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Covid may never go away, says WHO 

The Coronavirus may never be eradicated fully, the World Health Organisation suggested recently even as the number of cases reached more than 4 million worldwide. The United States is still the worst-affected with more than 1.4 million positive cases and more than 80,000 deaths. Russia, Spain, Germany, Italy and the UK continue to reel under […]

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Countries rush to open lockdown, despite several cases 

The Coronavirus cases crossed more than 3.5 million even as many countries are reopening their economies.  The US which till now has registered more than 12 lac cases and more than 73,000 deaths is urging its states to open the lockdown.  Why so? The world has been under Covid 19 threat for more than five […]

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World Red Cross Day: Know more about this organisation

Every year, May 8 is celebrated as World Red Cross or Red Crescent Day to celebrate the good work that the Red Cross Movement does every day around the world. This day also marks the birth anniversary of Swiss businessman Henri Dunant, who came up with the idea of the Red Cross Movement.  Let’s read […]

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Covid 19 cases cross 3 million, US worst-hit 

Even as many pharmaceutical companies around the world are trying to develop a vaccine for Coronavirus, the global figure of people who have tested positive has crossed 3 million already, with more than 2,00,000 reported deaths. The United States is the worst-hit nation where the positive cases are above 1 million with around 60,000 reported […]

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Chinese students get creative social distancing ideas 

Kids who have returned to a school in China are wearing specially designed “social distancing hats” to keep them safe. The creative headwear, which they’re calling a “one-metre hat”, ensures pupils returning from several months away from school, space themselves out to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Four classes of first-year pupils at Yangzheng […]

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Covid 19: US leads with most number of cases 

While many states in the USA are protesting against the lockdown and want it to end, the Coronavirus cases crossed 8,40,000 in the country. The US reported more than 46,000 deaths last week.  Spain too continues to grapple with the pandemic. The European nation has reported more than 2,13,000 positive cases and more than 22,000 […]

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Veteran granddad helps raise millions for Coronavirus 

We all want to contribute against the fight with Coronavirus, in whatever way possible. So when a veteran who fought in World War 2 decided to raise money through his ‘walkathon’ he was expecting some £1000 pounds (almost Rs95,000). But the 99-year-old grandad was in for a surprise. Tom Moore announced a ‘walkathon’ to help […]

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Covid 19 cases have crossed 2 million globally 

Even as the countries grapple with the pandemic, the coronavirus positive cases have crossed 2 million-mark. The United States continues to report the highest number of positive cases and deaths. More than 6,40,000 cases were reported while the country registered more than 28,000 deaths.  The US president Donald Trump has stopped its aid to the […]

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Proud moment as six Indians to help revive US economy 

President Donald Trump has roped in six Indian-American corporate leaders, including Sundar Pichai from Google and Satya Nadella from Microsoft, to seek advice from the “brightest” and the “smartest” people on how to restart US economy that has been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump has named over 200 top American leaders from various […]

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Six Indian companies working for Coronavirus vaccine 

Six Indian companies are working on a Covid-19 vaccine, joining global efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus that’s infected more than 2 million people so far. Nearly 70 “vaccine candidates” are being tested globally and at least three have moved to the human clinical trial stage, but a vaccine is unlikely to […]