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USA Coronavirus Aid Bill

The US Senate, the upper house of US Parliament, had passed an aid package, worth over a 100 billion USD. Free Testing The aid bill provides for free availability of testing facilities for those who need it. It requires private healthcare insurance firms to cover the testing costs of those with medical coverage. Beneficiaries of ..


Verily Tool

Verily, a subsidiary of Google, is to develop a tool for helping people determine whether they need to get tested for COVID-19 and where they could get tested. About the Tool The tool is to be used for triaging individual for COVID-19 testing. Verily is to make available, an online website, which would get people ..


Herd Immunity

As WHO recently declared Europe to be the new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, Britain has come under criticism for its ‘soft approach’ to controlling the disease. The Recent Issue in Britain While other countries are racing to curb the spread of SARS CoV 2, UK has taken the ‘soft approach’ to deal with the ..