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World Health Day 2020: Five Steps Towards Good Health And Wellbeing Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

World Health Day 2020: Five Steps Towards Good Health And  Wellbeing Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7, launched by the WHO to spread the message of healthy living. Here are a few things doctor has recommended that must be done in the pursuit of a healthy life
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World Health Day 2020: WHO Calls For Urgent Need Of Investing In Nurses- Frontline Heroes Fighting Against COVID-19

World Health Day 2020: WHO Calls For Urgent Need Of Investing In Nurses- Frontline Heroes Fighting Against COVID-19
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The theme of this year’s World Health Day is ‘Support Nurses And Midwives’, the forefront soldiers who are demonstrating their compassion, bravery and courage around the world as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19 Outbreak: As The Country Enters Week 2 Of Lockdown, Centre Says Restrictions Have Helped Limiting Transmission In Community

COVID-19 Outbreak: As The Country Enters Week 2 Of Lockdown, Centre Says Restrictions Have Helped Limiting Transmission In Community
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While the country has seen a sharp rise in COVID19 cases with 240 new cases being reported in 24 hours, health experts believe that India is in stage two of transmission, where the virus infects people directly in contact with affected patients who returned from abroad
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Coronavirus Outbreak: ‘Spitting In Public Is Not Just Gross, It’s A Health Hazard’, Say Experts

Coronavirus Outbreak: ‘Spitting In Public Is Not Just Gross, It’s A Health Hazard’, Say Experts
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Spitting in public places is very common in India but according to experts the spit can be dangerous to public health since COVID-19 spreads through droplets
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Can Warm Weather Stop The Spread Of Coronavirus? Experts Answer

Can Warm Weather Stop The Spread Of Coronavirus? Experts Answer
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While coronavirus has affected almost all countries across the globe irrespective of the weather, then is high temperature really a deterrent for coronavirus spread? Here is what experts have to say
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After A Series Of Awareness Videos, Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Contributes Rs. 50 Lakh To Combat Coronavirus

After A Series Of Awareness Videos, Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Contributes Rs. 50 Lakh To Combat Coronavirus
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In a bid to help the government in the fight against COVID-19, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has contributed Rs. 25 lakh each to Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Maharashtra Chief Minister's Relief Fund
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Centre Issues Advisory On Personal Protective Equipment To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

Centre Issues Advisory On Personal Protective Equipment To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19
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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines on the rational use of personal protective equipment (PPE) which is being used by healthcare workers and others working at quarantine centres, hospitals and laboratories
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COVID-19: Lockdown Alone Will Not Eradicate Coronavirus, Need More Testing And Isolating, Say Experts

COVID-19: Lockdown Alone Will Not Eradicate Coronavirus, Need More Testing And Isolating, Say Experts
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According to experts, while a lockdown is essential to contain the spread of virus in the community, but on its own, it will not eradicate coronavirus and need
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi Providing Food To Over 15,000 Homeless People Through Its Shelters Amid Lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi Providing Food To Over 15,000 Homeless People Through Its Shelters Amid Lockdown
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The Delhi Government has been operating and managing 234 shelter homes at various locations in the city and is now providing food to over 10,000 per day amid lockdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus
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Why Does Coronavirus Spread So Easily? Experts Explain

Why Does Coronavirus Spread So Easily? Experts Explain
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As the number of coronavirus infections approaches 3.32 Lakh people worldwide, researchers explain why it infects humans so readily
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PM Modi Announces A Nationwide Lockdown From Midnight To Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

PM Modi Announces A Nationwide Lockdown From Midnight To Fight Coronavirus Outbreak
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In his second address to the nation on coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced allocation of Rs. 15,000 crore towards the efforts to combat coronavirus by strengthening public health sector
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Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare

Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare
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A lowdown on Rajasthan’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters
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Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children

Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children
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A lowdown on Punjab’s performance on health parameters and how the state has fared in term of the health of women and children of the state
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Amid Shortage Of Masks In Market, Indore Central Jail Inmates Are Doing Their Bit To Combat COVID-19

Amid Shortage Of Masks In Market, Indore Central Jail Inmates Are Doing Their Bit To Combat COVID-19
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The tailoring unit of inmates at Indore Central Jail has started producing re-usable cotton masks under an initiative taken up by the jail authorities to help addressing the shortage of masks
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