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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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183 kin of Maharashtra cops who died on duty get jobs

Nagpur, Feb 25 (PTI): The Maharashtra police have provided jobs to more than 180 family members of police personnel who died while on duty, including those in fight against coronavirus, DGP Hemant Nagrale said on More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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India reports 16,738 new coronavirus cases; highest since January 29

BENGALURU (Reuters) – India reported 16,738 new coronavirus infections, health ministry data showed on Thursday, for the highest daily jump since January 29, according to a Reuters tally. A healthcare worker More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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Maharashtra reports 8,807 new coronavirus cases, 80 deaths

Mumbai, Feb 24 (PTI) The rise in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra continued unabated on Wednesday with the state reporting 8,807 new infections, taking its total count to 21,21,119, the health department said. A woman More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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India’s dramatic fall in coronavirus cases leaves experts stumped

NEW DELHI (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed dramatically for months More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 11th, 2021
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How are experts tracking variants of the coronavirus?

How are experts tracking variants of the coronavirus? Scientists are scanning virus samples taken from infected people to look for mutations, through a process called genome sequencing. It’s the same method researchers More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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‘How air conditioning spreads coronavirus aerosols decoded’

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) Using advanced air-flow simulation tools on super computers, scientists have analysed an outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a restaurant in China, findings that reveal how ventilation and More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, February 7th, 2021
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AstraZeneca vaccine being tweaked to fight South Africa variant

LONDON (AP) — Developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine expect to have a modified jab to cope with the South Africa coronavirus variant by autumn, the vaccine’s lead researcher said Sunday. NHS advice is More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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WHO team to visit Wuhan market, where first COVID infections seen

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – A World Health Organization-led team of experts investigating the origins of COVID-19 in the central Chinese city of Wuhan was expected to visit Huanan market later on Sunday, a wholesale More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, January 29th, 2021
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India projects economic growth of 11% for 2021/22

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India forecast robust economic growth of 11% for the fiscal year beginning on April 1 in its annual economic survey on Friday, on the back of the beginning of a nationwide coronavirus More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, January 29th, 2021
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WHO team to begin face-to-face meetings with China experts

WUHAN, China (AP) — World Health Organization experts are to begin face-to-face meetings with their Chinese counterparts Friday in the central city of Wuhan at the start of the team’s long-awaited fact-finding More...