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COVID-19 testing for international departures started at Delhi Airport

COVID-19 testing for international departures started at Delhi Airport

The COVID-19 testing facility, which started operating on September 12 at the Delhi airport, was available only for arrival passengers ti...Read More

RTI query reveals WHO warned India of coronavirus in Wuhan as early as January 11

RTI query reveals WHO warned India of coronavirus in Wuhan as early as January 11

The RTI query was answered by National Centre for Disease Control (DCDC) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ensure fourth sero surveillance reports are not leaked before next hearing: Delhi HC to AAP

Ensure fourth sero surveillance reports are not leaked before next hearing: Delhi HC to AAP

"Our senior professor who is going to analyse the sero surveillance reports is down with COVID-19," the Delhi government submitted before...Read More

Shashi Tharoor is right — Pakistan did manage COVID-19 better than India

Shashi Tharoor is right — Pakistan did manage COVID-19 better than India

Tharoor's statements at a Pakistani platform hauled in a slew of pointed criticisms on social media

What social distancing? Frenzied Mohun Bagan fans join crazed Pujo shoppers as Kolkata neglects COVID-19

What social distancing? Frenzied Mohun Bagan fans join crazed Pujo shoppers as Kolkata neglects COVID-19

With India heading into its main holiday season with an economy freed of virus restrictions, the country should brace for a surge of case...Read More

Navi Mumbai: Active COVID-19 cases drop to three-month low under NMMC

Navi Mumbai: Active COVID-19 cases drop to three-month low under NMMC

“In the last one and a half months, around 30 percent of active cases have come down,” said an official of the NMMC

Delhi: Doctors demand delisting medical colleges as dedicated COVID hospitals

Delhi: Doctors demand delisting medical colleges as dedicated COVID hospitals

Since non-Covid treatments have been stopped in top medical colleges, the academic resident doctors said that the learning of the medical...Read More

Covid-19 tracking app may not be good predictor: Study

Covid-19 tracking app may not be good predictor: Study

London: Researchers have now indicated that tracking symptoms affiliated with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) through an app may not be ...Read More

First dose given to man at AIIMS, Delhi

First dose given to man at AIIMS, Delhi

Phase-I human clinical trial of potential Covid-19 vaccine

India has crossed yet another grim threshold -- 6 lakh confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus

India has crossed yet another grim threshold -- 6 lakh confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus

India has crossed yet another grim threshold -- 6 lakh confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, primarily on account of spurt in Delhi a...Read More

Men more likely to die from coronavirus than women, says study

Men more likely to die from coronavirus than women, says study

In the study, scientists, including Jin-Kui Yang from the Beijing Tongren Hospital in China, assessed trends among COVID-19 patients who ...Read More

Research suggests extensive contact tracing, isolation, testing to curb coronavirus spread

Research suggests extensive contact tracing, isolation, testing to curb coronavirus spread

The new study found that contact tracing increased the speed at which new cases were confirmed by 2 days -- an average of 5.5 days initia...Read More

Work from home during coronavirus lockdown leaves a negative impact on professionals' mental heath

Work from home during coronavirus lockdown leaves a negative impact on professionals' mental heath

Many companies and firms shut office operations after the nationwide lockdown was announced on March 25.

Research links loss of smell with mild to moderate coronavirus symptoms

Research links loss of smell with mild to moderate coronavirus symptoms

The findings, published in the journal International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, follows an earlier study that validated the loss of sm...Read More

New Zealand government announces to open up the economy as coronavirus cases decline

New Zealand government announces to open up the economy as coronavirus cases decline

"We are opening up the economy, but we're not opening up people's social lives," Ardern said at the daily government briefing.

Bangaldeshi Imam tests coronavirus positive after leading Ramzan prayers at mosque

Bangaldeshi Imam tests coronavirus positive after leading Ramzan prayers at mosque

He led the prayers on Saturday evening and was diagnosed with the infection on Sunday morning, bdnews24 quoted Shalikha Upazila chief exe...Read More

Russian microbiologist claims coronavirus to be outcome of crazy experiments in Wuhan

Russian microbiologist claims coronavirus to be outcome of crazy experiments in Wuhan

In an interview to Russian daily Moskovsky Komsomolets, translated in a report by the UK-based Daily Mail, noted scientist Professor Pete...Read More

WHO says novel coronavirus not manipulated or constructed

WHO says novel coronavirus not manipulated or constructed

If the SARS-CoV-2 were a constructed virus, its genomic sequence would show a mix of known elements, but "this is not the case," accordin...Read More

Study recommends use of paper towels over hand dryers for removing viruses

Study recommends use of paper towels over hand dryers for removing viruses

Hand drying is important to minimise the spread of dangerous microbes since failure to remove them increases transfer to environmental su...Read More

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