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COVID-19: Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), also known as the coronavirus, or COVID, is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first known case was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The disease has since spread worldwide, leading to an ongoing pandemic.

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Childline to benefit from competition with £3 million home as top prize [Video]

Childline to benefit from competition with £3 million home as top prize

The NSPCC's Childline helpline will receive at least £100,000 from a competition with a £3 million luxury house as its top prize.Childline's founder Dame Esther Rantzen said the charity had received..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise by 20 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise by 20

The Government said a further 20 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,629.

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FDA greenlights Pfzier Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents [Video]

FDA greenlights Pfzier Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include people ages 12 to 15. CNN’s Sanjay Gupta looks at how the clinical trials..

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Ivermectin divides experts | Goa approves drug for all | Explained | Oneindia News [Video]

Ivermectin divides experts | Goa approves drug for all | Explained | Oneindia News

Ivermectin is being talked about widely in India after Goa approved the drug for general use for all adults against the Covid 19 disease. However, the World Health Organisation warned against its use..

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Queen carries out first major ceremonial royal duty since Philip’s death [Video]

Queen carries out first major ceremonial royal duty since Philip’s death

The Queen has carried out her first major public ceremonial duty since the death of the Duke of Edinburgh when she attended a scaled-back Covid-secure State Opening of Parliament.

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Blake Shelton joins initiative to provide meals to out-of-work musicians [Video]

Blake Shelton joins initiative to provide meals to out-of-work musicians

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the live music industry.

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Andhra Pradesh: 11 people die as oxygen dips at a Govt hospital in Tirupati| Oneindia News [Video]

Andhra Pradesh: 11 people die as oxygen dips at a Govt hospital in Tirupati| Oneindia News

As India battles the deadly second wave of Coronavirus Pandemic, another horryfying case of deaths due to lack of oxygen comes to light, Eleven Covid patients who were in the ICU ward died at a..

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Devastating scenes show how Covid-19 is ravaging rural India [Video]

Devastating scenes show how Covid-19 is ravaging rural India

India’s devastating second wave of Covid-19 shows no sign of abating and there are signs the virus is spreading fast into rural areas. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports from a remote village in the state of..

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FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in 12 to 15-year-olds [Video]

FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in 12 to 15-year-olds

The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization to allow the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in teens as young as 12.

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PM urges people to only hug 'if appropriate' [Video]

PM urges people to only hug 'if appropriate'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people to use "care and common sense" and hug "only if appropriate" as Covid restrictions are eased further across England. From 17 May, social contact..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise by four [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise by four

The Government said a further four people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,609.

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Thailand affected by India COVID crisis [Video]

Thailand affected by India COVID crisis

India and Thailand share centuries-old cultural and religious ties and many communities in Thailand say their lives are being affected by India's dire situation.

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India COVID cases dip from peak as nationwide lockdown calls grow [Video]

India COVID cases dip from peak as nationwide lockdown calls grow

Health ministry reports 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths, off a little from recent peaks, amid calls to impose a nationwide lockdown.

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'Truly, madly, deeply false': Keilar fact-checks Ron Johnson's vaccine claim [Video]

'Truly, madly, deeply false': Keilar fact-checks Ron Johnson's vaccine claim

CNN’s Briana Keilar and John Berman fact-check Republican Sen. Ron Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine misinformation which he spread under the guise of “just asking the questions,” on a right-wing..

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Rahul Vohra sends SOS then succumbs to Covid, wife releases video | Oneindia News [Video]

Rahul Vohra sends SOS then succumbs to Covid, wife releases video | Oneindia News

Actor-YouTuber Rahul Vohra passed away at a Delhi hospital on Sunday due to COVID-19 complications. Vohra was 35. His death is shocking as it comes hours after he had taken to social media to plead for..

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Hairdressers reopen in Ireland as Covid restrictions eased [Video]

Hairdressers reopen in Ireland as Covid restrictions eased

Businesses across the country reopen and Ireland takes another step out of lockdown.This week around 12,000 businesses will reopen their doors after months of pandemic restrictions, with up to 100,000..

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Dorries: UK has army of tools in fight against Covid [Video]

Dorries: UK has army of tools in fight against Covid

Mental Health Minister Nadine Dorries says the country has "two tools in its army" against Covid, surge testing and twice-weekly lateral flow testing, to allow the easing of lockdown restrictions...

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Delhi Govt sends SOS to Centre, 'Covaxin shots to last a day, Covidshield 3-4 days'| Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi Govt sends SOS to Centre, 'Covaxin shots to last a day, Covidshield 3-4 days'| Oneindia News

Delhi Govt says 'only enough Covaxin to last only a day and Covishield enough for around four days, in an SOS to the Centre. Sonia Gandhi on Monday demanded that the party take note of serious..

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Italy, Spain ease COVID restrictions as cases decline [Video]

Italy, Spain ease COVID restrictions as cases decline

Communities across Spain have held impromptu street parties as the national COVID-19 state of emergency ended, and Italy has degraded its risk levels.

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COVID cases dip as India registers 3,66,161 new infections [Video]

COVID cases dip as India registers 3,66,161 new infections

India witnessed a dip in COVID-19 cases after the country reported 3,66,161 new infections in last 24 hours. With 7,45,237 active cases, COVID caseload of the country stood at 2,26,62,575. 3,754 new..

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COVID: Coimbatore remains silent amid two-week lockdown [Video]

COVID: Coimbatore remains silent amid two-week lockdown

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Tamil Nadu and in view of it, a two-week lockdown has been imposed in the state to contain the spread of infection. On May 10, streets in Coimbatore remained silent..

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Delhi metro services to remain suspended till 5 am on May 17 [Video]

Delhi metro services to remain suspended till 5 am on May 17

Amid crippling COVID-19 situation in national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 09 announced that metro rail services will remain suspended till 5 am on May 17. Delhi entered into an..

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Locals neglect COVID SOPs at Varanasi's vegetable market [Video]

Locals neglect COVID SOPs at Varanasi's vegetable market

Lockdown extended in UP due to surge in COVID cases. However, locals paid no heed to it at a fruit and vegetable market in Varanasi. A huge crowd with no social distancing was seen at the market and..

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