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On December 31 last year, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of an outbreak of a novel strain of coronavirus causing severe illness, which was subsequently named SARS-CoV-2. The coronavirus has now spread to more than 150 countries, infecting more than 184,000 and killing over 7,500 people. Of these, China has over 80,800 positive cases while Italy's tally stands over 27, 900. Total cases in India have risen to 147 with a death toll of 3. The mayehm caused by the virus is such that WHO has declared coronavirus a pandemic with countries like US, Australia and Bulgaria announcing national emergency.

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Amit Deshmukh announces release of prisoners amidst COVID-19 pandemic
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Amit Deshmukh announces release of prisoners amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday evening announced that as part of COVID-19 prevention measures, the prison department ...... ...

US Senator Mitt Romney tests negative for coronavirus
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US Senator Mitt Romney tests negative for coronavirus

US Senator Mitt Romney on Tuesday said that he tested negative for the novel coronavirus but would nevertheless complete his two week period of self-imposed isolation to comply with essential health guidelines.... ...

After coronavirus, man in China dies of hantavirus after testing positive
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After coronavirus, man in China dies of hantavirus after testing positive

Amidst the news of coronavirus China has reported another outbreak of a deadly disease, Hantavirus. According to a latest ...... ...

Trump condemns 'nasty language' used against Asian Americans over Asian origin of coronavirus
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Trump condemns 'nasty language' used against Asian Americans over Asian origin of coronavirus

US President Donald Trump on Monday (local time) condemned the use of "nasty language" against the Asian American citizens, amid allegations that Trump's use of the term "Chinese virus" has resulted in a backlash from the American public.... ...

Rihanna's foundation donates $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts
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Rihanna's foundation donates $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts

Rihanna joined the growing list of celebrities trying to help fight coronavirus pandemic. Her nonprofit organisation -- Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) -- has donated $5 million to aid coronavirus prevention, preparation and response efforts in the Uni... ...

Researchers of IIT Hyderabad develop hand sanitizer for their institute
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Researchers of IIT Hyderabad develop hand sanitizer for their institute

The researchers of IIT Hyderabad have developed hand sanitizer for their institute staff/students, in line with the standards recommended ...... ...

South Central Railway cancels 17 trains in view of Covid-19
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South Central Railway cancels 17 trains in view of Covid-19

The South Central Railway has cancelled 17 trains due to poor patronization as a result of COVID19.  You can ...... ...

Coronavirus or Flu: Decoding the difference between the two virus
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Coronavirus or Flu: Decoding the difference between the two virus

Amid the growing concerns of Coronavirus across the globe a sense of panic has emerged among individuals who get ...... ...

7 ways in which Kerala has managed to stop the spread of Coronavirus
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7 ways in which Kerala has managed to stop the spread of Coronavirus

In the beginning of February, Kerala had the first and only three confirmed cases of coronavirus in India. Three ...... ...

International movies that are based on deadly virus outbreaks
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International movies that are based on deadly virus outbreaks

Contagion  The coronavirus outbreak bears a striking resemblance to the plot of the 2011 Steven Soderbergh movie, Contagion. The ...... ...

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