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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 

ICMR has given Kerala their approval to conduct a clinical trial for plasma therapy on critically ill patients in its hospitals.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?

Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for coronavirus patients on ventilators, and doctors are worried.

Anti-parasitic drug can kill the growth of coronavirus in cells within 48 hours finds new study
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Anti-parasitic drug can kill the growth of coronavirus in cells within 48 hours finds new study

Ivermectin has shown to be effective in-vitro against a broad range of viruses including HIV, Dengue, Influenza and Zika virus.

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Older people are at risk of dying but they are not the only ones that are vulnerable
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Older people are at risk of dying but they are not the only ones that are vulnerable

Preexisting health problems also can increase risk of infection, such as people who have weak immune systems including from cancer treatment.

Social Distancing, Epidemic, Contact tracing and other Coronavirus-related jargon explained
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Social Distancing, Epidemic, Contact tracing and other Coronavirus-related jargon explained

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can exhibit signs similar to the common flu with a cold, cough and a sore throat.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home

Amid coronavirus outbreak, practising the right protocols to safely handle fruits and vegetables at the market and home is of optimum importance

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is community transmission? How do you protect yourself from the virus?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is community transmission? How do you protect yourself from the virus?

Pandemic is a scary word but it has nothing to do with the seriousness of an illness but means disease has spread on a global level.

Public health measures are needed to avoid a resurgence later on says WHO emergency expert
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Public health measures are needed to avoid a resurgence later on says WHO emergency expert

Need to focus on finding those who are sick, who have the virus and their contacts, isolate them said Mike Ryan.

Amid coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials avoid hugs, greet each other with their feet
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Amid coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials avoid hugs, greet each other with their feet

As the world battles a coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials have been given strict instructions: no handshakes, don’t hug and wash your hands frequently