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Study links salt-rich diet to a weaker immune system

The research was conducted on mice that were fed a high-salt diet. Later, they were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections

Published on 30th March 2020
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COVID19: US teen booked for coughing on groceries as a 'prank'  

The incident took place at a time when confirmed cases of novel coronavirus are on the rise in Houston area

Published on 30th March 2020
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This researcher from Trivandrum chose to stay in Wuhan and work through the worst of COVID-19 for this reason

Anila P Ajayan, a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Hydrobiology decided to stay back in Wuhan and tells that it was her best decision 

Published on 29th March 2020
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Arvind Kejriwal urges migrant workers to stay back in Delhi, says all arrangements made

In a tweet, he requested people not to get desperate and get back to their homes. He assured them that the Delhi government has made the necessary arrangements for their food and stay

Published on 29th March 2020
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I serve because I must: An Indian Physician Assistant in New York talks about how COVID-19 has flipped life on its head 

Keren Mariam Paul, a physician assistant says that there is a concern of running out of intensive care facility, among other things

Published on 28th March 2020
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Duke University starts decontamination of N95 masks for reuse as critical shortage looms ahead

In addition to specialised equipment that aerosolises the hydrogen peroxide, the decontamination process requires a closed facility where the masks can be exposed to the vapour

Published on 28th March 2020
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There might be a food riot soon: Why these JNU profs have started a petition to help unorganised labourers during lockdown

Are the provisions announced enough for the labourers, rickshaw pullers, washermen and people who make the biggest service sector of the country? ask the professors and suggest ways to deal with it

Published on 28th March 2020
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UK charity Medical Detection Dogs trying to train dogs to smell coronavirus

Dogs would be trained in the same way as those already trained to detect diseases like cancer, Parkinson's and bacterial infections

Published on 27th March 2020
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This Noida woman is cooking and handing out meals to security guards who are working 36 hours shifts

A management professional, Nikhat Khan provides hygienic food and groceries to people in need, while ensuring that she follows social distancing

Published on 27th March 2020
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Dean among 100 quarantined at medical college in Ahmedabad as wife tests positive for Coronavirus

100 people including the dean, doctors and health staff of a medical college and hospital have been quarantined following the dean's wife contracting the virus

Published on 27th March 2020
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IIT Kharagpur study explores the urgent need for COVID-19 lockdown, people's travel behaviour and more

The work will eventually help formulate potential strategic interventions and policy measures for combating any future events of a similar nature

Published on 27th March 2020
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Battling COVID-19: LPU's suraksha 'Kawach' vibrates, glows if someone steps into user's 1-metre safe space

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended a minimum of one-metre distance between oneself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing

Published on 27th March 2020
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How this Gurgaon family that feeds thousands of stray dogs is powering through during the lockdown 

This organisation in Gurgaon raises money from the public to buy food to feed stray cats and dogs in the area since the Coronavirus lockdown 

Published on 27th March 2020
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White House is fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccine development: Here's how

Despite the speedier process, the likely timeline of vaccine delivery is still being pegged at 12-18 months

Published on 27th March 2020
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Meet Chris Parsons, the UK lawyer who cycled from Srinagar to Kanyakumari to help widows and kids in India 

The Loomba Foundation's global mission has always been to eradicate discrimination against widows and help their children along the way too. This is just one of their initiatives and Chris helped out

Published on 26th March 2020

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