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Some scientists think that Vitamin D may help protect people against COVID-19 but the results are inconclusive
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Some scientists think that Vitamin D may help protect people against COVID-19 but the results are inconclusive

Most evidence comes from observational studies and people are urged to be cautious about taking high doses of supplements to obtain benefits that may not exist.

Coronavirus Outbreaks: Warmer weathers could slow the spread of COVID-19 but we cannot rely on the weather to stop the spread
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Coronavirus Outbreaks: Warmer weathers could slow the spread of COVID-19 but we cannot rely on the weather to stop the spread

Cold weather is presumed to cause the spread of coughs, colds and flu is because it causes irritation in the nasal passages and airways, making us more susceptible to viral infection.

Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory
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Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory

PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that IIBR has made progress in designing the vaccine and will be starting animal trials.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts

They say it can be toxic for people as it is not good for the skin, mouth and eyes as it will cause irritation.

Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste
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Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste

The research team developed a model to identify to predict which combination of symptoms was most accurate in finding if someone was infected.

Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted
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Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted

If you can smell what someone had for lunch, you are inhaling what they breathe out, including any virus in their breath.

As Delhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor', hospitals struggle to deal with rising cases of respiratory diseases
India

As Delhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor', hospitals struggle to deal with rising cases of respiratory diseases

With Delhi's air quality remaining in the 'very poor' category, hospitals are facing a tough time dealing with rising cases of respiratory diseases.

Cold wave turns severe in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur records coldest temperature at 0.7 degrees Celsius
India

Cold wave turns severe in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur records coldest temperature at 0.7 degrees Celsius

Severe cold wave was sweeping Punjab and Haryana for over a week further intensified with minimum temperature hovering in the range of 2-5 degrees Celsius at most places.

Jammu and Kashmir's Leh witnesses season's coldest night; IMD says mercury likely to drop further
India

Jammu and Kashmir's Leh witnesses season's coldest night; IMD says mercury likely to drop further

Leh was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir as the cold wave persisting in the valley and Ladakh region with the minimum temperature going down

Donald Trump says East Coast 'could use a little bit' of global warming as US braces for one of coldest New Year's Eve
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Donald Trump says East Coast 'could use a little bit' of global warming as US braces for one of coldest New Year's Eve

President Donald Trump says the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend.

Three killed in fog-related accidents; fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
India

Three killed in fog-related accidents; fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

The blanket of fog brought down visibility levels. It was 800 meters at 5.30 am and 400 meters at 8.30 am at Safdarjung. It improved to 1500 meters as the fog dissipated toward afternoon.

Flight cancellations and chaos: Asia shivers, slips and slides in record low temperatures
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Flight cancellations and chaos: Asia shivers, slips and slides in record low temperatures

Snow, sleet and icy winds across Asia caused deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over the weekend as areas used to basking in balmier climates struggled with record-low temperatures.

Now, even Mumbai can say, 'Winter is coming': City was colder than Mahabaleshwar on Wednesday
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Now, even Mumbai can say, 'Winter is coming': City was colder than Mahabaleshwar on Wednesday

On Wednesday, as the temperature dropped to 11.6 degrees Celsius, now even the citizens of Mumbai can say, "Winter is coming."

We have tactical, battle-ready nuclear weapons to deal with Indian aggression: Pakistan
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We have tactical, battle-ready nuclear weapons to deal with Indian aggression: Pakistan

Pakistan has made low-yield nuclear weapons to bridge the gap for war that India had created through its cold-start doctrine.

 J&K reels under cold wave, Kargil coldest at minus 16 degrees
India

J&K reels under cold wave, Kargil coldest at minus 16 degrees

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.5 degree Celsius, a drop of over a degree from the previous night's minus 1.4 degree Celsius, the spokesman said.

Fog causes havoc in North India: 13 flights, 74 trains cancelled in North India
India

Fog causes havoc in North India: 13 flights, 74 trains cancelled in North India

North and East India reeled under extreme cold on Tuesday with yet another day of dense fog.

Coldest night in Srinagar this winter, Dal Lake partially frozen
India

Coldest night in Srinagar this winter, Dal Lake partially frozen

Dal dwellers, using their oars, were seen breaking the layer of ice at several places to make way for their shikaras to reach the banks of the lake.

Temperatures drop in areas of Himachal, remain below freezing
India

Temperatures drop in areas of Himachal, remain below freezing

Temperatures drop in areas of Himachal, remain below freezing

Uttar Pradesh shivers as cold wave continues; death toll rises to 70
India

Uttar Pradesh shivers as cold wave continues; death toll rises to 70

A cold wave continued to shiver people across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday as the mercury dropped at most places. Eighteen people died due to intense cold taking the toll to 70.

At 4.2 degrees, Delhi sees coldest day in 5 yrs: 50 trains, 16 flights delayed
India

At 4.2 degrees, Delhi sees coldest day in 5 yrs: 50 trains, 16 flights delayed

Delhiites woke up to the coldest Monday in the last five years, marked also by a dense fog, which reduced visibility to 50 metres. Fifty trains and 16 flights were delayed.