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Hundreds of flights cancelled at Shanghai airport as city tackles COVID-19 outbreak
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Hundreds of flights cancelled at Shanghai airport as city tackles COVID-19 outbreak

China is now planning to give high-risk workers at the airport the experimental vaccine that has already been providing to State employees, international students, and essential workers since July

Beijing begins testing food, parcel delivery persons after new cluster is linked to city's Xinfadi market; 200 cases reported since 11 June
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Beijing begins testing food, parcel delivery persons after new cluster is linked to city's Xinfadi market; 200 cases reported since 11 June

Officials in Beijing are carrying out nucleic acid tests on all food and parcel delivery personnel as they ramp up efforts to rein in an outbreak of the coronavirus in the Chinese capital

In COVID-19 white paper, China counters global allegations of cover-up and delay, praises ruling CPC and Xi Jinping
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In COVID-19 white paper, China counters global allegations of cover-up and delay, praises ruling CPC and Xi Jinping

A white paper released by the Chinese government gave a lengthy explanation to refute the allegations of cover-up and delay by Beijing on reporting the COVID-19 outbreak last year in Wuhan.

China delayed sending crucial data on coronavirus to WHO, recordings of health body’s internal meetings reveal; points to WHO’s limited authority
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China delayed sending crucial data on coronavirus to WHO, recordings of health body’s internal meetings reveal; points to WHO’s limited authority

China sat on releasing the genetic map of the coronavirus for more than a week after three different government labs had fully decoded the information. Tight controls on information and competition within the Chinese public health system were to blame, according to dozens of interviews and internal documents

COVID-19 vaccine update: Chinese vaccine Phase 1 trial results show some promise but also a few temporary side-effects
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COVID-19 vaccine update: Chinese vaccine Phase 1 trial results show some promise but also a few temporary side-effects

As per the study, about 81% of all the participants showed at least one adverse reaction to the vaccine within the first seven days.

United States undermining global economy and fight against COVID-19, claims Chinese envoy to UN Wang Qun
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United States undermining global economy and fight against COVID-19, claims Chinese envoy to UN Wang Qun

China’s ambassador to the United Nations in Vienna, Wang Qun, made the unusually harsh remarks at a meeting with officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), headquartered in Vienna.

Coronavirus World Update, May 15: Global death toll crosses 300,000, Italy to allow movement, Japan eases restrictions
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Coronavirus World Update, May 15: Global death toll crosses 300,000, Italy to allow movement, Japan eases restrictions

Over 4.5 million people have been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive in the world so far. Of these, 1.7 million have recovered and over 300,000 have died.

Chinese rapid antibody test kits' failure nudges India to look elsewhere; govt plans to boost self-reliance, import from other countries
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Chinese rapid antibody test kits' failure nudges India to look elsewhere; govt plans to boost self-reliance, import from other countries

Amid questions regarding the quality and delay in supply of kits by China, tapping other sources for these kits assumes importance given the need for reliable testing undertaken after rigorous review of the equipment.

Foot sores may be a new symptom of COVID-19, Spanish doctors say
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Foot sores may be a new symptom of COVID-19, Spanish doctors say

Purplish foot sores, like the ones seen in chickenpox and measles, may be an early sign of coronavirus infection.

Coronavirus Global Roundup April 14: Nearly 2 million cases, Russia braces for impact, China approves 2 more vaccines for clinical trials
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Coronavirus Global Roundup April 14: Nearly 2 million cases, Russia braces for impact, China approves 2 more vaccines for clinical trials

The world is now approaching two million COVID-19 cases; at last count, 1.93 million people had been infected, and over 120,000 have died.

Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 13: Italy and Spain record a drop in death rate while UK's death toll crosses 10,000
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Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 13: Italy and Spain record a drop in death rate while UK's death toll crosses 10,000

Coronavirus Global Roundup April 13: Italy and Spain record a drop in death rate while UK's death toll crosses 10,000 and China sees a rise in cases There are now over 1.86 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe.

1,541 hidden COVID-19 patients under observation in China, as the country starts reporting asymptomatic cases
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1,541 hidden COVID-19 patients under observation in China, as the country starts reporting asymptomatic cases

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases refer to people who have extremely mild or no symptoms of the infection but test positive for it.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Andhra Pradesh reports sixth positive case; Jharkhand announces lockdown with immediate effect
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Andhra Pradesh reports sixth positive case; Jharkhand announces lockdown with immediate effect

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:The sixth positive case of coronavirus was registered in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. he sixth patient is the wife of the person who tested positive for coronavirus in Visakhapatnam on 17 March upon his return from Mecca. She contracted the virus from her husband, said officials

Centre shuts down 75 coronavirus-hit districts across India: Full list includes Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata
India

Centre shuts down 75 coronavirus-hit districts across India: Full list includes Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata

The Union government has asked states to only allow essential services in the 75 districts which have reported positive coronavirus cases in the country.

Coronavirus outbreak Updates: Italy records highest COVID-19 toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth
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Coronavirus outbreak Updates: Italy records highest COVID-19 toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth

Coronavirus outbreak Updates: The World Health Organisation on Friday warned young people to not be complacent about the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 315 cases confirmed in India, says ICMR; Rajasthan imposes lockdown, Gujarat shuts four major cities
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 315 cases confirmed in India, says ICMR; Rajasthan imposes lockdown, Gujarat shuts four major cities

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 315 Saturday after more than 60 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

Parents in Delhi need to educate children on how to tackle pollution, not just escape it; outdoor activities key to wholesome development
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Parents in Delhi need to educate children on how to tackle pollution, not just escape it; outdoor activities key to wholesome development

While healthy people can lose their good health because of pollution, it is worse for people who already have medical conditions.

WHO logs into TikTok to spread awareness on coronavirus; Deepika Padukone, Sachin Tendulkar accept safe hands challenge
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WHO logs into TikTok to spread awareness on coronavirus; Deepika Padukone, Sachin Tendulkar accept safe hands challenge

Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was seen raising awareness about the highly infectious disease in a video by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Coronavirus pandemic: Donald Trump declares state of emergency in US; decree to open up $50 billion for state, local govt to respond to outbreak
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Coronavirus pandemic: Donald Trump declares state of emergency in US; decree to open up $50 billion for state, local govt to respond to outbreak

At the White House, where President Donald Trump made the emergency decree, drug company executives vowed to work together and with the government to quickly expand the country's coronavirus testing capabilities, which are far behind those in many countries.

'More families will lose their loved ones': Boris Johnson warns people that coronavirus will spread further as UK predicts 10,000 confirmed cases
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'More families will lose their loved ones': Boris Johnson warns people that coronavirus will spread further as UK predicts 10,000 confirmed cases

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Thursday that many more families would see their loved ones die from coronavirus, as the government’s chief scientific adviser said Britain likely has as many as 10,000 people infected.