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India Urges Nations To Put 'Nature At Heart' Of Recovery Plan Post COVID-19

India Urges Nations To Put ‘Nature At Heart’ Of Recovery Plan Post COVID-19

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that India has already been taking a leadership role in biodiversity conservation ...
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COVID-19, Dengue Double Infection Treatment Complicated; Needs Balanced Approach: Experts

COVID-19, Dengue Double Infection Treatment Complicated; Needs Balanced Approach: Experts

According to Medical Director of Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, both Dengue and COVID-19 have no specific treatment, which makes it even difficult for treating doctors of patients with both diseases ...
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Highly Effective Coronavirus Antibodies Identified, May Lead To Passive COVID-19 Vaccine

Highly Effective Coronavirus Antibodies Identified, May Lead To Passive COVID-19 Vaccine

According to scientists, treating infectious diseases with antibodies has a long history and this approach is also being investigated for COVID-19 through the administration of plasma derived from the blood of recovered patients ...
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Over 7 Crore Single-Use Gloves For Bihar Voters In Polls Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over 7 Crore Single-Use Gloves For Bihar Voters In Polls Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

In August, the Election Commission had issued broad guidelines for holding elections during the pandemic under which voters are to be provided with gloves to press EVM button and sign the register at polling stations ...
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Opinion: Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Mother And Child And How We Can Promote And Support It

Opinion: Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Mother And Child And How We Can Promote And Support It

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months of life followed by continued breastfeeding alongside complementary feeding for a minimum of two years ...
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National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan

National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan

SuPoshan Sanginis are women volunteers who support Anganwadi and ASHA workers. Their main role is to identify malnourished children, anaemic girls and women and support them through nutrition plan ...
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COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

Drawing from her 27-years of experience as a nurse, Ms Agnes who was made in-charge of setting up the COVID-19 ward in Sevenhills Hospital in Mumbai groomed the entire team of nurses for their COVID duty ...
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Kerala Wins UN Award For Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Kerala Wins UN Award For Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

The UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award this year on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases was announced by World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ...
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Expert View: Five Reasons Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Loss

Expert View: Five Reasons Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Loss

Biodiversity is the variety of life and is fundamental to human existence; however, the planet is facing a loss in biodiversity. Experts highlight five things that should bother you about biodiversity loss ...
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In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation

In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation

If Rapid Antigen Test comes positive for COVID-19, the person may opt for home isolation or government isolation facility or private facility on payment basis and will be treated as per COVID-19 management protocol ...
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Delhi Chief Minister Announces 'Pusa Decomposer' For Speedy Decomposition Of Stubble

Delhi Chief Minister Announces ‘Pusa Decomposer’ For Speedy Decomposition Of Stubble

Pusa Decomposer has been developed by the scientists at Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) for the speedy decomposition of stubble ...
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Union Home Secretary Lauds Haryana's Performance In COVID-19 Management

Union Home Secretary Lauds Haryana’s Performance In COVID-19 Management

The Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla was holding a review meeting to tackle the COVID-19 crisis in the National Capital Region ...
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