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Despite Donald Trump's campaign video claiming kids 'virtually immune', US COVID-19 rates rising fast among children
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Despite Donald Trump's campaign video claiming kids 'virtually immune', US COVID-19 rates rising fast among children

The total number of children infected has doubled since the American Academy of Pediatrics and education groups recommended in early July that schools should reopen wherever possible.

New Zealand Coronavirus cluster increases with 13 new cases, PM says more cases to be expected
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New Zealand Coronavirus cluster increases with 13 new cases, PM says more cases to be expected

Despite New Zealand's previous success in containing the virus, National health chief said health authorities had anticipated a return.

WHO says dentists have high risk of being infected by COVID-19, asks people to delay non essential dental work
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WHO says dentists have high risk of being infected by COVID-19, asks people to delay non essential dental work

WHO said that while dental services had begun, several procedures could be done in a way that minimised aerosol or micro-droplets hanging in the air.

Auckland goes into lockdown as New Zealand records its first community Coronavirus case in 102 days
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Auckland goes into lockdown as New Zealand records its first community Coronavirus case in 102 days

An older man in his 50s, with no history of overseas travel, along with three more members of his family have tested positive for the virus.

New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
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New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary

The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.

Coronavirus Updates: Weekend lockdown to be imposed in Jammu from 24 July; J&K reports 701 new cases
India

Coronavirus Updates: Weekend lockdown to be imposed in Jammu from 24 July; J&K reports 701 new cases

Coronavirus Updates: Jammu will be under lockdown from 6pm on all Fridays till 6 am on all Mondays and people will be allowed to step out only for medical emergencies, said an order.

'Cases in rural areas a bad sign': IMA chairman claims COVID-19 community spread has begun in India
India

'Cases in rural areas a bad sign': IMA chairman claims COVID-19 community spread has begun in India

'Every day the number of cases is increasing by more than around 30,000. This is really a bad situation,' said IMA chairman Dr VK Monga

Coronavirus Updates: AIIMS panel gives nod for human clinical trials of indigenous vaccine candidate COVAXIN
India

Coronavirus Updates: AIIMS panel gives nod for human clinical trials of indigenous vaccine candidate COVAXIN

Coronavirus Updates: The premier hospital is likely to begin the exercise by enrolling healthy volunteers from Monday.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar's COVID-19 cases reach 6,289 as 193 test positive; Patna, Bhagalpur account for 10% of infections
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar's COVID-19 cases reach 6,289 as 193 test positive; Patna, Bhagalpur account for 10% of infections

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: The total number of coronavirus cases in Bihar rose to 6,289 on Saturday with 193 new cases, while the death toll stood at 35, health department officials said.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra cross 1 lakh with 3,493 new infections reported today; toll stands at 3,717
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra cross 1 lakh with 3,493 new infections reported today; toll stands at 3,717

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Movement of people will remain prohibited across the country from 9 pm to 5 am during the ongoing 'Unlock 1', but there are no restrictions on plying of buses with passengers and goods trucks on highways, the Centre said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gurgaon cop among 6 dead in district today; COVID-19 containment zones in Bangalore rise to 113
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gurgaon cop among 6 dead in district today; COVID-19 containment zones in Bangalore rise to 113

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: A team of NHRC on Thursday visited the LNJP hospital. Jyotika Kalra, a member was quoted by ANI as saying, "We have come here to take stock of situation after NHRC took suo moto cognizance on the complaints of the patients regarding discrepancies in availability of beds on Delhi corona app and in hospitals."

Lockdown is unlikely to yield any further dividend in India's fight against COVID-19, says virologist Shahid Jameel
India

Lockdown is unlikely to yield any further dividend in India's fight against COVID-19, says virologist Shahid Jameel

"Building trust is most important so that people follow rules. A public health problem cannot be dealt with as a law-and-order problem," says virologist.

Coronavirus India Update, May 15: Cases cross 80,000, call for a tobacco ban, PM-CARES Fund for vaccine development
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Coronavirus India Update, May 15: Cases cross 80,000, call for a tobacco ban, PM-CARES Fund for vaccine development

The caseload of COVID-19 in India has now reached 81,970. There are currently 51,401 active cases, with the death toll now reaching 2,649 in the country.

Severity of COVID-19 in children and other misconceptions about the coronavirus disease
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Severity of COVID-19 in children and other misconceptions about the coronavirus disease

Here are three of the most common misconceptions that many people believed to be true - but further research and analysis proves that they are not.

ICMR to conduct sero-survey in 69 districts to estimate prevalence of COVID-19 infection among Indian population
India

ICMR to conduct sero-survey in 69 districts to estimate prevalence of COVID-19 infection among Indian population

The household level cross-sectional survey will cover 24,000 adults distributed equally across four strata of districts categorised on the basis of COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
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COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits

Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.

No community transmission of COVID-19 yet. Here's what stage 3 would mean for India
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No community transmission of COVID-19 yet. Here's what stage 3 would mean for India

Avoiding Stage 3 is an ideal case scenario. More developed and less populated countries than ours haven’t been able to manage it.

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers

Agriculture is the backbone of our survival and most of our agriculture today depends on quality seeds and the organised seed sector.

One in ten new coronavirus cases were infected by people who don't show any symptoms: Study
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One in ten new coronavirus cases were infected by people who don't show any symptoms: Study

The team of researchers collaborating on this study found that the average serial interval for the virus was around four days.

Coronavirus pandemic: Test, test, test, the WHO has exhorted the world; how has India fared and is the ICMR paying heed?
India

Coronavirus pandemic: Test, test, test, the WHO has exhorted the world; how has India fared and is the ICMR paying heed?

The coronavirus epidemic exists only to the extent it has been clinically confirmed in people who have been tested for it, a fact worth repeating in the Indian context. It’s the only means we have of understanding how much and how fast the disease has spread