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PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic
India

PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic

The petition said the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing the transmission of COVID-19 even after being notified by the WHO in early January

Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation
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Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation

A public partnership with the UAE would have been a political windfall for Benjamin Netanyahu, who has sought to build ties with Arab countries without making progress on a peace accord with the Palestinians

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination
India

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination

COVID-19 has shown us how the current constitutional framework impedes cooperative federalism on the subject of public health.

COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes
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COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes

New Zealand lifted all restrictions except international border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus.

As India unlocks, learning to live with the virus approch signals waning of social contract, active governance
India

As India unlocks, learning to live with the virus approch signals waning of social contract, active governance

'Learn to live with it' also includes learning how to suffer from it and all that idea includes right from being denied a hospital bed to dying in isolation, to dying in anxiety that you have possibly spread the virus to your family.

If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections
science

If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections

Mike Ryan said epidemics often come in waves, which means outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided.

COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire
India

COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire

Doctors at St John's Medical College and Hospital is the lack of safety gear-- PPE kits, the fear of running out of N95 masks and gloves and the disproportionate distribution of the kits, masks and gloves by the government.

Reopenings mark a new phase in battle with coronavirus: Global 'trial-and-error' being played out in millions of lives
World

Reopenings mark a new phase in battle with coronavirus: Global 'trial-and-error' being played out in millions of lives

The world is entering a period of high-stakes experimentation, with cities and countries serving as open-air laboratories for how to most safely and effectively reopen amid the coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope and worry mingle as several countries relax weeks-long COVID-19 lockdown provisions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope and worry mingle as several countries relax weeks-long COVID-19 lockdown provisions

Wariness mixed with hope was expressed throughout Europe and beyond on Monday as at least a dozen countries — including Germany, Spain, Greece, Belgium, Lithuania, France, Nigeria and Lebanon — began to ease weeks of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the contagion

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mohan Bhagwat’s words against stigmatisation and blaming of Muslims is timely; throws light on RSS philosophy
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mohan Bhagwat’s words against stigmatisation and blaming of Muslims is timely; throws light on RSS philosophy

The RSS recognises that its strength lies in staying connected to the people, and it understands that any shift in collective mindset can only be done through conversation, engagement and persuasion over a long period of time.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Monkey fever epidemic in Shivamogga district opens up two battlefronts for Karnataka
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Monkey fever epidemic in Shivamogga district opens up two battlefronts for Karnataka

KFD Virus spreads primarily through forest ticks which are most active between November till the first weeks of monsoons.

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough

The ability to quickly overpower disease outbreaks through the use of science, innovation and technology had led governments to neglect their role in effective prevention of such epidemics.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's pollution board issues guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's pollution board issues guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste

Safely disposing of contaminated waste was a crucial component in the fight against Ebola epidemic in 2014.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is contact tracing and how does it help limit the spread of the virus?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is contact tracing and how does it help limit the spread of the virus?

Contact tracing and isolation are our two most important assets in the effort to limit the spread of coronavirus

From medieval Black Death, a warning: Pandemics can unleash the ugliest in human nature
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From medieval Black Death, a warning: Pandemics can unleash the ugliest in human nature

The Europe of the Renaissance, founded on reason and scepticism of religious belief, was in many ways birthed by the Black Death. But the murderous impulses that marked its course — genocide, the brutal suppression of heresy, the insistence that disease is divine retribution — are still with us.

A list of 12 ways in which novel coronavirus outbreak can make life better for Indians
India

A list of 12 ways in which novel coronavirus outbreak can make life better for Indians

A crowded nation which had got used and stayed oblivious to public health dangers seem to be waking up.

Coronavirus outbreak: Overseas spread may be 'tip of the iceberg', warns WHO
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Coronavirus outbreak: Overseas spread may be 'tip of the iceberg', warns WHO

Over 350 confirmed cases of infection have been reported in 30 countries, and 2 deaths — in the Philippines, and Hong Kong.

Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why
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Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why

Experts have theorised that younger people are being infected, too, but developing a relatively milder infection.

Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation
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Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation

In practice, existing laws and policies invite widespread non-compliance; environmental objectives are perceived as incompatible with growth.

Coronavirus update 5 Feb: Death toll rises to 490; people under observation in Kerala, Punjab; safe vaccine over a year away and more
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Coronavirus update 5 Feb: Death toll rises to 490; people under observation in Kerala, Punjab; safe vaccine over a year away and more

The virus seems to affect people over 60 more severely — 4 in 5 fatalities have occurred this age group.