British Health Minister says will not be recommending masks in offices

London: British Health Minister Matt Hancock said that the government would not be recommending that people wear face masks in offices, after speculation that rules for work places could follow shops. British Health Minister Matt Hancock said government has no plans to make people wear face coverings in the office. “We will not be recommending masks More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19? The goal of contact tracing is to alert people who may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, and prevent them from spreading it to others. More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Antibody immunity to coronavirus may last a few months: UK study

London: Patients who recover from the novel coronavirus may have an antibody response that makes them immune to the deadly virus only for a few months, a new study in the UK has found. A paper titled ‘Longitudinal More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Coronavirus crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’, warns WHO

Geneva/Zurich: The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday. An Indian police More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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UNICEF, FICCI join hands for action plan to support vulnerable populations during the ongoing COVID-19

New Delhi: UNICEF on Monday announced its partnership with FICCI to jointly develop a campaign to support the most vulnerable populations and children during the ongoing COVID-19 response and its aftermath in India. While More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Why India cases are rising to multiple peaks

New Delhi: In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth to the third-worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. India’s fragile health system was More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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WHO says airborne transmission of coronavirus can occur during medical procedures

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus can occur during medical procedures that generate aerosols. WHO on Tuesday acknowledged “emerging evidence” More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?

Is it safe to visit the dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dentists can’t eliminate all risk, but they are taking steps to minimize the chances of spreading the coronavirus. Thousands of people in the world More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of COVID-19

Geneva: The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

Seoul/Singapore: (Reuters) – China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s experimental vaccine set to become the country’s second More...