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21 children died this year from encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, health minister promises best care

The outbreak has gone beyond the Muzaffarpur and many children-all belonging to extremely poor families, have also been diagnosed with the syndrome of acute encephalitis in neighbouring districts

Published on 9th June 2019
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Bengaluru doctors do their bit to spread awareness on Nipah virus, hospitals to have two beds exclusively for patients

The department has also asked the districts to furnish daily outbreak report regarding Nipah virus. It also directed the authorities concerned to sensitise health assistants and ASHA workers.

Published on 9th June 2019
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Activists protest outside Bihar Bhawan, seek Nitish Kumar's resignation over deaths of children 

Protestors said accused the Centre and the Bihar government of not being serious about containing the outbreak, and said the healthcare system in the state was mismanaged

Published on 18th June 2019
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Thousands of miles apart, Indian students in China and parents back home share the same worry  

After the coronavirus outbreak in China, we caught up with a few Indian students and their families in India

Published on 25th January 2020
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Closed colleges, online classes and Corona: What life is like for an Indian student in Italy

Varsha Kanth tells us how she has been attending webinars since the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy. Italy has the second most number of COVID-19 cases

Published on 6th March 2020
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Twitter makes work from home compulsory for its employees after WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on March 11 declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. The virus has spread globally, infecting over 118,000 people and killing more than 4,000

Published on 12th March 2020
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WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic: Here are 3 other diseases that shook the world before Coronavirus

The number of cases in over 100 countries around the world has risen to more than 124,000, with over 4,500 deaths, owing to the Coronavirus outbreak

Published on 12th March 2020
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Schools, colleges, cinemas to remain shut in Odisha till March 31: Naveen Patnaik

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday had declared the coronavirus outbreak a 'pandemic' and expressed deep concern

Published on 13th March 2020
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IIT-Madras student plays Corona prank on bus passengers, halts bus to get into friend's car

The girl was strictly warned and sent back, it seems officials of IIT-M too had warned her. This was the first such prank call in the city related to the disease outbreak

Published on 14th March 2020
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The politics behind naming a road in JNU after Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar

With many students going home after the Coronavirus outbreak, the administration decided to install a road name board. Some are outrages, other nonplussed. What is the big deal?

 

Published on 16th March 2020
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A day in the life of an Anganwadi worker in Kerala, during the time of COVID-19

Anganwadi workers in Kerala have been distributing groceries to children's homes, after the centres closed, owing to the pandemic outbreak. This is what their lives are like

Published on 16th March 2020
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IISc shuts down classes, pharmacy, library and eateries on campus for 15 days due to COVID-19

The instructions were issued in view of the prevailing situation relating to the global Coronavirus outbreak, and the instructions of the Karnataka State Government, to prevent spread of the virus

Published on 17th March 2020
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Snapchat is rolling out mental help tool for people who need help during COVID-19 quarantine

Snapchat introduced the mental health support earlier than initially planned to support people who are in isolation or quarantine following the Coronavirus outbreak

Published on 21st March 2020
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Coronavirus and the 'words outbreak': Are you 'Covidiot' or 'Covidient'? 

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, to define new situations new words have been coined and they are being widely used on social media

Published on 24th March 2020
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Lockdown in hostels, students spend time reading, playing 

Institutes have been closed since March 16 over the coronavirus outbreak, and here;s how boarders of hostels of Jadavpur, Presidency and Visva-Bharati universities are spending their time 

Published on 25th March 2020

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