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6 Months On, A Recap Of How the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolded

6 Months On, A Recap Of How the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolded
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The outbreak of the virus, which began in Wuhan, China, has infected more than 10 million people around the globe as per the World Health Organisation and at least 5 lakh people have died. Here’s how the coronavirus pandemic unfolded
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Convalescent Plasma Therapy And How Effective Is It In Treating COVID-19 Patients?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Convalescent Plasma Therapy And How Effective Is It In Treating COVID-19 Patients?
Plasma Therapy is the transfusion of antibodies from a recovered coronavirus patient to a critical patient and is being looked upon as one of the potential treatments to minimise the COVID-19 deaths
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Antibody Test And What Role Does It Play In The Fight Against COVID-19?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Antibody Test And What Role Does It Play In The Fight Against COVID-19?
Antibody test also known as a serology test determines whether the human body had contracted the COVID-19 in the past and now have antibodies to fight against the virus
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How Andhra Pradesh Has Been Fighting Against Coronavirus And Is The State Prepared For The Upcoming Peak

How Andhra Pradesh Has Been Fighting Against Coronavirus And Is The State Prepared For The Upcoming Peak
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On March 9, Andhra Pradesh reported the first positive case of Novel Coronavirus but the screening of people returning to the state had already started on from February 22
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6 Months On, What Do We Know About The Coronavirus Pandemic

6 Months On, What Do We Know About The Coronavirus Pandemic
Six months on as the world is getting used to living with coronavirus, here's what we have learned about the disease since its outbreak 
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Coronavirus Prevention: How To Wash Fruits, Vegetables And Other Perishables To Safeguard Them From Virus

Coronavirus Prevention: How To Wash Fruits, Vegetables And Other Perishables To Safeguard Them From Virus
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there is no evidence that the Novel Coronavirus can be spread through contact with food or food packaging
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Three More States Integrated Into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system, Experts Call For Increasing Access To Robust Technology In Rural Areas

Three More States Integrated Into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system, Experts Call For Increasing Access To Robust Technology In Rural Areas
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According to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, 20 states have been integrated into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system as of now, but experts point to technology, biometrics and identification of the needy as possible hurdles in the implementation of the scheme across all states by March 2021
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Srinagar Based NGO Serves Daily Essentials To People During Coronavirus Pandemic

Srinagar Based NGO Serves Daily Essentials To People During Coronavirus Pandemic
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During the coronavirus crisis, Srinagar based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Serving Nations is providing ration kits called Essential Eatable Family Kits (EEFK) to people for free
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A Hisar-Based NGO Is Protecting COVID-19 Frontline Health Workers In Rural India

A Hisar-Based NGO Is Protecting COVID-19 Frontline Health Workers In Rural India
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With an aim to support and protect healthcare warriors who are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in rural India, a Hisar based NGO Tayal Foundation is providing them with personal protective equipment kits
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14,000 People In Assam Become ‘Pratirodhi Bandhu’ To Help The State Fighting Against Coronavirus

14,000 People In Assam Become ‘Pratirodhi Bandhu’ To Help The State Fighting Against Coronavirus
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14,000 people in the state have joined Assam State Disaster Management Authority’s (ASDMA) volunteer force called Pratirodhi Bandhu (resistant friend)
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Indian Territorial Army Officers Distribute Essential Kits To Sex Workers And Transgenders In Mumbai Amid The COVID-19 Crisis

Indian Territorial Army Officers Distribute Essential Kits To Sex Workers And Transgenders In Mumbai Amid The COVID-19 Crisis
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Three army officers, Major Pradeep Arya, Captain Neil Shaji and Major Sanjay Raole undertook an initiative to help sex workers and transgenders in Mumbai, who lost their livelihood due to COVID-19
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Watch: Celebs And Sports Personalities Unite For A Video Tribute To Coronavirus Frontline Workers

Watch: Celebs And Sports Personalities Unite For A Video Tribute To Coronavirus Frontline Workers
Celebrities and sports personalities have come together to thank frontline workers of coronavirus in A minute-long video
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Aaditya Thackeray Explains Maharashtra's Plan For What Lies Ahead

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aaditya Thackeray Explains Maharashtra's Plan For What Lies Ahead
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Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on testing, scaling up of COVID-19 facilities and plans to ease out lockdown as the coronavirus crisis in the state continues
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Coronavirus Outbreak: ‘Mask Up Now’, Says Delhi Based Firm With Their Innovative Contactless Delivery Of Face Masks

Coronavirus Outbreak: ‘Mask Up Now’, Says Delhi Based Firm With Their Innovative Contactless Delivery Of Face Masks
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A Delhi based creative technology solution company called OtherLogic Experiential India (OLE India) has innovated a contactless mask vending machine ‘MaskUpNow’ to fight Coronavirus
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