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

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India records 13,788 new COVID cases in last 24 hours [Video]

India records 13,788 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India on January 18 reported single-day spike of 13,788 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 145 deaths in the same..

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Music producer Phil Spector, convicted of murder, dead at 81 [Video]

Music producer Phil Spector, convicted of murder, dead at 81

Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his "Wall of Sound" recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actress, has died at age..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll reaches 89,261 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll reaches 89,261

Public Health England said a further 671 people had died within 28 days oftesting positive for Covid-19 in the UK as of Sunday.

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6 states conduct COVID vaccination sessions today, 17,072 beneficiaries vaccinated: Health Ministry [Video]

6 states conduct COVID vaccination sessions today, 17,072 beneficiaries vaccinated: Health Ministry

Additional Secretary of Health Ministry Manohar Agnani informed about the vaccination drive which started on January 16 across the country. He said that only six states conducted COVID-19 vaccination..

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Under PM Modi's leadership, India among countries with fewer COVID deaths: HM Shah [Video]

Under PM Modi's leadership, India among countries with fewer COVID deaths: HM Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 17 said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, India is counted among those countries which have recorded fewer deaths due to COVID-19. He was..

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UP records 404 new COVID cases, 666 recoveries in last 24 hours [Video]

UP records 404 new COVID cases, 666 recoveries in last 24 hours

Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Amit Mohan Prasad on January 17 informed about the current situation of the state. He said that as many as 404 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in..

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Delhi Police trying to reduce Republic Day gathering to 25,000 amid COVID [Video]

Delhi Police trying to reduce Republic Day gathering to 25,000 amid COVID

Delhi Police informed that they are trying to reduce gathering to 25,000 as compared to 1.5 lakh earlier on Republic Day keeping in mind the spread of COVID. "In the view of COVID19, we are trying to..

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K'taka Health Minister inaugurates COVID vaccination drive at Manipal Hospitals [Video]

K'taka Health Minister inaugurates COVID vaccination drive at Manipal Hospitals

Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister, K Sudhakar inaugurated COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 17 for the healthcare workers. He inaugurated the drive at Manipal Hospitals in Bengaluru..

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India records 15,144 new COVID cases, nationwide vaccination drive underway [Video]

India records 15,144 new COVID cases, nationwide vaccination drive underway

India reported 15,144 new COVID-19 infections and 17,170 discharges on January 17. COVID tally of the country stood at 1,05,57,985, including 2,08,826 active cases. So far, 1,01,96,885 patients have..

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‘Entire nation needs to be linked to Covid vaccination drive’: Amit Shah [Video]

‘Entire nation needs to be linked to Covid vaccination drive’: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah said that there is a need for the entire nation to be linked to the Covid-19 vaccination drive which began on January 16. He also urged people not to spread rumors so that..

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People express joy as Indian soldiers rehearse ahead of 72nd Republic Day [Video]

People express joy as Indian soldiers rehearse ahead of 72nd Republic Day

Ahead of Republic Day parade, Indian soldiers carried out rehearsals in the national capital. The number of soldiers in the parade has been reduced this year in wake of COVID-19. Locals at the India..

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Biden plans flurry of Day One executive actions [Video]

Biden plans flurry of Day One executive actions

The promised executive actions to be taken on Day One include policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change and immigration. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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Biden lays out plan to get America vaccinated [Video]

Biden lays out plan to get America vaccinated

[NFA] U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration..

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Entire country needs to be linked with COVID vaccination drive: HM Shah [Video]

Entire country needs to be linked with COVID vaccination drive: HM Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 16 urged people who are spreading rumours for COVID-19 vaccination, to not to do anything that brings two views in the public regarding the vaccination. He said..

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Happy to take COVID-19 vaccine shot: Apollo Hospitals Chairman [Video]

Happy to take COVID-19 vaccine shot: Apollo Hospitals Chairman

Apollo Hospitals Chairman Prathap C Reddy expressed happiness after taking the first shot of COVID-19 today. "I am happy that I took COVID-19 vaccine today. By the time I take 2nd shot, my immunity..

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