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COVID pandemic has now killed three million - as countries see surge in cases

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COVID pandemic has now killed three million - as countries see surge in casesThe global death toll from coronavirus has topped three million people amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.
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The global death toll from coronavirus has topped three million, amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.

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Budgam soon to get 500-bedded COVID hospital [Video]

Budgam soon to get 500-bedded COVID hospital

The second wave of COVID has ravaged the country and the cases are continuously increasing in Jammu and Kashmir as well. Amid the devastation, DRDO in association with JandK administration started construction of 500-bedded COVID hospital in Budgam. All beds will be supported with supply of medical oxygen. There will be 125 fully-equipped ICU beds for COVID patients and 50-double room accommodation facility for doctors and paramedics staff. Locals appreciated this step of govt and extended full support towards it.

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COVID-19: India reports highest-ever single-day spike with 4,12,262 fresh cases, 3980 deaths

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Former Union minister and RLD chief Ajit Singh dies of Covid-19

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‘All options being discussed’: Govt on nationwide lockdown amid Covid crisis [Video]

‘All options being discussed’: Govt on nationwide lockdown amid Covid crisis

Responding to a question on whether nationwide lockdown is the only solution amid the rise in Covid cases, NITI Aayog member Doctor VK Paul said a detailed advisory has been issued to states and UTs to impose restrictions to break the chain of the virus. He said that states and UTs should make a careful analysis of the local situation and take the decision on lockdown. He added, “In addition to this range of restrictions, if anything more is required, those options are always being discussed and those decisions as required will be taken.” Watch the full video for more.

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Brazil COVID-19 inquiry focuses on chloroquine [Video]

Brazil COVID-19 inquiry focuses on chloroquine

Brazil's former health minister told a parliamentary inquiry on Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing government knew full well that the treatment they were advocating for COVID-19 patients had no scientific basis. Bryan Wood reports.

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'We are doing lot for India': President Joe Biden [Video]

'We are doing lot for India': President Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden during a press briefing, while speaking on the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in India, said that the US is doing a lot for India. "We're helping Brazil and India, significantly I spoke to Prime Minister Modi what he needs most is (raw) materials to be able to make the vaccines, we're sending them that, we're sending them oxygen, we're doing a lot for India," said US President Biden. He further said, "I am not prepared to announce who else we will be giving the vaccine to, but we are going to by the fourth of July have spent about 10 per cent of what we have to other nations including some of the ones who you mentioned,"

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Covid-19: India crisis reveals complacency and lack of foresight, Raghuram Rajan Says

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Families mourn as Brazil hits 400,000 COVID deaths [Video]

Families mourn as Brazil hits 400,000 COVID deaths

Brazilians struggle with pain of losing loved ones to coronavirus as country reaches sombre milestone.

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