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Scientists foresee second wave of virus infections in India during monsoon

The finding is critical to governments globally, because it warns against premature relaxation of strict interventions

24 Apr 2020 2:10 PM

Covid-19 may not be sexually transmitted: Study

Laboratory tests did not detect SARS-CoV-2 in any of the semen samples, the researchers found

23 Apr 2020 5:45 PM

Covid symptoms to watch out for in kids

While data are available for adult patients with COVID-19, limited reports analyse pediatric patients infected with SARS-CoV-2

23 Apr 2020 1:42 PM

Humans responsible spread of coronavirus and other zoonoses

It is human activity that enabled the virus to jump to people, and specialists warn that if nothing changes many other pandemics will follow

21 Apr 2020 11:48 AM

Genetic variation in immune system may affect COVID-19 severity: Study

Poor recognition of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, could cause a person to be more vulnerable to the virus

19 Apr 2020 1:25 PM

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Ventilator from old car parts? Afghan girls pursue prototype

The Herat province in western Afghanistan is one of the nation's hot spots because of proximity to Iran

19 Apr 2020 12:26 PM

Six Indian pharma companies researching to develop corona vaccine

Numerous other vaccine developers have indicated plans to initiate human testing in 2020

16 Apr 2020 1:45 PM

Visa curbs stop medics from treating covid19 patients

Medical professionals holding H-1B and J-1 visas are not permitted to provide medical care outside of specifically approved locations

16 Apr 2020 12:33 PM

New test may quickly, accurately detect novel coronavirus: Study

A number of false-negative and -positive test results have been reported

16 Apr 2020 12:23 PM

Summer heat not enough to kill coronavirus

The authors said that only when samples were heated for 15 minutes at 92 degrees Celsius did the virus die

16 Apr 2020 10:52 AM

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74 mn in Arab world lack hand-washing facility: UN

About 87 million people in the region also lack access to drinking water at home

15 Apr 2020 5:45 PM

117 million children face measels risk from corona response: WHO

Over two dozen countries have officially suspended measles vaccine programmes

14 Apr 2020 5:55 PM

Frontline health workers attending to virus patients battle insomnia

The medical staff also had to wear a full array of personal protective equipment (PPE) for more than 12 hours at a time

14 Apr 2020 12:29 PM

Corona blindsides visually impaired as they worry about social distancing

Students of a premier Kolkata school for the visually impaired who are currently at home due to the lockdown, are worried

13 Apr 2020 5:12 PM

Lockdown takes a toll on mental health, Anxiety levels up as job loss fears rise

Many organisations are offering online toolkits and resources so all employees have what they need to operate productively

12 Apr 2020 2:56 PM

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How safe is it to conceive amid a pandemic?

Experts share how pregnant women should safeguard themselves during the Covid-19 pandemic

11 Apr 2020 11:16 AM

Coping with the lockdown, positively

Though being housebound, living in a curfew like situation, can get to be frustrating, people aren’t complaining

08 Apr 2020 10:58 AM

Sleep: The most underrated antioxidant

Maintaining good sleep hygiene and sleep quality has many advantages

08 Apr 2020 9:37 AM

From fit to fat in 21 days!

Quit the lockdown munching; the dreaded extra pounds are steadily creeping up on us

08 Apr 2020 2:44 AM

Mental health professionals in demand as pandemic fears grow

According to WHO reports, there is a massive disparity between the number of mental health experts and those dealing with mental illness

05 Apr 2020 11:39 AM

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