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COVID-19 positive youth dies by suicide in Lucknow institute

Kamal Kishore, who was suffering from chronic kidney disease and was undergoing dialysis, had tested positive for coronavirus on April 16

Published on 29th April 2021

Brazilian COVID variant may be more transmissible, evade immunity: Study

The researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and colleagues in Brazil found that genetically speaking P.1 is different from the previous strains of Coronavirus

Published on 29th April 2021

COVID-19 may prolong infection in children, adults with cancer, says new study

The extended duration of infection may also increase the incidence of mutations, said researchers at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), US

Published on 29th April 2021

What the FAQ: What is medical triage and how is it helping India's fight against COVID?

In today's What the FAQ, we try and explain what medical triage is and how India is using the methodology to combat the Coronavirus

Published on 29th April 2021

India better prepared this year to beat COVID-19 compared to 2020: Harsh Vardhan

The camps are being organised by the Competent Foundation with the help of various associations, NGOs and blood banks in wake of fulfilling the blood requisition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it said

Published on 27th April 2021

'Indian strain' of Coronavirus spreads faster, but little evidence of it being more lethal, say experts

The B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2, also being called a 'double mutant' or the 'Indian strain', has been found prevalent largely in Maharashtra and Delhi

Published on 27th April 2021

This UP businessman is refilling oxygen cylinders for just Re 1. Here's how

Manoj Gupta, a businessman in Hamirpur district is refilling oxygen cylinders at a cost of only Rs 1 for the treatment of Coronavirus positive patients

Published on 23rd April 2021

What the FAQ: What is proning and why is the Health Ministry recommending it for COVID patients?

As the country is faced wit a deadlier wave of the Coronavirus, the Health Ministry has been encouraging the proning technique to relieve respiratory issues

Published on 23rd April 2021

Govt releases COVID data showing severity, demography of victims in second wave almost same as first wave

The release of the statistics follows growing panic in the country over concerns that the second wave is somehow more powerful and could cause greater havoc

Published on 21st April 2021
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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tests positive for COVID-19, assures ministry will work as usual

He also assured that the work of the Education Ministry is being conducted normally observing necessary precautions

Published on 21st April 2021

COVID brings an early 'summer' in Haryana as state closes its schools until May 31

Earlier this month, the state government had decided to close schools till April 30 for students up to class 8, but later they were shut for all classes in the wake of a sharp rise in coronavirus case

Published on 21st April 2021

IIT KGP's COVIRAP testing device can detect COVID within 45 mins using a free app on your phone and a handheld device

COVIRAP is a step-wise isothermal nucleic acid testing technology for the rapid diagnostics of pathogenic infections including the Coronavirus

Published on 21st April 2021

Twitter, Facebook, Snap join US government's promotional campaign for vaccine eligibility

The White House through its COVID vaccination campaign aims to address vaccine hesitancy. Earlier, it had set a date of May 1 for states to open Coronavirus vaccine eligibility to all adults

Published on 19th April 2021

Welcome to Reason: Did Coronavirus just expose our lack of discipline?

As we find ourselves dealing with a second wave of the Coronavirus, John Monteiro wonders if the Indian public has been flouting rules made for our safety and good health

Published on 17th April 2021

CICSE defers class X and XII exams in view of surge in COVID cases

The CICSE announced that in light of the nationwide surge in coronavirus cases, the class X and XII exams which were to be held from May 4 have been deferred

Published on 16th April 2021

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