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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mark fight by turning off lights at 9 pm Sunday for 9 minutes, stand at balconies with candles, says PM
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mark fight by turning off lights at 9 pm Sunday for 9 minutes, stand at balconies with candles, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on all Indians to mark the country's fight against coronavirus by turning off all lights at their homes for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday and standing at balconies and doorsteps with torches, diyas and candles.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Beijing can be prosecuted under international laws for 'under-reporting' virus threat
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Beijing can be prosecuted under international laws for 'under-reporting' virus threat

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has showed no restraint in blaming China for the spread of COVID-19, even though critics have accused him of 'racism'

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Toll in Italy crosses 10,000; Donald Trump mulls lockdown in COVID-19 'hotspots' as US records surge in cases
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Toll in Italy crosses 10,000; Donald Trump mulls lockdown in COVID-19 'hotspots' as US records surge in cases

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: The number of known coronavirus US cases soared well past 1,15,000, with more than 1,900 dead, reports Reuters. President Donald Trump said he was considering imposing a quarantine on the hard hit New York region and other regions which had emerged as hotspots.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India is in Phase 2; if we don't stop transmissions, country could slip into Italy-like situation, says top virologist
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: India is in Phase 2; if we don't stop transmissions, country could slip into Italy-like situation, says top virologist

In this interview, Dr Jameel addresses some of the questions regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic. He said, "If we don't stop the transmission, we should brace ourselves for an Italy-like situation, perhaps even worse, considering our healthcare infrastructure."

Firstpost Podcast: How does a hospital prepare for coronavirus; an expert explains
India

Firstpost Podcast: How does a hospital prepare for coronavirus; an expert explains

Dr Aiswarya speaks to Dr Uma Devi, professor of Medicine at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, who is currently in the front line of the coronavirus taskforce in Tamil Nadu, in episode five of her podcast

Firstpost Podcast: To fight coronavirus, states must emulate Kerala model, says public health advisor Dr Aiswarya
India

Firstpost Podcast: To fight coronavirus, states must emulate Kerala model, says public health advisor Dr Aiswarya

Are state governments putting their best foot forward in the face of the coronavirus outbreak? What do we’ve to learn from the Kerala model? Dr Aiswarya Rao takes a closer look at that and how different states are faring

Firstpost Podcast: What you should believe and things you must junk; a public health adviser busts myths on coronavirus
India

Firstpost Podcast: What you should believe and things you must junk; a public health adviser busts myths on coronavirus

Amid the coronavirus pandemic that surrounds us today, social media, our family and friends, everyone seems to have hacks and "facts" to deal with the coronavirus and they are being distributed generously.

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

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

Janta curfew: Narendra Modi says people are 'valued soldiers in coronavirus fight', caution can save lakhs of lives
India

Janta curfew: Narendra Modi says people are 'valued soldiers in coronavirus fight', caution can save lakhs of lives

Referring to the 14-hour 'Janta curfew' on Sunday, Narendra Modi said people can enjoy quality family time, television and some good food.

'Join Janta Curfew to fight COVID-19 menace': Narendra Modi urges everyone to stay indoors from 7 am to 9 pm
India

'Join Janta Curfew to fight COVID-19 menace': Narendra Modi urges everyone to stay indoors from 7 am to 9 pm

Modi had proposed 'Janata Curfew' on Sunday between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Modi was testing waters with janata curfew, expect tougher social, economic measures soon, says P Chidambaram
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Modi was testing waters with janata curfew, expect tougher social, economic measures soon, says P Chidambaram

Congress MP and former finance minister P Chidambaram said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have 'no option but to again address the nation and announce tougher social and economic measures' to contain the spread of COVID-19

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

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
India

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 outbreak: Italy overtakes China's toll with total 3,405 deaths; Iran says one citizen dies every 10 mins
World

Coronavirus outbreak: Italy overtakes China's toll with total 3,405 deaths; Iran says one citizen dies every 10 mins

Italy has become the country with the most coronavirus-related deaths, surpassing China by registering 3,405 dead. Meanwhile, Iran, another badly-hit country, said that one citizen died every 10 minutes due to the virus.

Janata curfew, social distancing, economic task force: What Narendra Modi said in his speech on coronavirus
India

Janata curfew, social distancing, economic task force: What Narendra Modi said in his speech on coronavirus

The prime minister had earlier emphasised on actively engaging with individuals, local communities and organisations in chalking out mechanisms to fight the coronavirus menace.