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India trials 14-hour lockdown to tackle COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
India, with its 1.3 billion population, is struggling to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infection or COVID-19. COVID-19 has been confirmed in 378,601 individuals worldwide, and there are now 16,505 deaths worldwide attributed... more
India's beleaguered health system braces for virus surge  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
For weeks India has watched as the new virus spread in neighboring China and elsewhere while its own caseload remained static more
Some defy India's sweeping virus lockdown but most stay in  ABC NEWS · 6 days
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India’s prime minister decrees lockdown of country of 1.3 billion for 21 days  ABC NEWS · 1 week
India’s prime minister decrees lockdown of country of 1.3 billion for 21 days more
India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remain  ABC NEWS · 1 day
India is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway... more
India halts its lifeblood train network to try to stop virus  ABC NEWS · 1 week
India has expanded its virus-containment measures and halted its lifeblood train network more
Britain plans tougher virus response as toll rises  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The United Kingdom plans to escalate virus-fighting measures, in a sign the country is edging closer to tactics adopted by its European neighbors that it has resisted more
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Malaysia closes borders, shuts most businesses in lockdown  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Malaysia's leader is announcing a drastic two-week lockdown in the country following a sharp spike in the number of virus cases more
India's Holi Festival subdued amid coronavirus fears, Indonesia reports first death  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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More than 50 invasive Asian carp were caught this week in the Mississippi River above Minnesota's southernmost dam, causing biologists and state... more
Trump extends US virus restrictions; Moscow goes on lockdown  ABC NEWS · 1 day
In an abrupt turnaround, President Donald Trump extended lockdown measures across the United States as deaths in New York alone from the new coronavirus passed 1,000 more
China to lift lockdown in most of virus-hit Hubei province  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Chinese authorities are lifting a lockdown in most of its virus-hit Hubei province more
The Latest: Area outside Czech capital put on virus lockdown  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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The Latest: India suspends some visas over coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
India has suspended some visas until April 15 to try to contain the spread of the new coronavirus more
Poisoning cases mar India's bid to be a global pesticides hub  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
India is bidding to boost the manufacture, use and export of pesticides. However, it must also deal with the grim fact that the annual average of... more
Officials warn against self-medicating for virus after death  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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Study identifies geographical clustering of childhood malnutrition in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Childhood malnutrition in India remains a major problem. A new study shows that the problem is concentrated in specific geographic areas, which could help policymakers working to address the issue. more
India stays home in 'people's curfew' to stem coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 1 week
India is observing a 14-hour “people's curfew” called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion more
India responds aggressively to COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
As the world is gripped with COVID-19 infection and fears of transmission, Southeast Asian nation India, being China’s neighbor and the second most populous nation (with 1.3 billion population) in the world, is not spared. more
Profit-prediction system may reduce suicide rates among indebted farmers in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at Penn State are taking steps to address the alarming rate of suicides among indebted farmers in India, by developing a deep-learning algorithm as the... more
Coronavirus patients caught in conflict between hospital and nursing homes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
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Routine childhood vaccination linked to long-term schooling attainment among adults in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Vaccines have reduced the global burden of disease by preventing an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths worldwide each year. In India, the reduction... more
Health officials urge India to be on high alert for coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
China has borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak with tens of thousands infected and 2,912 deaths related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Now, health officials... more
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