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Sonia Bhaskar

Fighting Coronavirus: How To Disinfect Your House? Here’s A Quick Guide

Fighting Coronavirus: How To Disinfect Your House? Here’s A Quick Guide
Experts believe that simply cleaning your home may not be enough to protect yourself from the Coronavirus infection, sanitisation is the key
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From Farhan Akhtar To Salman Khan And Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood Is Helping In The Fight Against COVID-19

From Farhan Akhtar To Salman Khan And Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood Is Helping In The Fight Against COVID-19
Here’s how Bollywood celebrities are doing their bit to help frontline workers, daily wagers and low income groups during the coronavirus crisis
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Fight Against COVID-19: Aarogya Setu App Now Accessible To People Without Smartphones

Fight Against COVID-19: Aarogya Setu App Now Accessible To People Without Smartphones
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In its fight against COVID-19, the Union Health Ministry has implemented Aarogya Setu Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) for including the citizens with feature phones and landline
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WHO Special Envoy Appreciates India For Keeping A Good Eye On Coronavirus Despite Low Testing When Compared To Other Countries

WHO Special Envoy Appreciates India For Keeping A Good Eye On Coronavirus Despite Low Testing When Compared To Other Countries
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Dr David Nabarro, World Health Organisation’s Special Envoy on COVID-19 appreciated India for having a low fatality rate and slower doubling time of coronavirus cases
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COVID-19 Pandemic: India Records 0.2 Deaths Per Lakh Population As Against Global Figure Of 4.2: Union Health Ministry

COVID-19 Pandemic: India Records 0.2 Deaths Per Lakh Population As Against Global Figure Of 4.2: Union Health Ministry
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Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the country has been able to perform well in tackling COVD-19 as it has recorded only 1 death per five lakh people compared to Spain, Italy and UK which have over 250 death per five lakh people
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To Help The Underprivileged Facing The COVID-19 Lockdown, This Delhi-Based NGO Steps In With Nutrition Kits In 7 States

To Help The Underprivileged Facing The COVID-19 Lockdown, This Delhi-Based NGO Steps In With Nutrition Kits In 7 States
Delhi-based NGO, Wishes and Blessings, realising the urgency and importance of the issue of starvation amid the COVID-19 lockdown started executing relief with nutrition kits from the first day of the lockdown itself
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Bollywood Bats For Mental Health Awareness Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

Bollywood Bats For Mental Health Awareness Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic
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While scores of celebrities are sharing their workout routines, cooking skills, artistic abilities, among other tips and tricks with their followers amid the COVID19 lockdown, these Bollywood stars are sharing how they are coping with their mental health and urged their followers to seek help
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Government Announces Results Of Star Rating Of Garbage Free Cities, 6 Urban Local Bodies Get 5 Star Rating

Government Announces Results Of Star Rating Of Garbage Free Cities, 6 Urban Local Bodies Get 5 Star Rating
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Star rating of garbage-free cities 2019-2020: Six cities have been certified as 5-star, 65 cities have been certified as 3-star and 70 cities have got the 1-star rating
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Unsafe Water, Air Pollution Among Leading Causes Of Under 5 Fatalities In India Along With Malnutrition: Study

Unsafe Water, Air Pollution Among Leading Causes Of Under 5 Fatalities In India Along With Malnutrition: Study
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New studies on child survival show that more than 30 per cent of total districts in the country would need higher reduction in U5MR and 60 per cent of total districts would need higher reduction in NMR in order to meet 2030 SDGs
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Lockdown 4 Explained: Red, Orange, Green, Containment And Buffer Zones, Now To Be Classified By States

Lockdown 4 Explained: Red, Orange, Green, Containment And Buffer Zones, Now To Be Classified By States
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Centre has extended the nation-wide lockdown once again amid the coronavirus crisis, the fourth phase of lockdown comes in effect with some amount of relaxations and will remain in effect till May 31, here’s all you need to know 
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Fighting COVID-19: Kerala Revises Quarantine Guidelines For People Returning From Other States, Offers Home Quarantine

Fighting COVID-19: Kerala Revises Quarantine Guidelines For People Returning From Other States, Offers Home Quarantine
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According to the revised guidelines by Kerala government, asymptomatic people whose COVID-19 test results are negative will be sent to home quarantine for 14 days
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Top Highlights: Nutrition India Programme Annual Report 2019

Top Highlights: Nutrition India Programme Annual Report 2019
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Here are the highlights of Nutrition India Programme, kick-started by Reckitt Benckiser in the two districts of Amravati and Nandurbar in the second most populous state of India - Maharashtra to fight malnutrition and help provide better nutrition to new mothers and newborns
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Stigma Attached With COVID-19 Slowing Down India’s Fight Against Coronavirus: Experts 

Stigma Attached With COVID-19 Slowing Down India’s Fight Against Coronavirus: Experts 
Coronavirus outbreak has caused fear and anxiety among Indians leading to prejudices against people, experts highlight how this is dangerous for the country’s fight against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is A Pulse Oximeter And Why Is It Becoming A Tool Against COVID-19?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is A Pulse Oximeter And Why Is It Becoming A Tool Against COVID-19?
According to medical experts, COVID19 patients are found with lower oxygen rate and that’s where a small device called pulse oximeter plays an important role
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