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Science Technology
Death toll of COVID-19 in China reaches 2,663

Death toll of COVID-19 in China reaches 2,663

25 Feb 2020 | 1:34 PM

Beijing, Feb 25 (UNI) The death toll of the novel coronavirus in mainland China has reached 2,663, while the current number of patients is at 77,658, and more than 27,200 people have recovered, the country's National Health Commission said on Monday.

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World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

20 Feb 2020 | 8:10 AM

New York, Feb 20 (UNI) As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health.

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Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia

Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia

19 Feb 2020 | 5:48 PM

Canberra, Feb 19 (UNI) A killer disease capable of devastating Australia's citrus industry was found in the country, biosecurity officials have confirmed, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment on Wednesday confirmed that officers recently seized fruit items entering Australia with citrus canker.

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Patent applications to be approved in a record time to enable industry to discover innovative drugs: Goyal

Patent applications to be approved in a record time to enable industry to discover innovative drugs: Goyal

18 Feb 2020 | 10:45 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Mr Piyush Goyal on Tuesday night said that patent applications will be approved in a record time to enable the pharma industry to discover innovative durgs.

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Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

18 Feb 2020 | 6:55 PM

Beijing, Feb 18 (UNI) The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic reached 1,868 on Tuesday, according to the National Health Commission.

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France reports first Coronavirus death in Europe

France reports first Coronavirus death in Europe

15 Feb 2020 | 5:58 PM

Paris, Feb 15 (UNI) An 80-year-old Chinese tourist became the first casualty of Novel Coronavirus in Europe, after the octogenarian breathed his last at a French hospital, Health Minister of France Agnes Buzyn confirmed on Saturday.

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China develops proto plasma for COVID-19 patients

China develops proto plasma for COVID-19 patients

14 Feb 2020 | 11:38 AM

Beijing, Feb 14 (UNI) According to the China National Biotech Group, the novel-coronavirus hit country has developed convulsive plasma to treat patients who are infected with novel coronaviruses (COVID-19).

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Amendment to Abortion law –It is kinder to terminate pregnancy when mother & baby are at risk : Dr Sujata Datta

Amendment to Abortion law –It is kinder to terminate pregnancy when mother & baby are at risk : Dr Sujata Datta

13 Feb 2020 | 11:39 AM

Kolkata, Feb 13 (UNI) In recent developments, amendment to the abortion law extends
the limit for terminating pregnancies from 20 to 24 weeks.

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Well-prepared laboratories are first line of defence against novel Coronavirus in Europe

Well-prepared laboratories are first line of defence against novel Coronavirus in Europe

11 Feb 2020 | 1:20 PM

Copenhagen, Feb 11 (UNI) Timely detection of a contagious pathogen is vital to controlling its spread.

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Japan: 60 tested positive for coronavirus on cruise

Japan: 60 tested positive for coronavirus on cruise

10 Feb 2020 | 1:56 PM

Tokyo, Feb 10 (UNI) Sixty additional people on a cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama have tested positive for a new coronavirus, a government official said on Monday.

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E-cigarettes harmful to health

E-cigarettes harmful to health

06 Feb 2020 | 11:45 AM

Geneva, Feb 6 (UNI) Globally, there are 1.1 billion adult smokers, 60 per cent of them want or intend to quit.

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ISRO launches Young Scientist programme

ISRO launches Young Scientist programme

01 Feb 2020 | 1:53 PM

Bengaluru, Feb 1(UNI) To provide a peephole presentation on the Space science, for school children, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched Young Scientist programme, Yuva Vigyani KAryakram, a ISRO statement said on Saturday.

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Health alert sounded in Manipur fearing spread of Coronavirus

Health alert sounded in Manipur fearing spread of Coronavirus

29 Jan 2020 | 5:28 PM

Imphal, Jan 29 (UNI) Manipur government has started taking up precautionary measures to stop the deadly Coronovirus from reaching Manipur.

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