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कोरोना वायरसः दुनियाभर में चार करोड़ के पार पहुंचे संक्रमण के मामले, 3 करोड़ से ज्यादा हुए ठीक

कोरोना वायरस का संक्रमण दुनियाभर में 4 करोड़ से द्यादा लोगों को संक्रमित कर चुका है. अब तक कोरोना से 11 लाख से ज्यादा लोगों की जान भी जा चुकी है. Source link
World

इटली के नोर्टोसे कस्बे में बस दो लोग रहते हैं, पर जब भी मिलते हैं तो मास्क लगाना और सोशल डिस्टेंसिंग नहीं भूलते

Hindi NewsHappylifeItaly Coronavirus News, Nortosce Update; Italian Town Two Residents Who Insist On Wearing COVID Masks27 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकजियोवेनी केरिली (82) और जियामपीरो नोबिली (74) दोनों ही रिटायर्ड हैं और हर समय मास्क लगाकर रखते हैं।यहां रहने वाले नोबिली कहते हैं कि महामारी में लागू हुए नियमों को नहीं मानना देश को शर्मिंदा करने जैसा हैकेरिली कहते हैं कि जब भी मुझे शहर जाना पड़ता है तो मैं बीमार महसूस करता हूं, मुझे शहर के शोर से नफरत हैदुनियाभर में मास्क और सोशल डिस्टेंसिंग की धज्जियां उड़ाने वाले देशों के लिए एक मिसाल है इटली का नोर्टोसे। इस कस्बे में सिर्फ दो लोग रहते हैं। फिर भी दोनों सख्ती से सोशल डिस्टेंसिंग का पालन करते हैं और मास्क लगाना कभी नहीं भूलते। दोनों ही रिटायर्ड हैं।जियोवेनी केरिली (82) और जियामपीरो नोबिली (74) हर समय मास्क लगाकर रखते हैं। मुलाकात होने पर कम से कम ए...
Corona

दिल्ली: स्वास्थ्य मंत्री सत्येंद्र जैन ने कहा- केंद्र को कम्यूनिटी ट्रांसमिशन की बात मानने में समस्या क्या है

नई दिल्ली: दिल्ली के स्वास्थ्य मंत्री सत्येंद्र जैन ने सोमवार को कहा कि राष्ट्रीय राजधानी में लाखों मामले आने के बाद भी केंद्र सरकार को कोरोना वायरस के कम्यूनिटी ट्रांसमिशन की बात मानने में क्या समस्या है. एक प्रेस कॉन्फ्रेंस में उन्होंने ये बात कही.इससे एक दिन पहले केंद्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्री हर्षवर्धन ने कहा था कि देश में सामुदायिक संचरण (कम्यूनिटी ट्रांसमिशन) कुछ राज्यों के कुछ जिलों में ही हुआ और साफ किया था कि यह पूरे देश में नहीं हो रहा है.दिल्ली में सोमवार को कोरोना वायरस के 2154 नए मामले आए हैं और 31 मरीजों की मौत हुई है. इसके बाद पुष्ट मामलों की संख्या 3.33 लाख से ज्यादा हो गई है, जबकि मृतक संख्या 6040 पहुंच गई है.जैन ने कहा, "मैं यह महीनों से कह रहा हूं. इतनी बड़ी संख्या में मामले आने के बावजूद, मुझे नहीं पता कि उनका मामला क्या है, वे (केंद्र) इसे स्पष्ट रूप ...
India

India’s Research, Manufacturing Critical To Fighting COVID-19: Bill Gates

Bill Gates said scientists all over the world are involved in a particular ''grand challenge''.New Delhi: India's research and manufacturing will be critical to fighting COVID-19 especially for making vaccines on a large scale, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said on Monday.Addressing the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020, Mr Gates delved upon the difficulties in vaccine development and diagnostics of COVID-19.The American business magnate said India is "very inspiring" as it has made huge strides in improving the health of its people in the last two decades."And now, India's research and manufacturing will be critical to fighting COVID-19 especially when it comes to making vaccines at large scale," he said.Mr Gates said scientists all over the world are involved in a particula...
Business

News Study Shows Child-care Centres are at Lower Covid Transmission Risk

Coronavirus pandemic has been scary for everyone, but people with young children or elderly parents have been extra worried.The research related to elderly is pretty straightforward since older people have many other ailments, COVID-19 infection may exacerbate them. But there hasn’t been much information about its effect on children.Because of this, most parents are keeping their children as secure as possible, in closed quarters. Day-care facilities, an essential need for working parents, have been abandoned. Now, the US restrictions are being loosened gradually, reopening schools and other such institutions. But some parents are still sceptic about sending back their children where they will be exposed to large groups. The scare is amplified due to a lack of data surrounding how the d...
Business

Grace, Poise and Ballet: Students Dance on the Streets of NYC to Celebrate Harlem Festival

The coronavirus pandemic has forced artists to explore innovative ways of expressing their art as the usual ways of performance face disruption in order to maintain social distancing rules. And the Dance Theatre of Harlem has come up with one such way.A video shared on Twitter shows the Dance Theatre of Harlem company members performing on the plaza of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building during the 46th annual Harlem Week festival. The video was shared by Senior Advisor to Democrat Presidential nominee Joe Biden, Karine Jean Pierre on Twitter.Captioning the video, Pierre said, “Stunning — students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem dancing in New York City.” The video has received 7.4 million views on the microblogging site and is being praised by netizens for its grace and ...
India

50% Indians Likely To Have Had Covid By Next February: Government Panel

COVID-19 infections are decreasing after a peak in mid-September (File)At least half of the country's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a central government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday.India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus and is second only to the United States in terms of total infections.But COVID-19 infections are decreasing after a peak in mid-September, with 61,390 new cases reported on average each day, according to a Reuters tally."Our mathematical model estimates that around 30% of the population is currently infected and it could go up to 50% by February," Manindra Agrawal, a professor at the Indian Institute ...
Corona

भारतीय मूल की युवती ने कोविड-19 का संभावित उपचार प्रदान करने वाली खोज के लिए जीते अवॉर्ड

भारतीय मूल की अमेरिकी किशोरी शीर्ष युवा वैज्ञानिकों की सूची में शामिल हो गई है. उन्होंने एक अनोखी खोज के लिए 25,000 अमेरिकी डॉलर का इनाम जीता है. Source link
World

UN Stockpiling Billion Syringes For COVID-19 Vaccine

UNICEF said it was also buying five million safety boxes for used syringes.Geneva, Switzerland: The United Nations said Monday it would stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021, to be used for the delivery of any future coronavirus vaccine.UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund, said it aims to get 520 million syringes in its warehouses by the end of this year, to guarantee an initial supply in countries ahead of the vaccine."The world will need as many syringes as doses of vaccine," UNICEF said in a statement.UNICEF said it was also buying five million safety boxes for used syringes.The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed 40 million on Monday, according to an AFP tally based on official sources. More than 1.1 million deaths have been recorded across...
Health and Lifestyle

COVID-19: How to determine which activity is safe and which is worth skipping | The Times of India

The three main factors to consider before going out for an activity or an event are the space, time and people.Time: When visiting outdoors to a public place, it is important to consider the amount of time you are going to spend there. Higher your time limit, greater is your risk of infection. Space: The second factor is the space where the activity or the event will take place. In a closed and poorly ventilated space, the risk transmission of the virus from one person to the other is higher as compared to outdoors. If it is a close enclosed space then it is better to let go. People: The last one is to consider the kind of people you will be sharing the space with and how many people you will be interacting with. If there will be only family members then there is a low possibility of in...