Coronavirus Current Affairs, GK & News

Brazil: Severe Second Wave of Covid-19

The nation comprising of a population of 212 million, Brazil, is facing the severe second wave of Covid-19. The pandemic had hit the country in the year 2020. Now, the country is observing more covid deaths & cases than before and its hospitals are overflowing with the surge in infection due to Brazilian Variant of ..

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New Test ‘N1-STOP-LAMP’ diagnoses SARS-CoV-2 virus in 20 minutes

In order to combat the menace of COVID 19 pandemic in the country, the researchers have developed a tool that can test the results of samples collected in as early as 20 minutes. This has been published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. Details of the Test The rapid molecular test, named as N1-STOP-LAMP, is ..

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Covid-19 infections will hit 20 million this week:WHO

The World Health Organization has estimated that the total number of infected patients of the deadly COVID 19 disease will hit the 20 million mark within this week and that includes around 7.5 lakh deaths, so far, due to this pandemic. The WHO Director-General has also stated that there would be green shoots also very ..

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Global death toll due to Covid over 7 lakh -One person dies every 15 seconds.

The COVID 19 Pandemic has claimed lives of more than 7 lakh persons in the world and as per the current estimates, one death is being reported every 15 second due to the COVID 19 pandemic in the world. Also, the number of casualties has doubled from the May 26 levels of deaths reported due ..

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ICMR Proposes Research on Non-Communicable Disease in relation to COVID 19

The government has come out with a proposal to conduct research for COVID 19 in relation to the non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart and kidney ailments, which puts people with these conditions, especially the elderly, at higher risk for contracting the deadly coronavirus, with severe symptoms. The main objective is to guide the ..

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