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COVID-19 Vaccine Developed In China Shows Promising Results In Early Trials: Report
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COVID-19 Vaccine Developed In China Shows Promising Results In Early Trials: Report

According to an early-stage trial, published in the online journal Lancet, those who received a single dose of the vaccine produced certain immune cells, called T cells, within two weeks while the antibodies needed for immunity peaked at 28 days after the immunisation ...
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COVID-19: India Has Capacity To Manufacture 5 Lakh Diagnostic Kits Daily In Next 6-8 Weeks, Says A NITI Aayog Member
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COVID-19: India Has Capacity To Manufacture 5 Lakh Diagnostic Kits Daily In Next 6-8 Weeks, Says A NITI Aayog Member

According to Dr VK Paul, a member of NITI Aayog and Chairman, Empowered Group 1, at least seven companies are producing testing kits and vaccine development is also going on to fight COVID-19 ...
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Stubble Burning In Punjab May Worsen Air Quality
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Stubble Burning In Punjab May Worsen Air Quality

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow MPs to use the MPLAD funds to curb the practice of stubble burning by funding stubble cleaning and super seeder machines to farmers ...
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Sikkim Reports Its First COVID-19 Positive Case
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Sikkim Reports Its First COVID-19 Positive Case

25-year-old male from South Sikkim who tested positive for COVID-19 had travelled from New Delhi on May 17 in a private bus till Siliguri ...
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Goa Makes COVID-19 Negative Certificate Mandatory For People Entering State
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Goa Makes COVID-19 Negative Certificate Mandatory For People Entering State

Goa has released a revised standard operating procedure (SOP) for all domestic passengers arriving by air, rail, or road to the state, this includes a mandatory COVID-19 negative certificate for people who want to come to the state ...
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Dehradun Based Institute Produces Transparent Masks To Help The Hearing Impaired Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak
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Dehradun Based Institute Produces Transparent Masks To Help The Hearing Impaired Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities is making see through masks for people with hearing difficulties, as regular masks make it impossible to read lips, an essential for those with hearing difficulties ...
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One In Every 31 Infants Die Within First Year Of Their Life In The Country: Registrar General of India
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One In Every 31 Infants Die Within First Year Of Their Life In The Country: Registrar General of India

According to the new data released by Registrar General of India, the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in 2018 in the country stood at 32 deaths per 1,000 livebirths, a marginal fall from 33 in 2017 ...
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Directs To Increase Beds In COVID-19 Hospitals To 1 Lakh By Month-end
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Directs To Increase Beds In COVID-19 Hospitals To 1 Lakh By Month-end

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with the officers of 'COVID-19 management Team-11' and directed for the availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) kits, N-95 masks, three-layer masks, and other essentials ...
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Apple, Google Release Technology For Pandemic Apps
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Apple, Google Release Technology For Pandemic Apps

Usually, the apps to trace coronavirus use GPS to track people's location, which is not the case with the new tool of Apple and Google due to privacy and accuracy concerns ...
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India's Micro Identification, Mass Isolation And Quick Treatment Prevent Large Scale Spread Of COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan
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India’s Micro Identification, Mass Isolation And Quick Treatment Prevent Large Scale Spread Of COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan

Addressing the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Health Ministers' meeting through video conference, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said India took every possible step to ensure that the spread of the virus is contained ...
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Fight Against COVID-19: Aarogya Setu App Now Accessible To People Without Smartphones
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Fight Against COVID-19: Aarogya Setu App Now Accessible To People Without Smartphones

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
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WHO Special Envoy Appreciates India For Keeping A Good Eye On Coronavirus Despite Low Testing When Compared To Other Countries

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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