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Corona Virus: World Bank announces 12 billion USD aid

On March 3, 2020, the World Bank announced 12 billion USD to assist countries that are grappling with economic impacts of corona virus. The virus has reached 60 countries so far. Highlights The World bank is to provide the financial aid for the countries to act upon the needs and develop a fast response towards ..

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Corona Virus: WHO increases Global threat; US postpones ASEAN; Geneva International Motor Show Cancelled

The COVID-19 (Corona Virus), that began in China has now spread to more than 45 countries. Outside China, South Korea has the highest number of COVID-19 victims. Highlights On February 29, 2020, the World Health Organization increased the global risk of COVID-19. This was because the endemic has now spread to sub-Saharan Africa and has ..

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Five Judges of Supreme Court infected with Swine Flu; Ministry of Health takes immediate actions

On February 25, 2020, five judges of Supreme Court were infected from Swine Flu. Though the disease caused by H1N1 virus is seasonal, the Ministry of Health took several preventive measures in order to prevent further spread of the disease. Highlights Under the guidance of Ministry of Health, Prophylactic treatment was given to all the ..

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Corona Virus Vaccine: UK starts testing on Mice; WHO says vaccine to be ready in 18 months

The scientists in UK have tested a new Corona Virus vaccine. The Shanghai University of China has also extracted a vaccine to treat the virus and has injected in to a mice recently. The World Health Organization has also announced that the vaccine will be ready in 18 months. WHO recently named the virus as ..

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WHO names the new Corona Virus: “COVID-19”

On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced a new name for the Corona Virus, “COVID-19”. Today more than 42,000 are infected with the virus according to the organization. Highlights WHO has chosen the name with no reference to geographical location. According to WHO, the name was chosen in such away that it does ..

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