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Coronavirus Explained: All You Need To Know About The SARS Epidemic Of 2002
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Coronavirus Explained: All You Need To Know About The SARS Epidemic Of 2002

According to WHO, the main reason behind the outbreak of SARS in 2002 were chains of human-to-human transmission ...
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Coronavirus Lockdown 3.0 Explained: What Are Red, Orange, Green And Containment Zones?
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Coronavirus Lockdown 3.0 Explained: What Are Red, Orange, Green And Containment Zones?

As India extends the nation-wide lockdown till May 17, the ministry of health and family welfare revised its guidelines for classifying 733 districts into zones - red, orange, green and containment zone. Here’s all you need to know ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Are The Four Types Of Vaccines Being Worked On To Fight Coronavirus?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Are The Four Types Of Vaccines Being Worked On To Fight Coronavirus?

There are about 100 active project to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, here are the different methods being used to develop the vaccine of the hour ...
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Tripura teacher makes robot that can deliver food, medicines to COVID patients
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Different Types Of Tests For COVID-19 And Their Efficacy

There are two types of tests for COVID-19 – tests for antibodies and tests directly for the virus. Currently, in India, RT-PCR test is being followed for the diagnosis of COVID-19 ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Pool Testing And Can It Expedite COVID-19 Detection In The Country?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Pool Testing And Can It Expedite COVID-19 Detection In The Country?

In pool testing, samples of throat swabs from two to five people are mixed together and tested in a single unit and individuals are screened individually only when the pool test result is positive ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Are Air Conditioners Safe To Use During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Are Air Conditioners Safe To Use During The COVID-19 Pandemic

NDTV speaks with doctors to know if Air Conditioners can spread the coronavirus ...
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In the modern day the swine flu circulates as a seasonal flu virus, which can be transmitted through human-to-human contact
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is The Post-Pandemic Stage? 

The last pandemic to transit to post-pandemic stage was H1N1 or swine flu in 2010, here’s all you need to know about how a pandemic disease enters the post pandemic phase ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Personal Protective Equipment?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Personal Protective Equipment? 

A COVID-19 PPE kit ideally includes gloves, laboratory coats, gowns, goggles, glasses with side shields, shoe covers, face shields and masks, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines ...
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A Fight Against Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Guide On "How To Wash Hands Properly” And Why It Is So Crucial
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Experts Guide On “How To Wash Hands Properly” And Why It Is So Crucial

How can soap kill coronavirus? What is the correct way to practice handwashing? Doctors and experts explain it all ...
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What Is Herd Immunity And Can It Control The Coronavirus Pandemic?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Herd Immunity And Can It Control The Coronavirus Pandemic?

As the world grapples to find ways to end the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an increasing discourse on pursuing herd immunity to overcome the disease. Here is what is herd immunity ...
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Coronavirus Explainer: Why Is A Lockdown Important?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Why Is A Lockdown Important?

Here’s all you need to know about the lockdown which has now been extended to May 3 ...
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Centre Tags 170 Districts As ‘Coronavirus Hotspots’, Here’s All You Need To Know
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Centre Tags 170 Districts As ‘Coronavirus Hotspots’, Here’s All You Need To Know

Government has divided India in three colours amid coronavirus crisis - Red zone is where more than 15 cases of COVID-10 are reported, an orange zone is the area where there are less than 15 positive cases. And,  if no case is there, the area falls under a green zone ...
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