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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Kerala reports 7983 fresh cases pushing COVID-19 tally to 4.2 lakh

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (PTI) Kerala reported 7,983 fresh cases on Saturday, pushing the COVID-19 caseload to 4,20,166, while as many as 91,190 people are presently undergoing treatment, Health minister K K Shailaja More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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COVID-19 antibody therapy may lower hospitalisations, emergency visits, study finds

Los Angeles, Oct 31 (PTI) COVID-19 patients who were administered a novel antibody had fewer symptoms and were less likely to require hospitalisation or emergency medical care than those who did not receive the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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U.S. reports world record of more than 1 Lakh COVID-19 cases in single day

(Reuters) – The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 1 Lakh new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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India’s COVID-19 caseload goes past 81 lakh with 48,648 fresh infections

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India’s caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, while the number of recoveries crossed the 74-lakh mark, pushing the recovery rate to 91.34 per More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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EU: WHO should have more power to investigate outbreaks

LONDON (AP) — European countries are calling for the World Health Organization to be given greater powers to independently investigate outbreaks and compel countries to provide more data, after the devastating More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

How does COVID-19 affect the heart? Even though it’s known as a respiratory virus, doctors believe the coronavirus can directly infect the heart muscle and cause other problems leading to heart damage. The doctors More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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COVID-19: Antibody response in most people strong, does not decline rapidly, study says

New York, Oct 29 (PTI) A vast majority of individuals infected with mild-to-moderate COVID 19 mount a “robust” defence via antibodies that is relatively stable for “at least five months”, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India’s COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday with 49,881 new cases, while the recoveries have surged to 73.15 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 90.99 per More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Smriti Irani tests positive for COVID-19

Union minister Smriti Irani tested positive for COVID-19. New Delhi, Oct 28 (PTI) Union minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said she has tested positive for COVID-19. She asked people who came in contact with her More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Germany and France prepare new lockdowns as COVID-19 sweeps Europe

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – Germany and France prepared to announce restrictions approaching the level of last spring’s blanket lockdowns on Wednesday as COVID deaths across Europe rose almost 40% in a week, More...