Could a coronavirus vaccine be ready by the beginning of 2021? A major company claims so!

To reach the time-period goal, J&J has begun manufacturing already

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Is the COVID-19 pandemic threatening ongoing vaccination programmes?

Owing to the pandemic, the health infrastructure around the globe has been overburdened, with all response being mitigated to contain the virus and to treat the infected

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WHO begins drug trials to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

WHO officials are testing four of the most promising drugs to fight COVID-19

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Staying fit in the time of a killer pandemic!

Coronavirus outbreak has forced people to stay indoors, but some fitness fanatics haven't shut shop

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South Korea wages 'all-out responses' to virus with 586 new cases

South Korea has the largest national total in the world outside China, after it saw a rapid surge in the number of coronavirus cases in recent days.

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US reports fourth coronavirus infection of unknown origin

The latest case is a boy under 18 in Washington State who tested "presumptive positive", local authorities said without releasing further details about the patient.

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New coronavirus case in California is of unknown origin

The latest confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States, diagnosed in a California woman, is of “unknown origin” and was found in a patient who had not traveled overseas or had contact with…

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US postpones summit with ASEAN leaders amid coronavirus fears: Report

United Nations has decided to postpone a meeting with the leaders of Southeast Asian countries that was going to be held on March 14 as coronavirus fear dwells upon.

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U.N. chief recommends ministers, diplomats skip travelling to meeting due to coronavirus risks

Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres speaks during a Security Council meeting about the situation in Syria .

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Treating cholesterol at an early stage reduces the risk of heart problems: Study

High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) is often dubbed "good cholesterol," helping clear fat from the bloodstream, in contrast with "bad" Low-Density Lipoprotein

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Cricketers' mental health thrown into the spotlight

The issue has been thrust into the spotlight in Australia, where three top players recently stepped aside for mental health reasons, with administrators scrambling to get on top of the problem.…

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More than 10% of young teens smoking globally

Researchers examined the data from around 61 countries conducted from 2012- 2015. ||For boys, the lowest smoking prevalence was 2.9 per cent in Tajikistan and the highest was 61.4 per cent in…

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Study says swallowable balloons work to curb obesity

In a small trial,42 obese patients ,29 men and 13 women,?were fitted with balloons that were swallowed before being inflated with liquid || ||The balloons remained in the stomach for 16 weeks,…

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Finding love in furry friends

Pet therapy helps people relax, find comfort, recover from serious illnesses and stay happier in general. ||Studies show that being close to an animal reduces stress ||Need for sensitisation…

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Widow of Chapeco plane crash victim rebuilds life by taking his job

Sirli Freitas lost her husband in the air crash that wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense football club||Cleberson Silva was the press secretary for what was then known as Brazilian football's…

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