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India’s Second Worst-Hit State By Coronavirus Pandemic, Tamil Nadu Launches A Plasma Bank

India’s Second Worst-Hit State By Coronavirus Pandemic, Tamil Nadu Launches A Plasma Bank
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After conducting successful clinical trials of convalescent plasma therapy, Tamil Nadu has established a plasma bank in Chennai ...
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As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike In Tamil Nadu, Here Is The Lowdown On Its Preparedness To Tackle The Pandemic

As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike In Tamil Nadu, Here Is The Lowdown On Its Preparedness To Tackle The Pandemic
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Tamil Nadu has ramped up its testing after receiving criticism which has led to a spike in the number of positive cases, say the state authorities adding that the number should come down organically and not by compromising on surveillance ...
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State-Run Outlets ‘Amma Canteens’ Resume Providing Free Food During The 12-Day COVID-19 Lockdown In 4 Tamil Nadu Districts

State-Run Outlets ‘Amma Canteens’ Resume Providing Free Food During The 12-Day COVID-19 Lockdown In 4 Tamil Nadu Districts
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With restaurants and eateries shut, Amma Canteens will provide free food to the people during the stringent lockdown re-imposed in four districts between June 19 and June 30 to fight COVID-19 ...
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COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Locks Down Major Districts As Situation Deteriorates, Should Other Hotspots Follow Suit? Doctors Speak

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Locks Down Major Districts As Situation Deteriorates, Should Other Hotspots Follow Suit? Doctors Speak
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As Tamil Nadu reimposes a lockdown in the urban areas, Doctors talk about how other states with massive number of COVID-19 cases can follow the strategy ...
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86 Percent Of COVID-19 Cases In Tamil Nadu Asymptomatic, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami

86 Percent Of COVID-19 Cases In Tamil Nadu Asymptomatic, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami
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In a statement detailing the various efforts taken to address the COVID-19 situation, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that the Tamil Nadu's mortality rate was the lowest when compared to even some foreign countries, besides other Indian states ...
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COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Gives Nod For Treatment At Home For People With Mild Symptoms

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Gives Nod For Treatment At Home For People With Mild Symptoms
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A person clinically assigned as a very mild case /pre-symptomatic case of COVID-19, has requisite facility at their residence for self-isolation can get treatment at home, says Tamil Nadu government ...
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To Prevent Garbage Pile Up During COVID-19 Outbreak, IIT Madras Backed Start-Up Develops A ‘Smart Bin System’

To Prevent Garbage Pile Up During COVID-19 Outbreak, IIT Madras Backed Start-Up Develops A ‘Smart Bin System’
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India Tamil Nadu
Developed by an IIT- Madras backed start-up, AirBins use remote monitoring where software of the device fitted on a dustbin sends telecommands to sanitation worker’s phone using internet ...
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis
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Typically, leaves degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu, can make it last longer ...
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A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water

A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water
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Meet 72-year-old N. Arunachalam from Madurai who along with his family is relying solely on recycled rainwater since 34 years ...
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Toxic Froth At Chennai’s Marina Beach, Even As Experts Voice Concern Visitors ‘Enjoy’ The View

Toxic Froth At Chennai’s Marina Beach, Even As Experts Voice Concern Visitors ‘Enjoy’ The View
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According to experts, the thick froth on the Marina beach was a result of the Adyar River’s water getting mixed with untreated sewage, resulting in the toxic white foam-like substance at the shore ...
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Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story

Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story
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One of the healthiest state of the country, Tamil Nadu saw a decline in its performance as per the government’s think-tank Niti Ayog’s health index report, slipping from third rank to ninth rank, here are some quick status of a some health parameters of the state ...
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PM Modi Goes Plogging On Mamallapuram Beach Before The Meeting With President Xi

PM Modi Goes Plogging On Mamallapuram Beach Before The Meeting With Xi
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In a tweet, PM Modi shared a few pictures where he is seen walking and exercising along the coast while picking up the waste ...
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