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Ministry of AYUSH announces results of quiz on preventive measures against infections and diseases like COVID-19

About 45% of the participants fall under the age group of 18-24 from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Delhi

Published on 14th October 2020
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How Ariro Toys ensures that children's developmental years are fun, safe and plastic-free

Ariro Toys in Chennai builds wooden toys for children between ages 0 and 3 that ensure maximum brain development. This is why they got started with these awesome plastic-free toys

Published on 14th October 2020
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Scientists reveal the potential of swine coronavirus jumping from animals to people 

The scientists conducted lab tests to assess the potential threat from SADS-CoV to people, and found that the virus efficiently replicates in human liver and gut cells, as well as airway cells

Published on 14th October 2020
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Scientifically and ethically problematic: WHO debunks idea of herd immunity to beat COVID-19

Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a virus not by exposing them to it, said WHO Director General Tedros Ghbreseysus

Published on 13th October 2020
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It's a war-like situation, we should be ready to ramp up infrastructure when needed: Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

The heart specialist said that we don't know which vaccine will work or is full-proof yet. However, producing any vaccine in the country is not an issue as India is the biggest vaccine manufacturer in

Published on 6th October 2020
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Battling COVID-19: Doctors, govt college profs in TN to submit report on benefits of Siddha medicine

A senior official at the Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS), said significant progress has been made in the research on Kabasura Kudineer (a herbal concoction)

Published on 30th September 2020
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Seasonal or common cold in past may give protection from COVID-19: Study

The study showed that the COVID-19-causing virus, SARS-CoV-2, induces memory B cells, long-lived immune cells that detect pathogens, create antibodies to destroy them

Published on 30th September 2020
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It's not a race: Why 'influential' immunologist Ravindra Gupta believes we need to take some time to get the COVID vaccine right

Global collaboration between scientists to work on the vaccine and understanding the virus is reassuring and will take science ahead quite a few steps, said Ravi Gupta

Published on 28th September 2020
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Scientists predict that COVID-19 will become a seasonal virus in countries with temperate climates

The researchers explain that virus survival in the air and on surfaces, people's susceptibility to infections and human behaviours, such as indoor crowding

Published on 15th September 2020
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By the time we get documents to get supplies, we'll be dead: How India's Transgenders have been hit by lockdown

Most transgender persons do not have government ID proofs like Aadhaar, DL, Passport, PAN, Ration, Voter ID cards and end up getting excluded even out of Food Security despite the Food Security Act  

Published on 29th March 2020
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Government launches 8 immunity-boosting nutraceutical products under PMBJP Scheme

The central government on Thursday launched eight immunity boosting nutraceutical products under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Easy, affordable and a healthy diet can protect people from COVID-19

Though no food will cure COVID-19 infections, a healthy diet along with good physical activity will help build a stronger immune system to tackle the adverse impact of the deadly Coronavirus

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Experts recommend the opening of schools, other educational institutions in a graded manner 

The nationwide lockdown induced by COVID-19 in March prompted schools and colleges to move to the virtual world for teaching and learning activities

Published on 1st September 2020
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This Hyderabad-based non-profit that gives importance to the socio-emotional well-being of kids in a non-virtual way

The seven toolkits they have are on building resilience, healthy relationships, social skills, critical thinking, growth mindset, communication skills and self-management. This is how it works 

Published on 30th August 2020
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Scientists from Washington University develop a nasal vaccine that targets the novel Coronavirus

According to the study, published in the journal Cell, the research team next plan to test the vaccine in non-human primates and humans to see if it is safe and effective in preventing COVID-19

Published on 22nd August 2020

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