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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

Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 4,958

Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 4,958

Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the latest deaths brought the overall toll to 4,958.

Scientists develop new test that may quickly detect novel coronavirus accurately

Scientists develop new test that may quickly detect novel coronavirus accurately

Millions of people have been tested for the novel coronavirus, most using a kit that relies on the PCR, a sensitive method that amplifies...Read More

Chhattisgarh kid donates entire piggy bank savings to CM fund

Chhattisgarh kid donates entire piggy bank savings to CM fund

A seven-year-old boy named Ishan from Ambikapur in north Chhattisgarh has donated his 'entire saving' to the CM relief fund.

Nagaland reports first coronavirus case

Nagaland reports first coronavirus case

The man with coronavirus-like symptoms was admitted to a hospital in Assam's Guwahati, where he tested positive for COVID-19, the officia...Read More

Hantavirus trends online - what are 'New World' and Old World Hanta viruses?

Hantavirus trends online - what are 'New World' and Old World Hanta viruses?

New Delhi: As novel coronavirus wreaks havoc on the world and its economy, China is apparently witnessing resurgence of another virus th...Read More

India lockdown forces smartphone players to defer new launches

India lockdown forces smartphone players to defer new launches

New Delhi: The novel coronavirus which has already hampered smartphone manufacturers 2020 plans in India owing to supply chain issues has...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BEST rifts over frequency of bus amidst shutdown

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BEST rifts over frequency of bus amidst shutdown

Mumbai: In the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak thateventually led to the close down of suburban railway services, theBr...Read More

Global smartphone shipments falls 38% in February

Global smartphone shipments falls 38% in February

Boston: Global smartphone shipments witnessed a steep decline of 38 per cent Year on Year (YoY) in February 2020 in the wake of the novel...Read More

Mumbai: COVID-19 tests must for new jail inmates

Mumbai: COVID-19 tests must for new jail inmates

Mumbai: The impregnable stone walls of the state jails are not foolproof enough to stop a suspect visitor from entry. In a bid to safegu...Read More

Youth’s death stirs panic in Kandivli

Youth’s death stirs panic in Kandivli

Mumbai: Death of a 25-year-old in Kandivli (E) on Wednesday, amid the backdrop of the novel coronavirus outbreak, led to a panic situatio...Read More

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