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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Air Conditioners That Recirculate Indoor Air May Increase The Risk Of COVID-19 Transmission, Say Experts
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Air Conditioners That Recirculate Indoor Air May Increase The Risk Of COVID-19 Transmission, Say Experts

According to experts, COVID-19 has been acknowledged as airborne by WHO which implies that such air conditioning systems that are recirculating the indoor air may spread coronavirus among users even when they are practising social distancing ...
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COVID-19 Recoveries 3.5 Times More Than Active Cases In India
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Here’s India’s Current COVID-19 Status, Using The ‘R’ Rate Method

The 'R' or the Reproduction Rate is a measure of how many people are infected by one infected person; where a declining R rate means the spread of COVID-19 is reducing and an upward trend in the R rate means the spread is increasing ...
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Far UV-C Light, And Can It Kill The Coronavirus On Surfaces?
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Far UV-C Light, And Can It Kill The Coronavirus On Surfaces?

According to experts, Ultraviolet (UV) light of the wavelength 222 nanometre called Far UV-C can kill coronavirus without harming humans ...
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Why Is India Experiencing Spike In COVID-19 Cases? Dr Randeep Guleria OF AIIMS Explains
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Why Is India Experiencing Spike In COVID-19 Cases? Dr Randeep Guleria OF AIIMS Explains

NDTV speaks with director of AIIMS, Dr Randeep Guleria about India's surging covid numbers, dos and don'ts of different coronavirus tests and the long term effect of COVID on recovered patients ...
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Coronavirus Explained: What Are Super-Spreaders And How Are They Responsible For COVID-19 Transmission?
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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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Coronavirus Myths Explained: Are Children And Youngsters Less Vulnerable To Corona? 

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Coronavirus Myths Explained: Are Children And Youngsters Less Vulnerable To Corona? 


NDTV speaks Dr Rajinder K Dhamija, Head of Neurology Department, Lady Hardinge Medical College to understand if children and young adults are less vulnerable to COVID-19 ...
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Should You Wear Mask While Exercising In The Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic? Experts Explain  

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Should You Wear Mask While Exercising In The Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic? Experts Explain

Experts caution people about the risks associated with wearing masks while exercising during COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is T-Cell Immunity And How Does It Provide Defense Against COVID-19?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is T-Cell Immunity And How Does It Provide Defense Against COVID-19?

According to experts, T-cells play an essential role in supporting immune system and are responsible for defending the body against pathogens like the SARS-CoV-2 from re-invading, by identifying and killing the infected cells which suggest that these may also provide guard to COVID-19 survivor from the second attack of the virus ...
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Scientists Map How Coronavirus Spreads Indoor Via Aerosol
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Coronavirus Explainer: Origins Of COVID-19 Is Still A Critical Missing Piece Of The Pandemic Puzzle

Currently, a team from the World Health Organisation (WHO) is in China to initiate modalities for investigating the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Are The Long-Term Impacts Of COVID-19 On Human Body And The Recovery Process?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Are The Long-Term Impacts Of COVID-19 On Human Body And The Recovery Process?

While the medical community and the rest of the world have been scrambling for the past seven months to learn more about the novel coronavirus and fight COVID-19 pandemic, new trends show that the infection could have long term effects on the body, here is what experts have to say ...
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Coronavirus Explainer: 15 COVID-19 Related Terms And What These Mean
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Coronavirus Explainer: 20 COVID-19 Related Terms And What These Mean

Here is a guide to the terms that are now being commonly used with regards to the SARS-CoV2 virus that causes COVID-19 ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Convalescent Plasma Therapy And How Effective Is It In Treating COVID-19 Patients?
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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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