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Coronavirus disease 2019: Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. The first confirmed case has been traced back to 17 November 2019 in Hubei. As of 13 July 2020, more than 12.9 million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories, resulting in more than 571,000 deaths. More than 7 million people have recovered.

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Study: Immunity To COVID-19 May Only Last A Few Months [Video]

Study: Immunity To COVID-19 May Only Last A Few Months

British researchers say that after people are infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19, their natural immunity to it could decline within months. According to CNN, a new paper suggests that..

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2 held in connection with murder of businessman [Video]

2 held in connection with murder of businessman

Noida Police arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a 22-year-old businessman, who had gone missing since July 5. The victim, Aditya Soni, owned a polishing business in the Site 5..

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Johnson makes face coverings compulsory in England’s shops [Video]

Johnson makes face coverings compulsory in England’s shops

Johnson makes face coverings compulsory in England’s shops As of July 24, it will be mandatory to wear a face covering whilst shopping in England. The Government have announced this fresh move to..

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COVID-19: Recovery rate in India improved to 63.02% [Video]

COVID-19: Recovery rate in India improved to 63.02%

18,850 people have been recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total cumulative number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients to 5,53,470. The recovery rate has further improved to 63.02%..

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Lucknow girl, Divyanshi Jain tops CBSE class 12 results [Video]

Lucknow girl, Divyanshi Jain tops CBSE class 12 results

A class 12th student Divyanshi Jain, scored 600 marks out of 600 to get 100% marks in the CBSE class 12 results declared on July 13.The 18-year-old did not lose a single mark in any of her six subjects..

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Pfizer, BioNTech get vaccine 'fast track' from FDA [Video]

Pfizer, BioNTech get vaccine 'fast track' from FDA

Pfizer Inc and partner BioNTech SE said on Monday two of their experimental coronavirus vaccines received 'fast track' designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, speeding up the regulatory..

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COVID crisis may get "worse and worse": WHO [Video]

COVID crisis may get "worse and worse": WHO

The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization has warned.

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopening debate [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopening debate

[NFA] Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases while virus-related deaths across..

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopenings debate [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopenings debate

[NFA] Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases while virus-related deaths across..

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Trump bets re-opening schools may win votes [Video]

Trump bets re-opening schools may win votes

[NFA] The Republican president's re-election effort sees re-opening schools shuttered by the coronavirus as part of a plan to restore his standing among suburban voters. This report produced by Zachary..

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New health crisis looms as patients delay care [Video]

New health crisis looms as patients delay care

The resurgence of COVID-19 in the U.S. is creating another health crisis as hospitals fill and patients are fearful or unable to get non-emergency care. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Immunity to Covid 19 'could be lost within months' [Video]

Immunity to Covid 19 'could be lost within months'

Scientists have discovered that immunity to Covid 19 could be lost within months.

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Youth sports to resume with ‘field bubbles’ in Scotland [Video]

Youth sports to resume with ‘field bubbles’ in Scotland

Youth sports including football and rugby can begin again, though the rules allowing physical contact will only apply to “field bubbles” on the pitches themselves. Organised contact sports for..

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Prince Charles visits holiday business impacted by Covid-19 [Video]

Prince Charles visits holiday business impacted by Covid-19

The Prince of Wales visited a family run travel and holiday business in Mountain Ash, south Wales on Monday. Edwards Coaches has been run by five generations of the Edwards family since 1925. From..

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PM: People should return to workplace if safe to do so [Video]

PM: People should return to workplace if safe to do so

Boris Johnson says that people who have been working from home should talk to their employers. The prime minister said businesses have gone to "huge lengths" to be Covid-secure, and that people should..

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Celebrities who have had COVID-19 [Video]

Celebrities who have had COVID-19

om Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, were the first celebrities to reveal that they had tested positive for the virus.

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COVID-19: CM Yogi chairs meeting with Team 11 in Lucknow [Video]

COVID-19: CM Yogi chairs meeting with Team 11 in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on July 13 chaired a meeting with the officials of Team 11. The meeting was held to review the COVID-19 situation in the state. Team 11 was formed by the UP..

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DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19 [Video]

DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19

Activists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are facing challenges beating myths and COVID-19 itself.

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Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup [Video]

Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup

Tanzania's government is accused of sending out false messaging about COVID-19 and covering up a crisis.

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COVID-19: Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on 'Sawan Somwar' [Video]

COVID-19: Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on 'Sawan Somwar'

Devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva from outside the Augarnath Temple on second Monday of 'Sawan' month in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on July 13. The doors of temple are closed for the devotees since..

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