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Coronavirus: Subfamily of viruses in the family Coronaviridae
Coronaviruses are a group of related RNA viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans and birds, they cause respiratory tract infections that can range from mild to lethal. Mild illnesses in humans include some cases of the common cold, while more lethal varieties can cause SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. In cows and pigs they cause diarrhea, while in mice they cause hepatitis and encephalomyelitis.

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Vaccinated people could still spread virus, warns Van-Tam [Video]

Vaccinated people could still spread virus, warns Van-Tam

Coronavirus vaccines may not fully prevent people from passing the virus on toothers and those who have had the jab should still continue to abide bylockdown restrictions, the deputy chief medical..

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Daily politics briefing: January 24 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: January 24

A look at the key figures and dates in the world of politics on January 24.Coronavirus vaccines may not fully prevent people from passing the virus on toothers and people who have had the jab should..

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Doctors: Low flu numbers are direct results of COVID-19 precautions [Video]

Doctors: Low flu numbers are direct results of COVID-19 precautions

Coronavirus cases continue to rise across Florida, but flu cases are at an all-time low, according to medical experts.

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‘Never Forget’ Wuhan and the Toll of Coronavirus: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘76 Days’ Director Hao Wu [Video]

‘Never Forget’ Wuhan and the Toll of Coronavirus: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘76 Days’ Director Hao Wu

With the help of covert reporters on the ground in China and direction from documentary filmmakers Hao Wu and Jean Tsien in New York, the team behind '76 Days' was able to bring the impact of COVID-19..

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USF Professor says COVID-19 mutations will continue, but vaccines should still work [Video]

USF Professor says COVID-19 mutations will continue, but vaccines should still work

At least 50 cases of the Coronavirus mutation have been found in the United States, and almost half are in Florida.

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How does the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine work? [Video]

How does the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine work?

Trials of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine suggest it is 94% effective againstCovid-19, and it has now been approved for UK use. Furthermore, no person whowas vaccinated with the jab, known as..

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One UK returnee tests positive for new strain of COVID in Tamil Nadu [Video]

One UK returnee tests positive for new strain of COVID in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan informed that a total of 22 UK returnees tested positive for COVID, however only one tested positive for new strain of coronavirus. "Only one UK returnee has..

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CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Celebrities Covid - IV [Video]

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Celebrities Covid - IV

The Coronavirus hit all of us hard in 2020, and the A List was certainly not exempt.

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AstraZeneca: Millions of doses to come within first quarter [Video]

AstraZeneca: Millions of doses to come within first quarter

AstraZeneca CEO, Pascal Soriot, has said tens of millions of the Coronavirus vaccine is expected within the first quarter of 2021. Mr Soriot's comments come as the MHRS approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca..

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MHRA confirm approval of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine [Video]

MHRA confirm approval of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

MHRA Chief Executive, June Raine, confirmed the approval of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine for use in the UK. The roll out of the jab will begin Monday 4th January. Report by Browna. Like..

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2020 Africa sports review: Football, Athletics, Basketball [Video]

2020 Africa sports review: Football, Athletics, Basketball

The 2020 Africa sports fraternity has been hit by the novel Coronavirus. This has adversely impacted many sports with some being postponed or cancelled. We have also lost some of the greatest sports..

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Watch: After ‘go corona’, Ramdas Athawale coins slogan for new Covid strain [Video]

Watch: After ‘go corona’, Ramdas Athawale coins slogan for new Covid strain

After his ‘go corona, go’ slogan went viral earlier in the year, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has now coined another slogan for the new strain of coronavirus. ‘Earlier I gave the slogan 'Go..

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'No Corona, Corona No': Athawale's latest 'slogan' on new coronavirus strain [Video]

'No Corona, Corona No': Athawale's latest 'slogan' on new coronavirus strain

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Social Justice and Empowerment and president of Republican Party of India (RPI), Ramdas Athawale after his famous 'Go Corona, Corona Go' coined new slogan on new..

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India developed 'Aatmanirbharata' due to COVID: PM Modi [Video]

India developed 'Aatmanirbharata' due to COVID: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on self-reliance and said that due to COVID-19 pandemic, the supply chains got disrupted the world over but India developed new capabilities called..

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Sales get affected due to COVID pandemic during Christmas in Mumbai [Video]

Sales get affected due to COVID pandemic during Christmas in Mumbai

The Christmas is around the corner and markets in Mumbai all decked up in the festival season. But sales got affected this year due to COVID-19 pandemic. A shopkeeper said, "Sale is less this year in..

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New strain of COVID-19 not found in India yet: Govt [Video]

New strain of COVID-19 not found in India yet: Govt

So far, in India there is no new strain or mutation of Coronavirus, which has been seen in the United Kingdom, informed NITI Aayog member, Dr VK Paul on December 22 while addressing a press conference..

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Cake show organised in Bengaluru ahead of Christmas [Video]

Cake show organised in Bengaluru ahead of Christmas

As part of Christmans celebrations, cake show was organised in Bengaluru by Sugar Sculpt Academy. It featured uniquely themed cakes including Coronavirus, Tom and Jerry and Lord Nataraja. The visitors..

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