WHO says COVID-19 seems to lack seasonal pattern

LONDON (AP) — The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization said that COVID-19 doesn’t seem to follow the seasonal patterns that some viruses exhibit, making it harder to control. People eat at a restaurant following an ease in restrictions that had been imposed to help control the coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Unlike More...

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By Manisha Sen On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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New Zealand marks 100 days without coronavirus case

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against complacency as countries like Vietnam and Australia which once had the virus More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Coronavirus death rate among Indian men more than double of women

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that of the people who died due to coronavirus in India, 68 per cent are males and 32 per cent are females. People wearing masks as a precaution More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Anxious WHO implores world to ‘do it all’ in long war on COVID-19

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization warned on Monday that there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine and that the road to normality would be long, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19, WHO warns

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19, and the road to normality would be long. A More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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Russia plans mass vaccination against coronavirus from October, RIA reports

FILE PHOTO: Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko speaks during a demonstration prior to the opening of a new section for treatment of patients, affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at N.I. Pirogov More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Physical distancing linked with significant reduction in COVID-19 transmission: Study

Washington, Jul 31 (PTI) Implementation of physical distancing policies nationally is associated with significant reductions in transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes COVID-19, and reduced community mobility, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Young kids could spread COVID-19 as much as older children, adults: Study

Washington, Jul 31 (PTI) Children younger than five years with mild to moderate COVID-19 have much higher levels of the novel coronavirus genetic material in the nose compared to older children and adults, according More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Can the coronavirus spread through the air?

Can the coronavirus spread through the air? Yes, it’s possible. AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin The World Health Organization recently acknowledged the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Herd immunity against coronavirus may be developing in Mumbai’s poorest areas

(Bloomberg) — Around six in ten people living in some of India’s biggest slums have antibodies for the novel coronavirus indicating they’ve recovered from infection, in what appears to be one of the highest More...