Family, friends major source of COVID-19 infections, says French Health Minister

Family, friends major source of COVID-19 infections, says French Health Minister | World News

PARIS: Gatherings of family are a major source of COVID-19 infections, French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Thursday, adding the spread of the disease had accelerated in the last weeks. “If everyone reduced his number of social contacts, this would help reduce the spread of the virus”, he said…

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Indian scientists prepare web-based COVID predictor to predict sequence of viruses online | Health News

New Delhi: A group of Indian scientists is working on genomic sequences of SARS-CoV-2 across the world, including India, to identify genetic variability and potential molecular targets in virus and human to find the best possible answer to combat the COVID-19 virus. Breaking down the novel coronavirus challenge into many…

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Russia likely to start COVID-19 vaccine distribution for public from this week

Russia likely to start COVID-19 vaccine distribution for public from this week | World News

Moscow: Almost a month after President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia has successfully registered a coronavirus vaccine, the Sputnik-V vaccine will likely be made available to the general public from this week.  The vaccine which was launched by President Putin on August 11 will be released for wider use after permission…

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India beats Brazil to become second-worst COVID-19-hit country in world, records 90,802 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

India beats Brazil to become second-worst COVID-19-hit country in world, records 90,802 coronavirus cases in 24 hours | India News

New Delhi: India, that has been reporting record daily surge in COVID-19 cases from the past few days, registered 90,802 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and became the second-worst affected country across the world after the United States (US). As per the health bulletin released on Monday (September…

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From facial recognition to bathtime bookings, how Chinese universities are reopening after COVID-19

From facial recognition to bathtime bookings, how Chinese universities are reopening after COVID-19 | World News

Beijing: As COVID-19 cases in China sink to new lows, the world`s largest population of university students is heading back to campus in a migration defined by lockdowns, patriotic education and cutting-edge surveillance equipment.  The highly choreographed return comes as Chinese universities revert to in-person instruction for the fall semester…

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Australian Covid-19 vaccine yields positive pre-clinical results

Image Source : FILE Australian Covid-19 vaccine yields positive pre-clinical results An Australian-developed Covid-19 vaccine has shown promising results in pre-clinical testing, raising hopes for its potential effectiveness and manufacturability. The University of Queensland (UQ) released detailed results of animal trials of its vaccine candidate on Tuesday to the International…

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UK announces tougher fines for people breaching COVID-19 social distancing rules

UK announces tougher fines for people breaching COVID-19 social distancing rules | World News

London: People hosting unlawful gatherings in England will face tougher fines for breaching COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, the government announced on Sunday, ahead of next week`s national public holiday in the United Kingdom. “Those facilitating or organizing illegal raves, unlicensed music events, or any other unlawful gathering of 30 people…

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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in critical condition after testing coronavirus positive

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in critical condition after testing coronavirus positive | World News

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in serious condition with a fever, her party`s spokeswoman said on Sunday (August 23, 2020). Tymoshenko, 59, who twice served as premier before her defeat in the 2010 presidential election, became the first high-profile Ukrainian…

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