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Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid testings for residents at a residential compound in Wuhan.(Reuters File Photo)

90% of recovered Covid-19 patients in Wuhan have damaged lungs, some have to rely on oxygen machines: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 04:07 PM IST
Peng’s team said that the recovered patients could only walk for 400 metres in six minutes, unlike their healthy peers who could cover a distance of 500 metres in the same time.
Wuhan Coronavirus: 10 popular fiction books about diseases or viruses to read.(amazon.in)
Wuhan Coronavirus: 10 popular fiction books about diseases or viruses to read.(amazon.in)

Wuhan Coronavirus: 10 popular fiction books about diseases or viruses to read

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 08:50 AM IST
From Max Brooks’ World War Z to Stephen King’s The Stand, here are 10 books that speak about diseases or viruses and their effect on the world.
Wuhan: Medical workers in protective gear stand as a woman suspected of being ill with coronavirus waits to be seen at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(AP)
Wuhan: Medical workers in protective gear stand as a woman suspected of being ill with coronavirus waits to be seen at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(AP)

Wuhan Coronavirus: SARS lessons crucial for mounting coronavirus test

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 02:31 PM IST
The current outbreak of coronavirus is a new strain, dubbed 2019-nCoV, and belongs to the same family of diseases as SARS. Genetically, the two viruses are roughly 80 percent similar.
Workers in protective suits monitor a screen showing the thermal scan to check temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nanjing Railway Station, following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, during Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in Nanjing, China January 27, 2020. Picture taken January 27, 2020.(REUTERS)
Workers in protective suits monitor a screen showing the thermal scan to check temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nanjing Railway Station, following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, during Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in Nanjing, China January 27, 2020. Picture taken January 27, 2020.(REUTERS)

Wuhan Coronavirus: Drugmakers hunt for ways to halt virus that eludes travel curbs

Bloomberg | By James Paton, Jason Gale
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 12:43 PM IST
China virus: The use of existing drugs for a new virus, especially one whose patterns aren’t well known, is entirely experimental, and there is no guarantee of success.
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