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Australia slashes citizen returns by half as virus surge worsens

Some five million residents of greater Melbourne were ordered into a six-week lockdown this week in an effort to curb a second wave of virus

10 Jul 2020 11:19 AM

Thackeray orders officials to regulate ambulances, asks to give live updates on availability of beds

The Maharashtra Government had acquired 80 per cent beds of the private hospitals in Mumbai for the treatment of the COVID-19 patients

10 Jul 2020 11:19 AM

Virus Politics: Americans divided as US hits new COVID-19 record every day

US reported another single-day virus record on Thursday as well with more than 60,500 COVID-19 cases

10 Jul 2020 9:53 AM

Burkina Faso's volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

In an attempt to bolster the army that failed to contain jihadist violence, the government passed a law to arm civilians in January

09 Jul 2020 2:03 PM

With zero new local cases, the second wave of virus also coming down in China

Wearing of masks remains obligatory in most indoor spaces and a proof of health is required for entrance to many venues

09 Jul 2020 12:32 PM

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DHL to lay off 2,200 UK workers at Jaguar Land Rover factories

DHL indicated that half of the job cuts are due to a decline in car production and half are the result of anticipated “efficeincy savings”

09 Jul 2020 11:26 AM

UN rejects Russia's bid to reduce delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria

The resolution needed a minimum of nine 'yes' votes in the 15-member council, but it got support from China, Vietnam and South Africa only

09 Jul 2020 10:55 AM

India, US to initiate clinical trials for Ayurvedic formulations against COVID-19

According to the ambassador, there are at least three ongoing collaborations between Indian vaccine companies with US-based institutions

09 Jul 2020 9:58 AM

Gilead starts testing inhaled version of remdesivir for COVID-19

Gilead also plans to start additional clinical trials to evaluate remdesivir when used in combination with anti-inflammatory medicines

09 Jul 2020 9:10 AM

What will it take for Bolsonaro to treat this pandemic seriously?

Brazil is the second worst affected country in the world in this pandemic, and now the president himself has been tested COVID-19 positive

08 Jul 2020 2:05 PM

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Sena starts online petition to cancel final year exams

Online petition campaign named ‘cancel final year exams’ started by Mr Sardesai receiving good support with thousands of students signing it

08 Jul 2020 11:41 AM

US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, says he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected

08 Jul 2020 9:44 AM

WHO acknowledges 'evidence’ of COVID-19 airborne spread

The change in the WHO’s assessment of risk of transmission could affect its current advice on keeping 1 metre of physical distancing

08 Jul 2020 9:00 AM

WHO will review claims of airborne transmission of COVID-19 made by health experts

“We are aware of the article and are reviewing its contents with our technical experts,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said

07 Jul 2020 1:21 PM

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China's heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing

06 Jul 2020 2:16 PM

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Can coronavirus spread through air? Hundreds of experts say yes

Scientists say there is evidence that coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise its pandemic guideline

06 Jul 2020 12:36 PM

Palghar prohibits movement of people near water bodies

The police had filed a case of accidental death after five persons drowned while taking a selfie at the Kalmandevi waterfall near Jawhar

06 Jul 2020 12:28 PM

BJP's Kirit Somaiya demands aggressive action plan to protect Mumbai cops from COVID-19

In the letter, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya stated that over 6,000 family members of the policemen are either sick or infected with COVID-19

06 Jul 2020 12:14 PM

Virus and racism merge as a brutal blow to Black well-being

Institutional racism is a brutal blow to Black people’s well-being and renewed calls for racial justice in all realms including health care

06 Jul 2020 11:08 AM

Taj Mahal won't open today, order cites risk of COVID-19 spread

The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown for monuments that have been closed since March

06 Jul 2020 10:51 AM

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