life, Fight Coronavirus With Precautions

Actor Akshay Kumar Urges People To Move On With Life, Fight Coronavirus With Precautions
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Actor Akshay Kumar encourage people to get back to work and fight Coronavirus with precautions – wearing a mask, washing hands and practising social distancing
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