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WHO team to reach China next week to probe SARS-CoV-2 source

WHO team to reach China next week to probe SARS-CoV-2 source

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The World Health Organization is finally sending a team to China next week to prepare to investigate the source of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic.The announcement made earlier this week came amid accusations from some quarters that the virus migh...

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Antibodies that could shield kids from rare, polio-like disease

Antibodies that could shield kids from rare, polio-like disease

New York, July 4 (IANS) Researchers have identified human antibodies that potentially can prevent a rare but devastating polio-like illness in children linked to a respiratory viral infection.The illness, called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), causes sudden weakness in the arms and legs following a fe...

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Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases

Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases

Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Odisha taking the death toll to 34 in the state, informed the Health department on Saturday.The state also reported 495 new corona positive cases in the last 24 hours.Three fatalities were reported in Ganjam district and two in Kh...

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Connecting the alphabets

Connecting the alphabets

The online experiences bring together India's most popular celebrities, artists and influencers. Each experience has been curated keeping in mind the diverse and engaging ways in which guests can connect with people across cultures and hone their skills through the platform. The 'At Home With Airbnb...

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Portugal declares itself safe to travel

Portugal declares itself safe to travel

<br>It said that since the beginning of May, when the first phase of reintegration began, the country has seen considerable improvements regarding the number of active cases, number of hospitalizations - both down by 50 percent - and hospitalizations in ICUs - down by 70 percent. It also said ...

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Portugal declares itself safe to travel

Portugal declares itself safe to travel

<br>It said that since the beginning of May, when the first phase of reintegration began, the country has seen considerable improvements regarding the number of active cases, number of hospitalizations - both down by 50 percent - and hospitalizations in ICUs - down by 70 percent. It also said ...

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VHP man offers himself for corona vaccine's human trials

VHP man offers himself for corona vaccine's human trials

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Amid reports of India's COVID-19 vaccine given a green signal for human trials, a top functionary of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has offered himself for it.Surendra jain, VHP's joint general secretary has written in this regard to the Vice Chancellor of Pt Bhagwat Dayal ...

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A nomad's journey through bright watercolours

A nomad's journey through bright watercolours

<br>An exhibition to celebrate and remember Premola Ghose (1953-2019), the Centre's programme division chief for four decades and a prolific author, this online show titled 'A Nomad's Journey: Travels with Premola' is free to view till July 12.An avid traveller, with curiousity about the histo...

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Chef Kunal Kapur finds gourmet-style cooking at home

Chef Kunal Kapur finds gourmet-style cooking at home

<br>"One of the worst-hit industries is the food industry, specifically the restaurants and hotels, but on the flipside what it has given rise to is the local, superstar chefs at home - where the pattern of eating has changed slightly. People obviously cannot go out, and are cooking gourm...

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Christie's achieves record price for jewel sold in online

Christie's achieves record price for jewel sold in online

With results like 140 percent hammer above low estimate, and 64 percent of lots selling at or above their high estimate, the overall online sale received significant global participation with bidders represented from 27 countries and 5 continents. Additionally, there was an unprecedented amount of o...

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