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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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Dutch Government Strains to Stem Soaring Virus Infections | Oneindia News [Video]

Dutch Government Strains to Stem Soaring Virus Infections | Oneindia News

Coronavirus cases have been setting new records in the Netherlands, and hospital admissions are also increasing. The Netherlands was the first western European country to impose a partial lockdown..

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Goa extends COVID-19 curfew by another week - Know what's closed, what's open

The Goa government on Sunday (August 22) has extended the ongoing Coronavirus-induced curfew till August 30.
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Uttar Pradesh COVID-19 news: Lockdown on Sundays in Noida, other places lifted as Corona cases dip

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Get oxygen generation infrastructure ready fast: PM to officers

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17% dip in average fresh Covid-19 cases since 2nd Corona wave peak in May, says Union health ministry

The number of Covid-19 cases has declined continuously since India reported its peak of the second wave on May 7, an Union health ministry official said on Tuesday.
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No early lifting of COVID restrictions with 19 July still 'target date', new health secretary confirms

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2-year-old girl from Kanpur Dehat gets Covaxin jab during vaccine trial on children

The toddler, the daughter of a private doctor in Kanpur Dehat, was given the first dose of the indigenous Coronavirus vaccine.
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MPs back extension of COVID restrictions until 19 July despite Conservative rebellion

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488 AEFI deaths, but these are not necessarily due to vaccination: Govt

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Goa Lockdown: CM Pramod Sawant extends Corona curfew till June 14 with curbs

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After Harsh Vardhan rap, Ramdev eats his words

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Corona curfew in Jammu and Kashmir extended in all 20 districts till May 17

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Covid-19: India records highest-ever 4,01,993 new cases, 3,523 deaths

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