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Lockdown relaxation will lead to a spurt in COVID-19 cases: Experts

The relaxation of lockdown has given rise to a paradoxical condition which the health experts foresee is bound to culminate in a worsening state of affairs

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COVID situation in India will remain better than developed world’s: Harsh Vardhan

‘Our COVID fatality rate continues to be around 3.3% and the recovery rate has climbed up to 29.9%. These are very good indicators’

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COVID-19 casualties will decline post-lockdown, says expert

Kerala, which has faced horrendous virus attacks in the past, is not intimidated by the coronavirus menace, says this Kasaragod doctor

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Vaccines galore against COVID entering trial phase in India

The union government said that over 30 Indian vaccines were in different stages of development, with a few entering the phase of trials

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N95 or KN95: Which mask you should get and why

N95 and KN95 follow the standards of different countries; by studying these and other standards, you get to know what suits your purpose

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Ayurveda found to ‘cure’ COVID: Watch AYUSH ministry presentation

Of the 6,210 subjects, 3,585 chose Ayurveda and 2,625 preferred homoeopathy; at the end of their treatment in quarantine, only 11 remained ill

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Plasma therapy for COVID dangerous, unless scientists know its efficacy

Plasma therapy is at an experimental stage. If not used properly, it has life-threatening implications: Lav Agarwal, jt secy, health ministry

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Tobacco helps fight coronavirus: French study

Epidemiological/clinical evidence and in silico findings suggest COVID-19 is a nAChR disease that nicotine in tobacco can prevent/control

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PGI Chandigarh developed anti-COVID vaccine? Fact check

The PGI has actually been selected out of three institutions in the country to test the impact of the MW vaccine on the novel coronavirus

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Rapid antibody test kits not to be used to check COVID

The problem was not limited to their manufacturing in an unscrupulous China; the very principle on which rapid testing is based is flawed