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UK Begins Trials Of New COVID App, Includes Indian Language Versions
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UK Begins Trials Of New COVID App, Includes Indian Language Versions

UK Begins Trials Of New COVID App, Includes Indian Language Versions (Representational)London: The UK began trials of a new smartphone app on Thursday designed to track COVID-19 infections within the community, with versions also available in Indian languages such as Punjabi, Gujarati, Bangla and Urdu in order to reach ethnicities not well-versed in English.The new app is part of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) Test and Trace service Test and Trace programme and is being overseen by Indian-origin techie Randeep Sidhu as Head of Product.The new application, dubbed a "state-of-the-art app that is safe, simple and secure", will begin trials this week among residents on the Isle of Wight region on the south coast of England and among NHS volunteer responders across England before exp...
3-Day-Old Baby Dies In Tripura Covid Ward, Family Blames Swab For Test
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3-Day-Old Baby Dies In Tripura Covid Ward, Family Blames Swab For Test

The state Congress on Thursday took out a protest march (Representational)Agartala: A 3-day-old baby died in the Tripura capital Agartala's government hospital on Wednesday after - the family alleged - a nurse inserted nasal swab to take samples for its coronavirus test.The incident took place in the GB Pant government hospital, which is the city's biggest COVID-19 treatment facility.The family alleged that a nurse had come to take the samples of the infant after the mother tested positive for the deadly infection Wednesday afternoon. However, soon after she inserted the cotton swabs, the baby began bleeding from the nose, they said, adding it died the same day."They must not have taken the sample with the delicacy it required to handle a three-day-old infant and may have damaged a vein...
Armed Guards For The Last Doctor Standing At This Bihar COVID Hospital
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Armed Guards For The Last Doctor Standing At This Bihar COVID Hospital

Dr Kumar Gaurav has been named the top official at the Bhagalpur hospital.Bhagalpur: Guards armed with rifles escort Dr cKumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River.The guards are there to protect him from the relatives of patients, including those suffering from COVID-19. The relatives keep barging into the wards, even the ICU, to stroke and feed their loved ones, often without wearing even the flimsiest of masks as barriers against the novel coronavirus."If we stop them, they get angry," he says. "They want to give homemade meals to their patients, and some even want to massage their patients. And they are taking the infections from our ICUs to the other people in the society."He stops to tell the wife of a patient in the ICU she must leave. Sh...
कोरोना अपडेट: देश में सामने आए रिकॉर्ड 67 हजार नए मामले, अबतक 47 हजार से ज्यादा लोगों की मौत
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कोरोना अपडेट: देश में सामने आए रिकॉर्ड 67 हजार नए मामले, अबतक 47 हजार से ज्यादा लोगों की मौत

दुनिया में बीते दिन सबसे ज्यादा कोरोना वायरस के नए मरीज भारत में सामने आए हैं. वहीं सबसे ज्यादा मौतें अमेरिका और ब्राजील में हुई है. Source link
अमेरिका: कोरोना वायरस की चमत्कारी दवा का दावा करने के बाद पादरी और उसका बेटा गिरफ्तार
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अमेरिका: कोरोना वायरस की चमत्कारी दवा का दावा करने के बाद पादरी और उसका बेटा गिरफ्तार

यूएस फूड एंड ड्रग एडमिनिस्ट्रेशन ने ग्रेनन और उनके बेटों को ब्लीच की बिक्री पर पाबंदी लगा दी है. मार्क ग्रेनन और जोसेफ ग्रेनन नाम के दोनों आरोपी फ्लोरिडा पुलिस की गिरफ्त में है. Source link
Coronavirus: महाराष्ट्र में कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के 12,712 नए मामले, 344 की मौत
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Coronavirus: महाराष्ट्र में कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के 12,712 नए मामले, 344 की मौत

मुंबईं: महाराष्ट्र में बुधवार को कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के 12,712 नए मामले सामने आए और कोविड-19 से 344 मरीजों की मौत हो गई जिसके बाद संक्रमण के कुल मामलों की संख्या 5,48,313 हो गई और इस महामारी से मरने वालों की संख्या 18,650 पर पहुंच गई.स्वास्थ्य विभाग के एक अधिकारी ने यह जानकारी दी. उन्होंने कहा कि बुधवार को 13,804 मरीज ठीक हो गए. महाराष्ट्र में अब तक कोविड-19 के 3,81,843 मरीज ठीक हो चुके हैं. अधिकारी ने कहा कि राज्य में अभी 1,47,513 मरीजों का इलाज चल रहा है.1,132 नए मामले सामने आए और 50 मरीजों की मौत मुंबई में बुधवार को कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के 1,132 नए मामले सामने आए और 50 मरीजों की मौत हो गई. शहर में अब तक संक्रमण के 1,26,356 मामले सामने आ चुके हैं और 6,943 मरीजों की मौत हो चुकी है.मुंबई में अभी 19,047 मरीजों का इलाज चल रहा है. पुणे में कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण के ...
How to Create a Self-Sufficient Urban Farm At Your Home By Growing Your Own Organic Food
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How to Create a Self-Sufficient Urban Farm At Your Home By Growing Your Own Organic Food

Vegetables grown at home. Amid pandemic, afraid of buying vegetables from the market? Here’s how to grow your own food and become self-reliant this Independence Day. Trending Desk Last Updated: August 13, 2020, 12:17 PM IST The coronavirus pandemic has been nothing short of a nightmare undoubtedly. However, every cloud has a silver lining: the concept of self-reliance has scaled new heights in history amid the crisis.During the lockdown, people could no more depend on restaurants or supermarkets to fulfil their food requirements. As a consequence, they started exploring their choices and one of the eligible options emerged is do/make you...
Why Some People Don’t Play By The Rules Amid Pandemic
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Why Some People Don’t Play By The Rules Amid Pandemic

Coronavirus: Activities that were once free are now under legislation and guidelinesLondon: Lockdowns and social distancing measures introduced around the world to try and curb the COVID-19 pandemic are reshaping lives, legislating activities that were once everyday freedoms and creating new social norms.But there are always some people who don't play by the rules.Rule-breaking is not a new phenomenon, but behavioural scientists say it is being exacerbated in the coronavirus pandemic by cultural, demographic and psychological factors that can make the flouters seem more selfish and dangerous.Here are some questions and answers on the science of human behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic:What makes some people flout and others obey the rules?A key factor is individualism versus collect...
Zydus Cadila Launches “Most Affordable” COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir In India
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Zydus Cadila Launches “Most Affordable” COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir In India

Company said the drug will be made available across India through the group's strong distribution chain.New Delhi: Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has launched Remdesivir under the brand name Remdac, used to treat patients suffering from severe symptoms of COVID-19, in the Indian market.Priced at Rs 2,800 per 100 mg vial, Remdac is the most economical Remdesivir brand in India, Zydus Cadila said in a regulatory filing.The company said the drug will be made available across India through the group's strong distribution chain reaching out to government and private hospitals treating COVID-19 patients."Remdac is the most affordable drug as we would like to enable patients to have access to this critical drug in the treatment of COVID-19," Cadila Healthcare Managing Director Dr S...
Chicken Imported From Brazil Test Positive For Coronavirus, Says China
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Chicken Imported From Brazil Test Positive For Coronavirus, Says China

China has suspended some meat imports from various originsBeijing/Shanghai: A sample of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus, the city government said in a notice on Thursday.Local disease control centres tested a surface sample taken from the chicken wings as part of routine screenings carried out on meat and seafood imports since June, when a new outbreak in Beijing was linked to the city's Xinfadi seafood market.Shenzhen's health authorities traced and tested everyone who might have come into contact with potentially contaminated food products, and also tested food products stored near the infected batch. All the results were negative, the notice said.The Brazilian embassy in Beijing did not immediate...