Germany: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

What is Baltic Travel Bubble recently in news?

Published: May 18, 2020

The Baltic countries have opened their borders to one another creating “travel bubble”. This is being called the Baltic Travel Bubble. Highlights With the opening of the borders, the citizens and residents of the European Nations can move freely. However, people coming from outside the zone are being quarantined for 14 days. This is the ..

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May 8-9: Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those who Lost their Lives during Second World War

Published: May 8, 2020

Every year during May 8-9, the United Nations marks the Time of Remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during Second World War. This is being marked as the historic event paved way for the establishment of the United Nations. Also, the day pays tribute to all the victims of Second World War. ..

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ICMR: Pooled Testing only in areas of less than 5% COVID-19 prevalence

Published: April 23, 2020

On April 22, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research announced that pooled testing can be done only in areas where the COVID-19 prevalence is less than 5%. Also, the ICMR has instructed that not more than 5 samples shall be pooled. This is done to improve the efficacy of pooled testing What is pooled ..

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Nigerian Chief Aide of President Muhammadu Buhari dies of COVID-19

Published: April 18, 2020

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief Aide Abba Kyari died of COVID-19 on April 17, 2020. He had tested positive for the disease and had been receiving treatment for the disease. Abba Kyari Abba Kyari controlled access to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. He was a former military ruler and had tested positive after his visit to ..

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History of Pandemics: Justinian Plague, Black Death and Spanish Flu

Published: April 15, 2020

The COVID-19 has killed thousands and has indented a bad and deep history of economic crisis. It has locked down almost every super economic power in the world and has left permanent damages to developing countries. There were several other Pandemics in the history that created equal impacts. They are Justinian Plague, Black Death and ..

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