Teams set up by Health Ministry to monitor Corona Virus in villages at Nepal Border

The Ministry of Health has constituted teams to examine for Corona Virus in villages that are bordering Nepal. The spread of Corona Virus is increasing with number of people infected in China touching 70,000 as of February 17, 2020.

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According to the Ministry of Health, the villages in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Bihar and West Bengal are to be inspected for Corona Virus. The Ministry has formed 5 separate teams of doctors from the National Centre for Disease Control.

National Centre for Disease Control

National Centre for Disease Control is an institute operating Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It was founded in 1963. The origin of the institute is tracked to the Central Malaria Bureau that was established in 1909 in Kasauli, British India. Today there are 14 centres operating under NCDC.

Global Economy

The IMF (International Monetary Fund) says that the virus will have significance effect over the global economy. However, as the US-China trade war has subsided, the effects of the virus will be nullified by the boosts of the improved trade between the two might economies of the world.

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