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Nearly 500 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study

Over 50 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study
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According to the study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, close to 500 million Indians a greater likelihood of transmitting the coronavirus due to lack of proper handwashing facilities ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Pune Team Makes Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic Handwash, Disinfectant

COVID-19 Outbreak: Pune Team Makes Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic Handwash, Disinfectant
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Hand wash and disinfectant developed by the team are not harmful to plants and fish as these are water-based and have constituents that are bio-compatible, according to the developers ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Tips For Parents To Keep Their Little Ones Safe

The best way to fight this contagious disease is to prevent it by following precautionary measures, says the government
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Here are simple measures to ensure the safety of your little one and others in your family amid the coronavirus outbreak ...
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Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: “India’s Response And Surveillance Has Been Quite Robust,” Says WHO’s Chief Scientist

NDTV spoke to Dr Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Chief Scientist, who says that scientists are still learning on a day to day basis how this virus behaves and how vaccines are still far away
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80 per cent Coronavirus infections are mild like a flu or common cold, says the WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan as she advised people to not panic. Here’s what she had to say in an exclusive chat with NDTV ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease

Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease
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Since the virus is new, there are still a lot of things unknown about it which has given rise to misinformation and unproven claims ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Expert Speaks On How To Stay Safe

Novel Coronavirus reportedly originated in China’s Wuhan and has killed at least 425 people in the country
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Novel Coronavirus is capable of human transmission and causes flu like symptoms, Dr Monica Mahajan from Max Healthcare in an exclusive chat with NDTV, explains the preventive measures that can be taken at the government as well as individual level to avoid transmission of the virus ...
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum

Global Handwashing Day: A Lucknow Based Madrasa Has Benefits Of Handwashing In Its Curriculum
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Lucknow’s Sheikhul Alam Madarsa has introduced a hand wash curriculum developed by Dettol India to inculcate hygienic practices among children ...
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Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey

Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey
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Handwashing Day 2019: While almost all households in India (as high as 97% according to National Family Health Survey 4 – 2015-16) have washbasins, only richer and more educated households in urban areas use soap to wash hands ...
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Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene

Indian Institute Of Technology Students Develop Products To Help Boost Woman Hygiene
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Indian Institute of Technology students are venturing to women hygiene sector with start-ups like Cleanse Right and Sanfe providing solutions for the same ...
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Budget 2019: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target Will Be Met; Solid Waste Management Now The Focus , Says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2019: Here Are The Top Highlights For A Swachh India
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As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her first budget for the year 2019-2020, here are the top highlights for a Swachh and new India ...
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Reality Check: Government Hospitals Lack Sanitation, Medical Facilities

Reality Check: Government Hospitals Lack Sanitation, Medical Facilities
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Here’s an on ground report of government hospitals across few states that lack of basic medical facilities and have poor sanitation conditions ...
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Swachh Rail: Railway Officials Asked To Travel In Trains, Take Passenger Feedback On Cleanliness And Hygiene

Swachh Rail: Railway Officials Asked To Travel In Trains, Take Passenger Feedback On Cleanliness And Hygiene
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During a review meeting chaired by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi asked the officials to ensure that safety, cleanliness and hygiene in railways continue to be key focus areas for them improve ...
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