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COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 93,92,919; recoveries cross 88 lakh

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 88,02,267 pushing the national recovery rate to 93.71 per cent
The PMC has also warned the residents that a second wave of Coronavirus might arrive in the city in the winters.

Covid-19 vaccine: Who’ll get vaccination priority? Niti Aayog member reveals

Serum Institute of India is conducting phase III trials for AstraZeneca and Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Cinema halls, multiplexes to reopen at 50% capacity from tomorrow

These institutions and facilities have remained closed since the nationwide lockdown was announced back in March.

Tiny antibody completely neutralises novel coronavirus: Study

The researchers set out to isolate the gene for one or more antibodies that block the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which would allow for mass production.

Ten times smaller than a full-sized antibody, the molecule has been used to construct a drug.

Covid-19: Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in coronavirus vaccine race

Even as companies recruit tens of thousands of people for larger vaccine studies this summer, behind the scenes scientists still are testing ferrets, monkeys and other animals in hopes of clues to tho

PMCARES Fund to allocate Rs 2,000 crore for purchasing ventilators, Rs 1,000 crore for migrants

Out of the Rs 3,100 crore, neatly Rs 2,000 crore will be earmarked for the purchase of ventilators and Rs 1,000 crore for care of migrant labourers, the PMO said in a statement.

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Kerala announces lockdown till March 31 as 28 fresh COVID-19 cases reported

Over 64,000 people are under surveillance in the state and 383 are in isolation in various hospitals.

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Novel Artificial Intelligence to predict tumour response to drugs: Study

The study, published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, assessed computed tomography (CT) X-ray scans from patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu comes to standstill as people observe ‘Janta Curfew’; govt extends it till Monday morning

While the support of people, traders, industries and other sections of the society was visible on Sunday, the government acknowledged their "cooperation," and said the curfew scheduled to end at 9 pm

Coronavirus: Wash hands after handling currency notes, appeals IBA

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, banking lobby Indian Banks' Association (IBA) has made an appeal to people to wash their hands after touching or counting currency.

Coronavirus: PM Modi cautions migrants against any travel, urges them to stay put whichever city they are

Modi's appeal on Twitter came amid reports of migrants leaving for their homes from big cities, where several cases of coronavirus have been reported.

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First Coronavirus death in India: 76-year-old man dies in Karnataka

Karnataka State Health Minister B Sriramulu in a tweet said the necessary contact tracing, isolation and other measures as per protocol were being taken.

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Coronavirus: India suspends visa on arrival facility for South Korea, Japan nationals

In the wake of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, the visa on arrival facility has been temporarily suspended for the nationals of Japan and South Korea, Bureau of immigration which comes under the M

China reports 29 more virus deaths, lowest since January

The daily tally of fatalities has fallen for three straight days now, hitting the lowest mark since January 29, when 26 new deaths were reported.

China said Saturday the daily count of new virus cases there fell significantly to 397, with another 109 people dying of the disease, most in the epicenter of Hubei province.

Coronavirus outbreak: Revival of old pharma plants to make up for shortfall of life-saving drugs from China

More than 70 per cent of the pharmaceutical imports in the country consists of the Chinese imports and might affect the production of the essential life-saving drugs.

Have snake phobia? This Indian state records the highest number of snake-bite deaths

0.65 per cent of all snake-bite related cases resulted in death in West Bengal which is almost two times the ratio in Andhra Pradesh.

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Coronavirus is ‘accelerating’, warns Chinese President Xi Jinping

The comments come as Chinese authorities scramble to contain the new virus, which first emerged in central Wuhan city, but has spread to at least 30 regions and provinces in China.

Coronavirus: PMO reviews India’s preparedness to deal with deadly virus cases

The meeting was held on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Cabinet Secretary, Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary, Health Secretary, Civil Aviation Secretary and se

Coronavirus scare: India ‘requests’ China to permit Indian students stuck in Wuhan to leave

About 700 Indian students, mostly medical students, are believed to be studying in different universities in Wuhan and its surrounding areas.

Coronavirus: Three persons kept under observation, health ministry says no positive cases so far

Of the three, two persons have been kept under observation at a Mumbai hospital while one person is under watch at a hospital in Hyderabad for possible exposure to the respiratory virus which has infe

China shuts down 13 cities as coronavirus death toll climbs to 26

Twenty-nine provinces have reported the cases. China's biggest city Shanghai raised the emergency response of public health safety to level 1, the highest, following Beijing, and Hubei, Hunan, Zhejian

China’s Coronavirus outbreak: First Indian, belonging to Kerala, tested positive; Govt sets up hotlines

Kerala Chief Minister Pinnarayi Vijayan wrote to Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar urging him to take necessary steps for treatment of the nurses reportedly suffering from the coronavirus in S

Masks, disinfectants in low supply as China virus spreads

More people than usual were seen wearing masks on the streets and several stores had run out of stock.

What caused outbreak of HIV among Pakistani children? Doctors’ study reveals reasons

By the end of July when the study was being completed, only one in three children had started antiretroviral treatment "due to an inadequate supply of drugs and a lack of trained staff", the statement

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