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Come up with an Ayurveda syllabus that is of international level: PM Modi inaugurated institutes in Raj, Guj

The demand for immunity boosters from India such as turmeric and Ayurvedic products has grown globally, the PM added 

Published on 13th November 2020
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More economic worries mean less caution about COVID-19: Study

In states with lower unemployment benefits, job insecurity was associated with a seven per cent decline in compliance with COVID-19 prevention behaviours

Published on 9th November 2020
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How Anubha Mahajan used social media to unite Indians silently living with chronic pain and give them a voice

Anubha Mahajan set up Chronic Pain India on Twitter and Insagram where she offered people the opportunity to share their experiences with such conditions

Published on 15th October 2020
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Remdesivir and several other repurposed drugs have little to no effect in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: WHO study

The study, which spans more than 30 countries, looked at the effects of these treatments on overall mortality, initiation of ventilation, and duration of hospital stay in patients

Published on 16th October 2020
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Lack of social bonding triggers anxiety, heart ailments among urban Indians amid COVID: Study

As per an estimate by the World Health Organisation, with around 1.7 million deaths in 2016 being attributed to this dreaded ailment, heart disease is the leading cause of deaths in India

Published on 29th September 2020
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Single-day Coronavirus cases hit record high globally: WHO

As of Monday morning, the overall number of global Coronavirus cases stood at 28,891,676, while the deaths have increased to 922,441, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Published on 14th September 2020
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Flexibility in visa rules enhanced health precautions for students travelling to the UK for new academic year

UK Visas and Immigration has introduced greater flexibility in visa rules, allowing students to apply for visas when they are able to travel to the UK, rather than at the start of their studies

Published on 3rd September 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic affecting mental health of millions: World Health Organisation

WHO chief said that people in long-term facilities such as care homes and psychiatric institutions are at an increased risk of infection

Published on 28th August 2020
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UK govt mandates masks for students above 12 years in schools located in areas under lockdown

The UK government is not recommending face coverings are necessary for areas not under lockdown, schools will have the discretion to require face coverings in communal areas

Published on 27th August 2020
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World Health Organisation says plasma therapy for COVID-19 still 'experimental' 

WHO's chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said convalescent plasma therapy has been used in the last century to treat numerous infectious diseases, with varying levels of success

Published on 24th August 2020
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LPU students develop herbal 'vetiver' mask with filters to purify air and strengthen your immunity against COVID

The herbal mask developed by a team at LPU can last up to two months and is washable. We find out how it was developed and how it can help you

Published on 14th August 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine out in Russia and it apparently works! Vladimir Putin's daughter gets a shot

Since the outbreak of Coronavirus in December last year, various countries have been racing against time to bring the Coronavirus vaccine

Published on 11th August 2020
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Why this inspirational rap anthem about Dharavi's fight against COVID-19 is what you need to listen to now!

Featuring masked rappers, the powerful track talks about how Dharavi – Asia’s largest slum made history by flattening the COVID-19 curve while urging the country to unite and face the pandemic

Published on 10th August 2020
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IISc develops mobile infection testing, reporting labs to collect test samples using RT-PCR onsite

Touted to be the country's first and only bio-safety level 2 plus compliant, the mobile diagnostic lab is approved by the state-run Indian Council he of Medical Research

Published on 6th August 2020
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World Health Organisation confirms that COVID-19 can spread through the air

Recent COVID-19 outbreaks in crowded indoor settings suggest that the virus can hang around in the air long enough to potentially infect others if social distancing is not enforced

Published on 30th July 2020

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