Video | Maharashtra Considering Staggered Opening After May 31: Aaditya Thackeray

[ad_1] Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray speaks to NDTV on the state government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The interview comes on a day when Maharashtra, the worst coronavirus-hit state in the country, reported its highest single-day spike of 3,041 cases. [ad_2] Source link

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Strides Pharma to conduct trials in India for potential Covid-19 drug

[ad_1] Indian pharmaceutical company Strides Pharma Science Ltd said on Thursday it has got regulatory approval to conduct clinical trials of antiviral drug favipiravir, considered a potential treatment for Covid-19. The Bengaluru-based company has received approval from the Drug Controller General of India to conduct trials of favipiravir in the country, Strides Founder and Non-Executive […]

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‘Won’t tolerate Taiwan’s freedom’, says China; Tsai bats for coexistence

[ad_1] Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage for an ever worsening of ties. China responded that “reunification” was inevitable and that it would never tolerate Taiwan’s independence. In […]

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South Korea restarts schools after coronavirus spread slows

[ad_1] After an unprecedented five-month break, South Korean students are returning to their classrooms as government health officials declared that the country may have avoided a “second wave” of infections. The schools are reopening in stages, with high school seniors returning first on Wednesday and middle and elementary students slated to go back to school […]

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Bolsonaro’s love for hydroxychloroquine costs Brazil another health minister

[ad_1] Brazil’s health minister resigned Friday after less than a month on the job in a sign of continuing upheaval over how the nation should battle the coronavirus pandemic, quitting a day after President Jair Bolsonaro stepped up pressure on him to expand use of the antimalarial drug chloroquine in treating patients. Dr. Nelson Teich, […]

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Trump donates ventilators to India, says both nations will defeat pandemic

[ad_1] The United States is working with India on developing a vaccine for Covid-19, President Donald Trump said on Friday and recognised Indian-Americans as “great” scientists and researchers, who are contributing in the development of coronavirus vaccine. Addressing media, Trump said he is hopeful a Covid-19 vaccine would be available by the end of the […]

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Trump approval dips amid mounting coronavirus death toll, trails Biden by 8 points: Poll

[ad_1] More Americans have grown critical of President Donald Trump over the past month as the death toll mounts from the coronavirus pandemic and he now trails Democratic challenger Joe Biden by 8 percentage points among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday. The poll conducted on Monday and Tuesday showed […]

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‘Germany must help other EU states get back on their feet’: Merkel

[ad_1] Germany must help its European Union neighbours revive their economies after the coronavirus crisis, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a meeting of lawmakers from her conservative bloc on Tuesday, according to several participants. It is essential for Germany, as an export nation, that its EU partners also do well, Merkel told the lawmakers, with a […]

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Wuhan to test whole city of 11 million after new cases emerge

[ad_1] Wuhan, where the global coronavirus epidemic first started, has ordered officials to prepare to test its entire 11 million population after the central Chinese city reported a handful of new infections for the first time since its lockdown was lifted, according to state media reports. All districts in the city have been told to […]

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Overloaded ventilator fire kills five 5 Covid-19 patients in Russia: Report

[ad_1] A fire apparently started by an overloaded ventilator killed five novel coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit in a Russian hospital on Tuesday, news agencies reported. Russia’s emergency ministry confirmed the death of intensive care patients in a hospital in the city of St. Petersburg but did not say how many people had […]

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