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COVID-19 death toll may be much higher than what is being reported, analyses show
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COVID-19 death toll may be much higher than what is being reported, analyses show

According to an analysis of 14 countries carried out by the Financial Times, the actual death toll from COVID-19 may be about 60% higher than reported.

Coronavirus Global Roundup April 17: UK lockdown extended, Indonesia sees surge of cases, Wuhan revises death toll
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Coronavirus Global Roundup April 17: UK lockdown extended, Indonesia sees surge of cases, Wuhan revises death toll

There are now over 2.2 million cases of COVID-19 across the world and close to 148,000 people have lost their lives to it.

COVID-19 claims over 100 lives in India; records an unprecedented 32 deaths in a day
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COVID-19 claims over 100 lives in India; records an unprecedented 32 deaths in a day

The total number of confirmed cases in the nation is 4067 - while the number of lives COVID-19 has claimed is 109.

COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India
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COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India

CoroFlu — a potential COVID-19 vaccine — may be ready for human clinical trials by autumn 2020, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech said Friday.

COVID-19 mortality rates may seem high in some countries, but here's why you shouldn't let this worry you
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COVID-19 mortality rates may seem high in some countries, but here's why you shouldn't let this worry you

Unless the number of patients (the denominator in this rate) is reported correctly, it would be impossible to get the correct mortality rate for COVID-19.

COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more
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COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more

There are now over a million cases of COVID-19 across the world. At last count, the figure was 1,017,567, including over 53,200 deaths.

COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation
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COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation

India saw the largest jump in cases in a day yesterday - 437. There are now 2,032 total cases and 58 deaths.

COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more
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COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more

The ICMR chief Dr Gangakhedkar maintained that the rate of infection in the country is still low, especially when compared to the United States.

Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19
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Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19

WHO’s SOLIDARITY trial is a massive study that will look at four pre-existing drugs that have shown some action against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Why the most comprehensive COVID-19 study yet suggests a mortality rate of 0.66%
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Why the most comprehensive COVID-19 study yet suggests a mortality rate of 0.66%

This does not mean that COVID-19 is not deadly. The H1N1 flu of 2009 (Swine flu) had a mortality rate of 0.02% but caused global human suffering.

Tuberculosis kills over 4 lakh Indians a year: Hard learned lessons can assist in the fight against COVID-19
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Tuberculosis kills over 4 lakh Indians a year: Hard learned lessons can assist in the fight against COVID-19

It is because underlying conditions like TB are endemic in the country that experts are especially concerned about an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi
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227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi

At last count, there were just over 786,000 cases and over 37,800 deaths globally. However, the number of those who have recovered has also risen to165,660.

Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19
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Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19

Lav Agarwal stressed throughout the press briefing that India is not in the phase of community transmission yet.

Can those who test negative still spread COVID-19?
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Can those who test negative still spread COVID-19?

Asymptomatic carriers may be more than previously imagined, and they may be responsible for ‘viral shedding’ and disease transmission.

1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000
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1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000

At last count, India had 1,071 infections and 29 deaths. About 99 people have also been declared recovered.

Is COVID-19 more deadly for men than women? The numbers so far
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Is COVID-19 more deadly for men than women? The numbers so far

According to evidence that is growing, men — specifically older men — appear to have a higher likelihood of developing severe symptoms compared to women.

Can smoking increase the likelihood and severity of COVID-19?
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Can smoking increase the likelihood and severity of COVID-19?

Earlier this week, The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) included smokers on the list of those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

6,00,000 confirmed coronavirus cases: Over 1 lakh cases in the US and Italy's death toll crossed 9,100
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6,00,000 confirmed coronavirus cases: Over 1 lakh cases in the US and Italy's death toll crossed 9,100

At last count, India had 873 confirmed cases, with around 149 new cases in the last 24 hours.

How blood plasma from survivors could help COVID-19 patients
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How blood plasma from survivors could help COVID-19 patients

Using the blood plasma of a survivor to treat a disease is called ‘passive therapy’ and has been around for over a century.

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, 5,42,788 confirmed cases globally, India launches first bailout plan
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Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, 5,42,788 confirmed cases globally, India launches first bailout plan

There are now over 5,42,788 confirmed cases and over 24,361 COVID-19 deaths globally. Over 1,24,000 have recovered.