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Indian textile industry gears for Swiss polymer technology to fight coronavirus

| August 7, 2020 6:12:08 PM IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka), Aug 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): An innovative product has emerged in the Indian textile industry that promises to render viruses such as coronavirus ineffective.

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Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

India's Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday asserted that the spread of coronavirus has been contained in the country, citing how half the total cases are from three states only and another 30 p

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Mexico's coronavirus tally nears 4.5-lakh mark

Pacific | August 5, 2020 11:42:00 AM IST

Mexico City [Mexico], August 5 (ANI/Sputnik) The overall number of COVID-19 cases in Mexico has increased to 449,961 after 6,148 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours, the country's Health Mi

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Decoy receptor neutralizes coronavirus in cell cultures: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread, scientists are seeking ways to keep the coronavirus from infecting tissues once they're exposed, now a new study suggests luring the virus with a decoy -

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White House mandates random coronavirus tests for staffers

Washington |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 PM IST

The White House is mandating random coronavirus testing for staffers after President Donald Trump's national security adviser Robert O'Brien and several others working in the White House complex teste

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Coimbatore company launches Ozone-based disinfectant that makes food 100% safe from coronavirus

| August 4, 2020 5:42:10 PM IST

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): Faraday Ozone, a leading manufacturer of ozone generators from Coimbatore, has launched Ozodip, a patented ozone-based food detoxifier.

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Kerala Police given more powers to prevent coronavirus spread

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST

The Kerala Police has been given more powers, including contact tracing, to ensure that the Covid spread across the state is contained.

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Big B talks of 'mukti' from coronavirus and virtual plans for Raksha Bandhan

Mumbai |Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Cine icon Amitabh Bachchan has said it is heartening to be back home from hospital after his Covid recovery. He has also revealed his virtual plans for Raksha Bandhan.

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Yediyurappa's 6 staffers test positive for coronavirus

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

Six persons, including a woman working at the official residence of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa here, also tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Monday.

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Ukraine's coronavirus count reaches 72,168

Europe | August 2, 2020 2:41:53 PM IST

Kiev [Ukraine], August 2 (Sputnik/ANI): Ukraine has detected 1,112 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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Iran reports 2,548 new coronavirus cases, 306,752 in total

Tehran |Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 PM IST

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Iran rose to 306,752, after 2,548 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, state TV reported.

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Decoded: How coronavirus attacks passengers on trains

London |Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST

Next time you are travelling via train, make sure your seat location, travel time and social distancing is just right to minimise infection if a Covid-19 patient is present in the coach.

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