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First batch of Sputnik V vaccine to arrive in Kanpur medical college for Phase 2, 3 trials

The human clinical trials of the vaccine will start from next week for which more than 180 volunteers have registered so far.
A nurse prepares Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for inoculation at a clinic in Tver, Russia.(Reuters)
A nurse prepares Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for inoculation at a clinic in Tver, Russia.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 02:05 PM IST
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Priyanka Chopra joins janta curfew ‘in spirit’ from USA, honours first responders amid Covid-19 lockdown. Watch video

Priyanka Chopra has shared a video of herself, joining in on the janta curfew and applauding the services of ‘doctors, nurses and all the first responders battling Covid-19’. Watch the video here.
Priyanka Chopra participates in the janta curfew from Los Angeles.
Priyanka Chopra participates in the janta curfew from Los Angeles.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 10:31 AM IST
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‘Melas are hazardous to health’: Twinkle Khanna takes hilarious dig at her own film amid coronavirus lockdown

Writer Twinkle Khanna took a dig at her film Mela, which also doubled as a public safety advisory during the coronavirus lockdown.
Twinkle Khanna and Aamir Khan in a still from Mela.
Twinkle Khanna and Aamir Khan in a still from Mela.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 09:07 AM IST
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Radhika Apte details experience of travelling from India to UK amid coronavirus: ‘Officers had no information on UK closing borders’

Radhika Apte has written about her immigration experience from India to the UK, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Radhika Apte has arrived safely in the UK.
Radhika Apte has arrived safely in the UK.
Updated on Mar 19, 2020 11:41 AM IST
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Amitabh Bachchan outlines ways to tackle coronavirus in latest video, says ‘Covid-19 can be stopped’. Watch

Actor Amitabh Bachchan in a new video has outlined the ways in which one can take precautions against coronavirus. Watch the video here.
Amitabh Bachchan in a screengrab from the video.
Amitabh Bachchan in a screengrab from the video.
Updated on Mar 17, 2020 01:56 PM IST
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Kerala man admitted to coronavirus isolation ward in hospital dies

State government officials are awaiting the initial coronavirus test results for the person.
Women devotees wearing masks as a precaution against a new coronavirus head to their homes after making their offerings during the annual Pongala festival at the Attukal temple in Thiruvananthapuram, on March 9.(AP Photo)
Women devotees wearing masks as a precaution against a new coronavirus head to their homes after making their offerings during the annual Pongala festival at the Attukal temple in Thiruvananthapuram, on March 9.(AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 06:19 PM IST
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Coronavirus update: Indian national evacuated from Italy with 82 tests positive for Covid-19

The government has evacuated its nationals from various coronavirus hotspots across the world. Most of them have been quarantined at the Manesar quarantine facility and the one established by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in Chhawla, near Delhi.
People seen wearing protective masks as a precautionary measure amid rising coronavirus scare, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
People seen wearing protective masks as a precautionary measure amid rising coronavirus scare, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 03:48 PM IST
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Executive of Noida firm living in Delhi tests positive for coronavirus: Official

The number of coronavirus cases has risen to 75. Delhi-NCR region has so far recorded 19 such cases.
People are seen wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
People are seen wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 02:10 PM IST
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Amit Shah’s Manipur visit postponed due to coronavirus threat

Manipur minister Biswajit also appealed to the people to reduce mass gathering especially during the ongoing 5-day Yaoshang festival which will conclude on Friday.
Amit Shah ’s visit to Manipur has been postponed due to coronavirus threat.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Amit Shah ’s visit to Manipur has been postponed due to coronavirus threat.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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Karnataka confirms fifth case of Coronavirus

The co-passengers of the new suspect are also being tested and contact tracing was being carried out to comply with all mandated precautions.
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 08:34 PM IST
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RBI prepared to deal with coronavirus impact on economy, markets

RBI also announced measures to provide US dollar liquidity to the Indian market that crashed to 74.34 mark against the US dollar on Thursday.
RBI announce measures to stabilise forex markets in the wake of coronavirus’ impact.(REUTERS Photo)
RBI announce measures to stabilise forex markets in the wake of coronavirus’ impact.(REUTERS Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 05:25 PM IST
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‘Stay put wherever you are’: Govt advises Indian nationals in coronavirus hotspots

India has announced unprecedented steps to check the spread of coronavirus. It has virtually shut the country off to foreign tourists by suspending almost all visas till April 15.
A passenger wearing a face mask as a prevention against Covid-19 travels with others in a local train in Mumbai, on Thursday.(AP Photo)
A passenger wearing a face mask as a prevention against Covid-19 travels with others in a local train in Mumbai, on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 05:19 PM IST
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‘No central govt minister will travel abroad’: PM Modi on coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus update: This is after the government issued fresh advisory for Indian nationals and asked them to avoid all non-essential travels...
Coronavirus update: PM Modi(File photo)
Coronavirus update: PM Modi(File photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 07:02 AM IST
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Three more flights to evacuate Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran

Foreign minister S Jaishankar had told the Parliament on Thursday that India has brought back 58 citizens from Iran and was working with Iranian authorities to for facilitating the early return of the others.
Union health ministry gave a detailed briefing of India’s fight against coronavirus on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Union health ministry gave a detailed briefing of India’s fight against coronavirus on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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More than 6,000 Indians stranded in coronavirus-hit Iran, efforts on to bring them back, says govt

The government received 529 samples from Iran and so far, 299 of them have tested negative, Jaishankar told the Lok Sabha in a statement on coronavirus.
An Iranian man is seen wearing a protective face mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, as he walks in Tehran.(Reuters File Photo)
An Iranian man is seen wearing a protective face mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, as he walks in Tehran.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 03:21 PM IST
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Italy a cause of concern, says govt as India’s coronavirus cases rise to 60

Foreign minister S Jaishankar said that the coronavirus challenge is growing by the day in Europe, but India is ready to tackle it.
People wearing protective masks wait to board a bus at a terminal amid coronavirus fears, in Kerala’s Kochi on March 11.(Reuters Photo)
People wearing protective masks wait to board a bus at a terminal amid coronavirus fears, in Kerala’s Kochi on March 11.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 05:08 PM IST
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Does Daniel Radcliffe have coronavirus? Actor’s rep clarifies after fake tweet shared online

A tweet claiming that Daniel Radcliffe had become the ‘first famous person to be publicly confirmed’ to have contracted the coronavirus was recently doing the rounds online.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe poses for photographers upon arrival at a screening of the film Escape From Pretoria in London.(Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Actor Daniel Radcliffe poses for photographers upon arrival at a screening of the film Escape From Pretoria in London.(Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 01:40 PM IST
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Coronavirus spread: How countries are managing cost of treatment

In India, insurance regulator IRDAI had last week asked insurance companies to come out with policies to cover treatment costs for coronavirus infection.
Passengers wearing masks as a precaution against coronavirus ride a bus at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, on March 10.(AP Photo)
Passengers wearing masks as a precaution against coronavirus ride a bus at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, on March 10.(AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 09:42 AM IST
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Coronavirus: Govt wants travellers from abroad to fill this form

Health minister Harsh Vardhan had earlier stressed on the need to fill the self-declaration form, saying it will help authorities in tackling coronavirus.
A woman goes through thermal screening amid the coronavirus scare with 43 cases tested positive in India so far, in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
A woman goes through thermal screening amid the coronavirus scare with 43 cases tested positive in India so far, in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 06:56 PM IST
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IAF sending C-17 Globemaster to bring Indians back from coronavirus-hit Iran

Foreign minister S Jaishankar had met the parents of students who are in Iran, which is among the countries worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
The C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft which will be sent by the Indian Air Force to bring Indians back amid coronavirus scare.(AFP Photo)
The C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft which will be sent by the Indian Air Force to bring Indians back amid coronavirus scare.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 06:11 PM IST
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Covid-19: What we know and what we don’t

Though the world is tackling coronavirus outbreak at war footing, there is a lot we don’t know about the virus.
A security personnel uses a thermal screening device on visitors at the entry gate of a housing society in Gurugram, on Sunday, as a precautionary measure to check the spread of coronavirus.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
A security personnel uses a thermal screening device on visitors at the entry gate of a housing society in Gurugram, on Sunday, as a precautionary measure to check the spread of coronavirus.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 01:03 PM IST
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On scramble for masks, health minister Harsh Vardhan’s advice, and a warning

Since the day the novel strain of coronavirus broke out in Wuhan province of China in December last year, there has been a surge in the demand for masks.
People are seen wearing masks in Amritsar following multiple positive cases of coronavirus in the country, on Friday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
People are seen wearing masks in Amritsar following multiple positive cases of coronavirus in the country, on Friday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 04:51 PM IST
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Irish woman suspected to have coronavirus went missing, found in Odisha hotel

The Irish woman was screened at Bhubaneswar airport on Thursday after showing flu-like symptoms. She was then referred to Cuttack hospital and was kept in isolation ward.
The number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 31 in India after a man in Delhi tested positive for the infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
The number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 31 in India after a man in Delhi tested positive for the infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 01:25 PM IST
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The 7 strains of coronavirus and unknowns of Covid-19

Quarantining a sick person is not enough if precautions are not taken to decontaminate surfaces that the patient came in contact with.
A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 10:40 AM IST
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Maharashtra prepares for Coronavirus threat, with launch of two 24X7 helplines

The announcements of helplines come on Thursday when Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, assured people about the state’s readiness and said they must not panic.
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
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Global coronavirus infections top 94,000, says WHO

Shelves are being stripped bare of toilet rolls, hand sanitiser and surgical masks everywhere from Japan to France to the United States as panic buying criss-crosses the globe.
South Korean army soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus on a street in Seoul, on Thursday.(AP Photo)
South Korean army soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus on a street in Seoul, on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 11:22 AM IST
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How conference hall at health ministry emerged as coronavirus-control war-room

Health ministry technocrats and bureaucrats, including joint secretaries, have been sent to the ground to review states’ preparedness, and offer support for course correction, if needed.
People wearing protective masks stand in a queue near novel coronavirus Facilitation Centre at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital following positive cases of coronavirus in the country in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People wearing protective masks stand in a queue near novel coronavirus Facilitation Centre at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital following positive cases of coronavirus in the country in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 08:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Tech firm evacuates 2 sites as coronavirus infection rises to 3 in Hyderabad

The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Coronavirus: Dos and don’ts to contain the spread of Covid-19

It is believed that coronavirus originated in a food market in China’s Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife.
A computer image created by Nexu scientists shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to Covid-19.(Reuters Photo)
A computer image created by Nexu scientists shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to Covid-19.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 02:05 PM IST
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Coronavirus explainer: How Covid-19 spreads

Coronavirus has spread rapidly since its outbreak was first reported in China’s Wuhan. An earlier analysis of similar viruses concluded that human coronaviruses can remain infectious on inanimate surfaces for up to nine days at room temperature.
South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a shopping district in Seoul on March 4.(AFP Photo)
South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a shopping district in Seoul on March 4.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 02:06 PM IST
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