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As Fight Against COVID-19 Intensifies, Healthcare Professionals Push For A Policy To Tackle Future Pandemics

As Fight Against COVID-19 Intensifies, Healthcare Professionals Push For A Policy To Tackle Future Pandemics
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As part of the “Doctors for One Health’ initiative, more than 100 doctors have written a petition to the Union Minister of Health AND Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, urging him for enforcement of rules to prevent future recurrence of a global pandemic, like COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak In India, The Status So Far

Coronavirus Outbreak In India, The Status So Far
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As India crosses 20 lakh cases of coronavirus, medical experts discuss what is the current status in terms of testing, health status of recovered patients and ‘reassuring trends’
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Assam's New Strategy To Manage Coronavirus Includes Free Oximeters And Medicines For COVID Patients Isolating At Home

Assam's New Strategy To Manage Coronavirus Includes Free Oximeters And Medicines For COVID Patients Isolating At Home
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Assam government is encouraging the mild and moderate patients to quarantine at home by providing free medication and pulse oximeters
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Coronavirus Explained: What Are Super-Spreaders And How Are They Responsible For COVID-19 Transmission?

Coronavirus Explained: What Are Super-Spreaders And How Are They Responsible For COVID-19 Transmission?
In the context of a human-borne illness, like COVID-19, a super spreader is an individual who is more likely to infect others, compared with other typically infected people
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Cleanliness Drive Has Been A Big Support In Fight Against Coronavirus, Says PM Narendra Modi As He Inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra

Cleanliness Drive Has Been A Big Support In Fight Against Coronavirus, Says PM Narendra Modi As He Inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra
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Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra is an interactive experience centre in New Delhi, where the installations will introduce future generations to the journey of the world's largest behaviour change campaign, the Swachh Bharat Mission
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Assam Government Announces Weekend Lockdown Until August 14, Here’s What Is Allowed and What’s Not

Assam Government Announces Weekend Lockdown Until August 14, Here’s What Is Allowed and What’s Not
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The Assam government in a recent statement said that the lockdown measures have been taken after due consideration of the COVID situation in the state and taking into consideration the latest directives issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs
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Here Are The Latest Guidelines For International Passengers Travelling To India Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Here Are The Latest Guidelines For International Passengers Travelling To India Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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The guidelines require all passengers to submit a self-declaration form online, at least 72 hours before travel, on the online portal (www.newdelhiairport.in)
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COVID-19 Vaccine Not Designed To Eradicate The Virus But To Mitigate The Virus: Expert

COVID-19 Vaccine Not Designed To Eradicate The Virus But To Mitigate The Virus: Expert
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Dr Faheem Younus, Chief of Infectious Diseases in Maryland school of Medicine, tells NDTV in an exclusive interview, that there’s ‘much to be optimistic about’ in the COVID-19 vaccine front
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How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?

How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?
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Mid-Day Meal Scheme has not only played a significant role in increasing enrolment and improving the attendance of children in the schools, but it is also a way to ensure the nutritional security of children. What is the status of mid-day meals during the COVID-19?
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India Gears For Unlock 3: Gyms, Yoga Studios To Open, Schools, Colleges To Remain Closed

India Gears For Unlock 3: Gyms, Yoga Studios To Open, Schools, Colleges To Remain Closed
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The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday (July 29) issued the `Unlock 3' guidelines, removing the restrictions on night curfew and allowing gyms and yoga institutes to reopen
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COVID-19 Vaccine Likely To Come By First Half Of 2021, Says WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely To Come By First Half Of 2021, Says WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan
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World Health Organization’s Chief scientist, Dr Soumya Swaminathan tells NDTV that the ongoing vaccination development process  by several institutes and organisations are ‘so far so good’ as the vaccine candidates have proven to be both safe and immunogenic
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American And European Regulators Approve Shycocan, A Bengaluru-Based Firm’s Device To Kill Coronavirus

American And European Regulators Approve Shycocan, A Bengaluru-Based Firm’s Device To Kill Coronavirus
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Scalene Hypercharge Corona Canon or Shycocan works by firing particles out in an area and once it’s in the air, the virus is neutralised which disables active transmission of the Corona family of viruses including SARS-CoV-2, the virus the causes COVID-19
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‘Why Are Nearly 10 Per Cent Of Bengaluru’s COVID-19 Patients Missing?’ Ask Experts

‘Why Are Nearly 10 Per Cent Of Bengaluru’s COVID-19 Patients Missing?’ Ask Experts
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While giving blood samples for investigation, many people in Bengaluru gave wrong mobile numbers or incorrect house addresses, so now nearly 10 per cent of the COVID positive patients amounting to over 3,000 people, are untraceable
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‘Get A Test, Start The Treatment; Nothing To Fear’ Says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan After Testing Positive For COVID-19

‘Get A Test, Start The Treatment; Nothing To Fear’ Says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan After Testing Positive For COVID-19
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, July 25, shared a 75-second video on Twitter with the message 'there’s nothing to fear' and urged people to get tested for COVID-19 if they have symptoms
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