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Pregnant women with Covid-19 are at higher risk for being hospitalised and ending up in an intensive-care unit. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Pregnant women are at higher risk of severe Covid-19, says CDC

By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 02:02 PM IST
The CDC is adding pregnancy to the list of health conditions that make Covid-19 patients more likely to suffer severe complications.
Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients can contaminate their surroundings and therefore expose persons who have direct contact with them, such as their family members and healthcare workers, to SARS-CoV-2. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients can contaminate their surroundings and therefore expose persons who have direct contact with them, such as their family members and healthcare workers, to SARS-CoV-2. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients also contaminate environment: Study

Beijing | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Both symptomatic and asymptomatic Covid-19 patients have the capability of contaminating their surroundings, according to a new study conducted in China.
The study, published in the journal PLoS ONE, ratifies the list of symptoms listed by the World Health Organisation at the start of the pandemic.(Unsplash)
The study, published in the journal PLoS ONE, ratifies the list of symptoms listed by the World Health Organisation at the start of the pandemic.(Unsplash)

Cough, fever most prevalent symptoms of Covid-19: Study

London | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 12:37 PM IST
A persistent cough and fever have been confirmed as the most prevalent symptoms of Covid-19, according to a major review of studies which identified fatigue, loss of smell and difficulty in breathing among other major symptoms.
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)

Amit Shah’s Manipur visit postponed due to coronavirus threat

Hindustan Times, Imphal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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.
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)

Karnataka confirms fifth case of Coronavirus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 08:34 PM IST
The co-passengers of the new suspect are also being tested and contact tracing was being carried out to comply with all mandated precautions.
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)

RBI prepared to deal with coronavirus impact on economy, markets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 05:25 PM IST
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.
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)

Three more flights to evacuate Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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.
The Kerala government has launched a massive exercise to contain the threat of coronavirus in the state.(PTI)
The Kerala government has launched a massive exercise to contain the threat of coronavirus in the state.(PTI)

Toddler tests positive, coronavirus infections rise to six in Kerala

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 12:13 PM IST
Coronavirus update: Twelve others, including the baby’s parents, have been isolated. The results of their tests will be out in the evening.
Kerala has launched a massive exercise to trace all those who had come in contact with the five people who tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.(PTI)
Kerala has launched a massive exercise to trace all those who had come in contact with the five people who tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.(PTI)

Kerala launches contact-tracing programme to neutralise coronavirus threat

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 10:04 AM IST
Coronavirus update: Kerala is also bracing itself for more cases with the results of medical tests of at least two dozen people expected by Monday evening.
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)

Maharashtra prepares for Coronavirus threat, with launch of two 24X7 helplines

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
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.
Actemra, a biologic drug approved in 2010 in the United States for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), inhibits high Interleukin 6 (IL-6) protein levels that drive some inflammatory diseases.(Bloomberg)
Actemra, a biologic drug approved in 2010 in the United States for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), inhibits high Interleukin 6 (IL-6) protein levels that drive some inflammatory diseases.(Bloomberg)

In bid to cure coronavirus, decade-old Actemra drug emerges as hope

Beijing/Zurich | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 10:52 AM IST
Coronavirus update: China is hoping that some older drugs could stop severe cytokine release syndrome (CRS), or cytokine storms, an overreaction of the immune system which is considered a major factor behind catastrophic organ failure and death in some coronavirus patients.
US President Donald Trump.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump.(AFP)

‘Haven’t touched my face in weeks’: Trump amid coronavirus worry

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 10:48 AM IST
Coronavirus outbreak: Trump spoke at a White House meeting with airline executives and administration officials on sanitary measures taken to try and stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Students wear protective masks in school after Indonesia confirmed its first cases of COVID-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 4, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
Students wear protective masks in school after Indonesia confirmed its first cases of COVID-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 4, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

290 million students out of school as global coronavirus battle intensifies

Rome | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 03:50 PM IST
As the virus spread, other countries have also implemented extraordinary measures, with UNESCO saying Wednesday that 13 countries have closed schools, affecting 290.5 million children, while nine others have implemented localised closures.
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)

How conference hall at health ministry emerged as coronavirus-control war-room

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 08:16 AM IST
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.
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)

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

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
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)

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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 02:05 PM IST
It is believed that coronavirus originated in a food market in China’s Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife.
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)

Coronavirus explainer: How Covid-19 spreads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 02:06 PM IST
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.

PM Modi not to participate in any Holi events amid coronavirus scare, cites experts’ opinion on mass gatherings

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 12:10 PM IST
Holi, the festival of colours, will be celebrated across the country next week.
Four people have died of the virus in France, which has 204 confirmed cases of the disease.(REUTERS)
Four people have died of the virus in France, which has 204 confirmed cases of the disease.(REUTERS)

2000 face masks stolen from a French hospital amid coronavirus scare

Marseille | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 11:24 AM IST
News of the theft came as President Emmanuel Macron announced that the authorities would requisition all face mask stocks and production in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)

Sharing coronavirus patient info helped Singapore contain infection

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 04:56 PM IST
All information on coronavirus cases is shared on a live dashboard, which includes the number of confirmed cases, infection growth rate, ICU admissions, and discharged patients.
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