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Hug trees to fight loneliness 

Lockdown and isolation are tough. We crave for our friends, and it’s much more difficult for some people who are away from home and family. But Iceland has a very wholesome suggestion for citizens craving physical contact in the age of social distancing: Find the nearest tree and give it a hug. The Icelandic Forest […]

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After Goa, Manipur claims to be Covid-free 

This may seem like a small blessing but it does warm our hearts. Just a few days after Goa claimed that it had no more Coronavirus cases, northeastern state of India Manipur too claimed that it has gone Covid-free. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said the state now has no COVID-19 active case […]

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Covid 19: Lockdown extended till May 3, India sees cases rising 

The Narendra Modi government extended the lockdown till May 3, even as the positive Coronavirus cases crossed 12,000 in the country. More than 400 deaths were reported while the number of recovered patients stays strong at around 1,500. When it comes to states, Maharashtra is leading the tally with more than 3,000 cases and 180 […]

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A doctor’s advice in the time of lockdown 

These are tough times, and there would be more problems ahead. But we as people need to recognise our strengths and work with hope and energy.  Dr Sunita Dube is a renowned MD radiologist and founder chairman of MedScapeIndia. She is actively involved in the fight against Coronavirus. She talked to MyCoup about the ongoing […]

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Covid 19: US is the worst-hit nation 

Even as the world scrambles to find a cure to Coronavirus, more than 1.5 million confirmed cases have been reported from around the world, in 184 countries. The death toll has crossed 88,000 and counting. More than half of all the confirmed cases have been in Europe, with Spain and Italy worst affected. However, the […]

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India may continue lockdown as cases rise 

The 21-day lockdown announced by the centre government was supposed to come to an end on April 14. But looking at the amount of rising cases, there’s all the possibility that you may have to stay indoors a bit longer. Many states have already suggested that the lockdown be continued. States like Maharashtra, Telangana, Odisha […]

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Nepal makes Yoga a school subject 

We all benefit from yoga, and why not. India is the birthplace of this amazing exercise routine. Yoga not only keeps you fit physically but also helps your mind to stay calm and composed.  Now Nepal’s government has asked students in grades four through eight to take yoga classes. The government says the classes will […]

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Covid 19: US records highest number of cases, Spain may be next Italy 

The United States of America became the country with the highest number of positive Coronavirus patients even as New York remains the hotspot for the virus in the country.  In the US alone, more than 2,15,000 people have been tested positive and more than 4,500 have succumbed to the virus.  Globally, more than 940,000 cases […]

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First stage of testing Covid 19 vaccine 

Australia’s national science agency said it has started the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19, as it joins a global race to halt the coronavirus pandemic. Pre-clinical testing by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), comprising injecting ferrets with two potential vaccines, was underway at its high-containment biosecurity facility near Melbourne. […]

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Nasa’s green aircraft is here! 

The US space agency NASA has shared its new all-electric X-57 Maxwell plane that will be quieter and up to 500 per cent more efficient than conventional aircraft It will be the first manned X-plane produced by NASA in two decades and is designed to help develop standards for future all-electric aircraft. The X-57 Maxwell […]