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‘Wear A Mask. Save Lives: Help Stop Coronavirus’, Says Google Doodle

‘Wear A Mask. Save Lives: Help Stop Coronavirus’, Says Google Doodle
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The animated Google Doodle features the characters G-O-O-G-L-E that are shown to develop legs, wear masks and observe social distancing the key preventive measures against COVID-19
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There May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’ Against COVID-19: World Health Organisation

There May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’ Against COVID-19: World Health Organisation
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To control the spread of Coronavirus pandemic, WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reiterated that there are no other preventive mechanism other than to test, isolate and treat patients, and trace and quarantine their contacts
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Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases, Jammu And Kashmir Government Issues Guidelines On Admission Of COVID-19 Patients

Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases, Jammu And Kashmir Government Issues Guidelines On Admission Of COVID-19 Patients
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In Jammu and Kashmir, COVID-19 patients with mild or moderate symptoms will first be admitted in category 2 or 3 hospitals with basic amenities and will get admission in category 1 hospital, with better infrastructure, only on suggestion of the concerned district level hospital
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COVID Warriors: Hyderabad Based NGO Is Providing Free Oxygen Cylinders To COVID-19 Patients In Home Isolation

COVID Warriors: Hyderabad Based NGO Is Providing Free Oxygen Cylinders To COVID-19 Patients In Home Isolation
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In the light of COVID-19, Hyderabad based NGO Helping Hand Foundation (HHF) has started health emergency services including free supply of oxygen cylinders until a patient recover
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Andhra Pradesh Is Moving Ahead In The Race No One Wants To Win. Here’s State’s Current Coronavirus Status And The Plan

Andhra Pradesh Is Moving Ahead In The Race No One Wants To Win. Here’s State’s Current Coronavirus Status And The Plan
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From around 24,000 total COVID-19 cases on July 10 to now over 1.2 lakh cases, the400 Andhra Pradesh has witnessed a spike of over per cent in the last 20 days
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A Sudden Spike In COVID-19 Cases And A Weeklong Lockdown, Bengaluru’s Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

A Sudden Spike In COVID-19 Cases And A Weeklong Lockdown, Bengaluru’s Response To Coronavirus Pandemic
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At the end of June, Bengaluru had over 4,500 cases but in just 23 days, it has reported over 34,000 fresh cases of Coronavirus
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Smokers Are More Likely To Develop Severe Symptoms Of COVID-19: Ministry Of Health

Smokers Are More Likely To Develop Severe Symptoms Of COVID-19: Ministry Of Health
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Smoking impairs lung function, thereby reducing the immunity and making it harder for the body to fight off various diseases including COVID-19, says the Ministry of Health
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Second Plasma Bank, Web Portal For Donors

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Second Plasma Bank, Web Portal For Donors
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After witnessing encouraging preliminary results of plasma therapy, Odisha government established the second plasma bank at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar
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National Capital Delhi To Have Monthly Sero-surveys; Here Are The Findings Of Latest Sero-survey

National Capital Delhi To Have Monthly Sero-surveys; Here Are The Findings Of Latest Sero-survey
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To assess the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in the national capital Delhi, a sero-survey was conducted from June 27 to July 10; 21,387 samples were collected from all 11 districts
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As Recovery Rate In Delhi Follows An Upward Graph, A Look At Delhi’s Response To Coronavirus Outbreak

As Recovery Rate In Delhi Follows An Upward Graph, A Look At Delhi’s Response To Coronavirus Outbreak
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According to the experts, inadequate preparation, laxity of prevention measures among the population, opening up the movement of people, and confusion over testing and isolation strategies led to an increase in COVID-19 numbers in Delhi
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Overemphasis On Fever As A Predominant Symptom Of Coronavirus May Lead To Missing Several Cases: AIIMS Study

Overemphasis On Fever As A Predominant Symptom Of Coronavirus May Lead To Missing Several Cases: AIIMS Study
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The study titled ‘Clinico-demographic profile and hospital outcomes of COVID-19 patients admitted at a tertiary care centre in north India’ evaluated symptoms of 144 patients of Novel Coronavirus
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PM Narendra Modi Launches Three COVID-19 Testing Facilities In Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata

PM Narendra Modi Launches Three COVID-19  Testing Facilities In Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata
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To increase Coronavirus testing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three high throughput COVID-19 testing facilities in West Bengal, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh
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Health Minister Satyendar Jain Explains Delhi’s Model Against Coronavirus, Shares His Experience Of Battling The Disease

Health Minister Satyendar Jain Explains Delhi’s Model Against Coronavirus, Shares His Experience Of Battling The Disease
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According to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, steps like home isolation, providing pulse oximeter, helped Delhi in fighting Coronavirus
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India’s Second Worst-Hit State By Coronavirus Pandemic, Tamil Nadu Launches A Plasma Bank

India’s Second Worst-Hit State By Coronavirus Pandemic, Tamil Nadu Launches A Plasma Bank
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After conducting successful clinical trials of convalescent plasma therapy, Tamil Nadu has established a plasma bank in Chennai
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