Page-3 of Corona virus Current Affairs, GK & News

JEEVAN: Railway makes low cost prototype of Ventilator; ICMR to test the prototype

JEEVAN, is a low-cost energy efficient ventilator made by the Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala. The cost of the machine is fraction of what the original designs cost. Highlights The prototype is to be tested by ICMR before mass production. The cost of the machine is around Rs 10,000 without a compressor. About the prototype The ..

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Study: Impacts of COVID-19 lowered due to BCG Vaccination

Researchers of biomedical sciences of New York Institute of Technology say that the countries such as Netherlands, Italy and United States are more severely affected than countries with BCG policies. The Bacilus Calmette-Guerin vaccine that had been administered in India to protect the children against Tuberculosis, according to the study might be a game changer. ..

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GoI: 30% of Corona Virus cases due to Tablighi Jamaat incident

The Government of India has traced 1,023 cases of COVID-19 to Tablighi Jamaat congregation. The Contact Tracing across 17 states have led to Tablighi Jamaat Congregation. Tablighi Jamaat It is a religious congregation that took place in Nizamuddin Markaz Mosque. The incident has emerged to be the 30% source of spread of the virus in ..

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National Health Authority partners with Uber: Dedicated Transport Services for Health care workers

The National Health Authority has partnered with Uber India to provide dedicated transport services to the health care workers that are involved in treating COVID-19 patients. The Plan UBER is to facilitate 150 free cars in the major cities such as Kanpur, New Delhi, Patna, Prayagraj, Ghazidabad, Noida and Lucknow. The facility is being launched ..

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India seeks 6 billion USD loans from ADB, AIIB

The World Bank has funded 1 billion USD to India to fight against COVID-19. With the COVID-19 cases increasing further, India seeks 6 billion USD from ADB and AIIB Highlights The Indian Economy is to take a major hit with the 21-day lock down. The Asian Development Bank has predicted that India’s growth rate is ..

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Bharat Biotech to develop intranasal Vaccine for Covid-19

Bharat Biotech along with virologists of University of Wisconsin and Madison have begun development and testing of a new vaccine called CoroFlu for COVID-19. Highlights The vaccine is to be developed with the M2SR vaccine as the main component. The M2SR vaccine is used against flu. The M2SR is a self-limiting version of the influenza ..

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