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Coronavirus updates | May 9, 2021

Delhi and Uttar Pradesh extended their ongoing lockdown till May 17 as a large part of the country remained under strict curbs due to the raging COVID pandemic.  Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Puducherry will also have a two-week shutdown starting Monday. In the Northeast, Mizoram government has imposed a seven-day …

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Coronavirus: Key element of strong antibody response to Covid-19 decoded – health

Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 17, 2020.

Scientists have discovered a common feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise the novel coronavirus, a finding which they say can aid successful vaccine development against COVID-19. While multiple vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials, the researchers, including those from the Scripps Research Institute in the US, …

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Covid-19: Novel air filter to “catch and kill” coronavirus developed – health

Coronavirus (representational image)

Scientists have designed a “catch and kill” air filter which they say can trap the novel coronavirus and neutralise it instantly, an invention that may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in closed spaces such as schools, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as public transit environments like airplanes. According …

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Covid-19: Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations – health

New Delhi, India - July 5, 2020: A girl rides a bicycle at Rajpath after rain showers in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The WHO has said the coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person …

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Corona Kit: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches ayurvedic medicine for coronavirus, claims 100% recovery within 3-7 days – health

According to the latest update by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), 14,011 deaths have been recorded due to the infection so far in the country.

Patanjali on Tuesday launched ‘Coronil and Swasari’, what it claims is the Ayurvedic cure for treating COVID-19, which they said has been shown 100 per cent favourable results during clinical trials on affected patients, at Patanjali Yogpeeth here. The efficacy of Patanjali’s medicine on Covid cure has not been corroborated …

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Coronavirus pandemic: Using human faeces to track Covid-19 – health

In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2020, an infectious disease specialist takes a sample from a coronavirus patient under quarantine at the Dr John Garang Infectious Diseases Unit in Juba, South Sudan. (Representtional)

Although Singapore is still averaging over 200 new COVID-19 cases per day for the past week, the government surprised residents by announcing an earlier than expected start of phase two of re-opening the economy. Singapore has now close to 42,000 cases – a large number for a small country of …

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Rahul Gandhi tweets charts showing COVID-19 cases climbing, says ‘insanity is doing the same thing over and over’

Coronavirus Outbreak LATEST Updates: Rahul Gandhi on Saturday tweeted four graphs illustrating the four phases of nationwide lockdown in India reflecting no decline in the number of COVID-19 cases. “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,” said Rahul on Twitter. The percentage of …

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No coercive action against private firms that have failed to pay full wages during lockdown, SC observes

Coronavirus Outbreak LATEST Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday observed that no coercive action be taken against private firms, which have failed to pay full wages to employees during lockdown period. The apex court was hearing the matter on on MHA notification on full wages during 54-day lockdown. There are …

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India crosses 10,000 confirmed cases in a single day for the first time, total up to 2,97,535; toll nears 8,500

Coronavirus Outbreak LATEST Updates: India reported a record jump of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases and 396 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data released by the health ministry on Friday. For the second consecutive day this week, Gujarat reported more than 500 positive cases making it nearly …

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Gurgaon cop among 6 dead in district today; COVID-19 containment zones in Bangalore rise to 113

Coronavirus Outbreak LATEST Updates: A team of NHRC on Thursday visited the LNJP hospital. Jyotika Kalra, a member was quoted by ANI as saying, “We have come here to take stock of situation after NHRC took suo moto cognizance on the complaints of the patients regarding discrepancies in availability of beds …

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