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Aastha Ahuja

“It Broke Me Physically”, Says Actress Malaika Arora As She Shares Her COVID Recovery Journey And Struggles

“It Broke Me Physically”, Says Actress Malaika Arora As She Shares Her COVID Recovery Journey And Struggles
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“Walking 2 steps felt like a herculean task. Sitting up, just stepping out of bed, wanting to stand in my window was a journey in itself”, wrote actress Malaika Arora as she shared her COVID-19 experience
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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021: Celebrities And Netizens Join Red Dot Challenge To Raise Awareness About Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021: Celebrities And Netizens Join Red Dot Challenge To Raise Awareness About Menstrual Hygiene
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Red Dot Challenge, a social media campaign initiated by Post For Change, a non-profit organisation in partnership with UNICEF India aims to spread the message of menstrual hygiene
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COVID Warriors: Mumbai Doctor Couple Starts 'Meds For More’, Collects Over 125 Kgs Of Unused COVID Medicines

COVID Warriors: Mumbai Doctor Couple Starts 'Meds For More’, Collects Over 125 Kgs Of Unused COVID Medicines
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Meds For More, a citizen-led initiative started by the couple – Dr Marcus Ranney and Dr Raina Ranney – collects unused and unexpired medicines from COVID recovered patients to distribute it to those in need and who cannot afford it
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A COVID Warrior, Working On The Frontlines For Over A Year, Shares Stories Of Despair, Heartbreak And Love From COVID-19 ICU

A COVID Warrior, Working On The Frontlines For Over A Year, Shares Stories Of Despair, Heartbreak And Love From COVID-19 ICU
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COVID warrior: 32-year-old Dipshikha Ghosh, Resident Doctor, Critical Care at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals in Kolkata has been on the frontlines since April 2020
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COVID-19 Pandemic: ‘Black Fungus A New Challenge’, Says PM Modi While Interacting With Frontline Workers From Varanasi

COVID-19 Pandemic: ‘Black Fungus A New Challenge’, Says PM Modi While Interacting With Frontline Workers From Varanasi
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Describing COVID-19 as an ‘invisible and shifting enemy’, PM Modi urged people to get vaccinated as and when their turn arrives
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COVID-19 Makes It Harder For People To Access Basic Health Services

COVID-19 Makes It Harder For People To Access Basic Health Services
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people and services across age groups and borders. One of the impacts of COVID-19 has been on healthcare services as almost all the resources are diverted to handling the pandemic and saving lives
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'Doctors Are Understaffed And Overworked', Says IMA After India Loses 269 Doctors In The Second COVID-19 Wave

'Doctors Are Understaffed And Overworked', Says IMA After India Loses 269 Doctors In The Second COVID-19 Wave
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India has lost 269 doctors during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, since April first week. Of this, 50 deaths were recorded on May 16 alone, reports the Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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Coronavirus Explained: What Is Mucormycosis Or Black Fungus And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Explained: What Is Mucormycosis Or Black Fungus And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients
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Mucormycosis is a fungal infection that mainly affects people on medication for other health problems that reduces their ability to fight environmental pathogens is on a rise in COVID-19 patients
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Coronavirus Explained: How COVID-19 Is Affecting Heart Even After The Recovery

Coronavirus Explained: How COVID-19 Is Affecting Heart Even After The Recovery
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As the body’s immune system fights of the coronavirus, the inflammatory process can damage some healthy tissues including those in the heart
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International Nurses Day 2021: PM Modi And Other Ministers Express Gratitude To Nursing Staff At The Forefront Of COVID-19

International Nurses Day 2021: PM Modi And Other Ministers Express Gratitude To Nursing Staff At The Forefront Of COVID-19
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International Nurses Day 2021: PM Modi acknowledged the role of the nursing staff who are at the frontline in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
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International Nurses Day 2021: 52-year-old COVID Warrior Maria Feels Blessed Being On The Frontlines

International Nurses Day 2021: 52-year-old COVID Warrior Maria Feels Blessed Being On The Frontlines
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International Nurses Day 2021: Meet 52-year-old Maria Rodrigues, an Infection Control Nurse at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, says she has not seen an outbreak as severe as COVID-19 in 28 year career
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International Nurses Day 2021 Seeks To Set A Roadmap For Future Of Nursing

International Nurses Day 2021 Seeks To Set A Roadmap For Future Of Nursing
International Nurses Day 2021 looks at the challenges nursing faces and how the profession will transform the future course of healthcare
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COVID Warrior: Gujarat Doctor Highlights The After-effects Of Wearing PPE Through His Sweat-drenched Photo

COVID Warrior: Gujarat Doctor Highlights The After-effects Of Wearing PPE Through His Sweat-drenched Photo
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Recently, Dr Sohil Makwana from GMERS Medical College at Dharpur, Gujarat shared a collage of two photographs - one in his PPE suit and another without it - that showed him completely drenched in sweat
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102-year-old ‘Young At Heart And Fearless’ Grandmother Gets COVID Vaccine, Inspires Others To Take The Jab

102-year-old ‘Young At Heart And Fearless’ Grandmother Gets COVID Vaccine, Inspires Others To Take The Jab
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102-year-old Sheela Tarkeshwar Sinha from Mumbai took the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Dadar
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