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Coronavirus disease 2019: Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. The first confirmed case has been traced back to 17 November 2019 in Hubei. As of 11 July 2020, more than 12.5 million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories, resulting in more than 560,000 deaths. More than 6.89 million people have recovered.

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DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19 [Video]

DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19

Activists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are facing challenges beating myths and COVID-19 itself.

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Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup [Video]

Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup

Tanzania's government is accused of sending out false messaging about COVID-19 and covering up a crisis.

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COVID-19: Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on 'Sawan Somwar' [Video]

COVID-19: Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on 'Sawan Somwar'

Devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva from outside the Augarnath Temple on second Monday of 'Sawan' month in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on July 13. The doors of temple are closed for the devotees since..

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Assam flood: NDRF team carries out rescue operations in Barpeta

A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) carried out rescue operation in flood-affected areas of Barpeta District. The first battalion of NDRF reached the spots and evacuated 487 marooned..

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Philip Pullman criticises 'disgraceful' Government [Video]

Philip Pullman criticises 'disgraceful' Government

Author Philip Pullman says he is looking forward to a review into the Government's response to Covid-19 after criticising the approach to the crisis.

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Anti-mask activists rally in virus hotbed Florida [Video]

Anti-mask activists rally in virus hotbed Florida

Anti-mask activists on Saturday (July 11) took their campaign to a grilled cheese bar and restaurant in Windermere, Florida - a state fast becoming the epicenter of COVID-19. This report produced by..

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Florida 'Church' Busted For Selling Bleach As 'Cure' For COVID-19 [Video]

Florida 'Church' Busted For Selling Bleach As 'Cure' For COVID-19

A Florida father and his three sons have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the US and distributing mislabeled drugs. According to Gizmodo, Mark Grenon, and his sons, Jonathan, Jordon, and Joseph,..

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Desperate To See Her Husband With Alzheimer's, Woman Takes Dishwashing Job At Care Facility [Video]

Desperate To See Her Husband With Alzheimer's, Woman Takes Dishwashing Job At Care Facility

For the loved ones of patients in memory care units and nursing homes, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll. Florida issued an emergency order in March that prohibits..

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With 2,627 new COVID-19 cases, Karnataka's active case toll leaves Delhi behind [Video]

With 2,627 new COVID-19 cases, Karnataka's active case toll leaves Delhi behind

With the highest single-day spike of 28,637 cases and 551 fatalities in last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count reached 8,49,553 on July 12 even as the recovery rate marginally improved to 62.93 per..

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Rajasthan political crisis: 'Congress will complete full term', says MLAs after meeting Sachin Pilot [Video]

Rajasthan political crisis: 'Congress will complete full term', says MLAs after meeting Sachin Pilot

The MLAs of Congress party in Rajasthan held press conference amid the speculation of political crisis in the state. According to the sources, Almost 30 Congress MLAs and some independent MLAs met..

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COVID-19: Mongolia's traditional Naadam festival goes online due to coronavirus fears [Video]

COVID-19: Mongolia's traditional Naadam festival goes online due to coronavirus fears

COVID-19: Mongolia's traditional Naadam festival goes online due to coronavirus fears

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COVID-19: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art of Amitabh Bachchan, wishes for speedy recovery [Video]

COVID-19: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art of Amitabh Bachchan, wishes for speedy recovery

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik made sand art of megastar Amitabh Bachchan at Puri beach in Odisha on July 12. He wrote a message 'Millions of blessings with you' on it. Patnaik also wished speedy..

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Bollywood Mega Star In Hospital With COVID [Video]

Bollywood Mega Star In Hospital With COVID

CNN reports that Bollywood Legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus. The news was revealed Saturday from his official Twitter account. "I have tested CoviD..

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Harsh Vardhan inspects 10,000-bed COVID facility at Radha Soami Beas [Video]

Harsh Vardhan inspects 10,000-bed COVID facility at Radha Soami Beas

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on July 12 visited the 10,000-bed Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre at Radha Soami Beas in Chattarpur in the national capital. He took stock of the..

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COVID-19: 'Ardaas', 'Yajna' performed for Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery [Video]

COVID-19: 'Ardaas', 'Yajna' performed for Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery

Special 'Ardaas' was performed at Gurudwara Yahiyaganj for Amitabh Bachchan's good health in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on July 12. Actor Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek tested COVID-19 positive on July..

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COVID-19 travel: Huge traffic jams to enter Croatia despite record number of new infections [Video]

COVID-19 travel: Huge traffic jams to enter Croatia despite record number of new infections

COVID-19 travel: Huge traffic jams to enter Croatia despite record number of new infections

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Aishwarya Rai, daughter Aaradhya test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Aishwarya Rai, daughter Aaradhya test positive for COVID-19

After actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for the coronavirus, now the latter's wife and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have..

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Tennis tournament will be first sports event in Germany to allow fans [Video]

Tennis tournament will be first sports event in Germany to allow fans

Up to 800 people can attend each day as organisers say they will take every precaution to combat Covid-19

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