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, China, and has since spread globally, resulting in an ongoing pandemic. However, the first case may be traced back to 17 November, 2019. As of 28 May 2020, more than 5.8million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories, resulting in more than 359,000 deaths. More than 2.39million people have recovered.
The members of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) are spreading awareness among villagers amid coronavirus pandemic. They are running awareness campaign in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh on June 05. District..
Vaikasi Visakam festival was celebrated in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on June 04. The celebration took place at Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple in Madurai. No devotees were allowed at the temple to avoid the..
The Rajsathan government has decided to start examinations of various universities, their affiliated colleges, technical universities and polytechnic colleges in the second week of July. The exams were..
Business Secretary Alok Sharma is being tested for coronavirus, after appearing unwell during a House of Commons debate just days after parliament returned to in-person voting. Report by Connerv. Like..
While interacting with Managing Director (MD) of Bajaj Auto, Rajiv Bajaj via video conferencing, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi spoke on COVID-19 crisis with him. He said, "I don't think anyone imagined..
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath handed over his official plane to state's health department amid coronavirus pandemic. Airplane was given with an aim to combat with several challenges of..
Travellers from overseas could increase the spread of Covid-19, the Home Secretary has said as she outlined time-limited quarantine measures for England. Making a statement to the Commons, Priti Patel..
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An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to controversy around a drug championed by U.S... Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Indian drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Friday it was testing a plant-derived drug, AQCH, for the potential treatment of COVID-19 as part of a mid-stage trial, with results expected.. Reuters India - Published
NEW YORK: Why do some people infected with the coronavirus suffer only mild symptoms, while others become deathly ill? Geneticists have been scouring our DNA for clues. Now, a study by European.. WorldNews - Published
The U.S. unemployment rate likely shot up to almost 20% in May, a new post World War Two record, with millions more losing their jobs, exposing the horrific human toll from the COVID-19 crisis. Reuters - Published
Novavax Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will give the late-stage biotech company up to $60 million to fund the manufacturing of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine. Reuters - Published
Even as the Covid-19 count has crossed 2 lakh, the Union government fears a huge surge in numbers in the coming days and told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the country would require a large number.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Union home ministry has blacklisted around 2,300 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members and barred their re-entry into India for 10 years in view of their participation earlier in the outfit’s religious.. IndiaTimes - Published
After making it mandatory for employers to pay full wages to workers during the lockdown through its March 29 notification, the Centre on Thursday substantially diluted its stand by saying employers.. IndiaTimes - Published
Covid-19 has now found a new hunting ground – rural India. After having many cities reel under its effect, there has been a trend reversal with rural districts in many states reporting a spike in.. IndiaTimes - Published
U.S. laboratories testing patients for COVID-19 are required to report data such as a patient's age and ethnicity along with test results, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on.. Reuters - Published
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a COVID-19 vaccine must be shared by the world in order to eradicate the disease. Trudeau delivered that message today in his third international summit in.. WorldNews - Published
With the total COVID-19 cases in the state breaching the 27,000 mark, and the mounting strain on the government healthcare infrastructure, the Tamil Nadu Government has included treatment of infected.. DNA - Published
As all districts of UT of Delhi are now affected by COVID-19, Dr Harsh Vardhan pointed out that "the rising cases, high positivity rates and low testing levels in many districts are worrisome". DNA - Published
The central government went for a lockdown to avoid any large-scale fatality due to Covid-19 as its priority was to save people's lives and build health infrastructure during the period to deal with.. IndiaTimes - Published
Rural parts of India have begun to see a surge in novel coronavirus infections, as millions of migrant workers returning from big cities and industrial hubs bring the virus home with them, according to.. IndiaTimes - Published
With Covid-19 cases and fatalities rising in the national capital, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan stressed the need for ramping up testing, coupled with aggressive surveillance, contact tracing.. IndiaTimes - Published
A vast database from a little-known company called Surgisphere has influenced rapid policy shifts as the world seeks treatments for Covid-19. But as researchers began to examine it more closely, they.. WorldNews - Published
Business secretary Alok Sharma had a meeting with Boris Johnson and chancellor Rishi Sunak shortly before falling ill with suspected coronavirus on Wednesday, but the talks in No 10's cabinet room were.. Independent - Published
George Floyd, whose fatal encounter with Minneapolis police stirred a global outcry over racial bias by U.S. law enforcement, tested positive for the coronavirus, his autopsy showed, but the infection.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Trial suggests drug does not protect those exposed to virus from becoming infected Taking hydroxychloroquine does not protect people who have been close to someone with coronavirus from becoming.. WorldNews - Published
People across almost all the world's leading rich economies have turned more sceptical about their governments' handling of the coronavirus pandemic with confidence slumping the most in Britain, a.. Reuters - Published
Minneapolis: A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that.. WorldNews - Published
(CNN)The way we got here -- a Covid-19 contagion that has sickened more than six million people and killed nearly 380,000 globally -- is absolutely horrible, but the pandemic has awakened the world to.. WorldNews - Published
The World Health Organization, or WHO, said on Wednesday that it will resume trials of anti-malaria drug hydroxycholorquine as a potential treatment of COVID-19 after having previously announced a.. WorldNews - Published
By Michael Erman (Reuters) - The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according.. WorldNews - Published