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Youth volunteers in Madhya Pradesh encourage reluctant residents of rural areas to get vaccinated

Nalchha village in Dhar district is a tribal-dominated area where the residents live in fear of contracting the Coronavirus but are still not ready for vaccination due to misconceptions

Published on 25th May 2021
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Youngster's hangout spot, Kochi Lulu Mall closed after declared a containment zone

The COVID cases are steadily rising in the district and the health officials have warned the public to take all caution and preventive measures against the spread of the virus

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Young kids could spread COVID-19 as much as older children, adults: Study 

The findings, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, shed light on the possibility that the youngest children transmit the virus as much as other age groups

Published on 31st July 2020
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Yoga Day: Grand Master Akshar's masterclass on yoga for a post-COVID situation  

Yoga’s role has become more important than ever in protecting the individual from the virus. Grand Master Akshar, Founder, Akshar Yoga tells us about the asanas that can serve us best in these times 

Published on 21st June 2021
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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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With classes in Tamil Nadu set to reopen, health officials to conduct regular COVID-19 screenings

With classes for tenth and plus two students in Tamil Nadu set to commence , the state health department has directed its officials to compulsorily screen students and faculty for Coronavirus

Published on 18th January 2021
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With schools shut and no mid-day meals, children in Muzaffarpur return to agricultural fields

During this coronavirus lockdown, the burden has become heavier with the mid-day meals services in schools being stopped in the past few months

Published on 8th July 2020
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With just 14 active COVID cases, Meghalaya is set to reopen its restaurants, salons next week 

Even as 15,000 people returned from other parts of the country, the state government has been able to contain the spread of the coronavirus swiftly, Tynsong said

Published on 18th June 2020
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With its last three COVID patients discharged on Friday, this country is free from the pandemic

Health Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete said that the island nation will continue to prepare and work as hard as they can to avoid another wave of the deadly virus, reports Xinhua news agency.

Published on 5th June 2020
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With COVID restrictions relaxed, life is almost normal in Tamil Nadu

The months of May and June saw a surge in coronavirus infections after the Assembly polls in April this year and the DMK government imposed the lockdown

Published on 5th July 2021
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With a Coronavirus- related economic recession approaching, are we doing enough to stop fraud

The latest figures from Action Fraud show a 400 per cent increase in Coronavirus-related cybercrime and fraud since mid-February

Published on 24th April 2020
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With 48,000 fresh cases India's COVID tally crosses the 15,00,000 mark

India still the third worst-hit nation by the pandemic now has 15,31,669 cases and 34,193 people have lost their lives to the virus while 9,88,029 have recovered

Published on 29th July 2020
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Why Kolkata's Presidency University students are asking for postponement of internal exams amid COVID-19 pandemic

The students said that many of their classmates are affected by the virus and wouldn't be possible for them to sit for the exams

Published on 12th May 2021
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Why COVID infection in your pet dogs, cats may be common than thought

With pets in 40/196 households (20.4 per cent) having antibodies for the virus, the study reveals that COVID-19 is highly prevalent in pets of people who have had the disease

Published on 1st July 2021
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Why Bengaluru's young and upwardly mobile are using bike-sharing apps to get across town in post-COVID world 

We speak to founders of various bike rental services in Bengaluru who have resumed their operations. They tell us about the precautionary measures taken to keep their bikes virus and germs free

Published on 1st June 2020

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