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Coronavirus Impact On Indian Economy Trucks Come To A Standstill Amid Covid 19 Lockdown

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Daily movement of trucks has reportedly collapsed to less than 10% of normal levels The world’s biggest lockdown has brought transportation of goods in India to a near halt, even though the government has exempted the sector from restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus. Daily movement of trucks has collapsed …

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Coronavirus News Amazon Contact With Covid 19 Test Makers For Employee Screening

Amazon In Contact With Coronavirus Test Makers For Potential Screenings On Employees

Amazon has contacted Covid-19 test makers for screenings on employees Amazon.com Inc has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters. The …

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Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

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As we await evidence from multiple ongoing trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19, clinicians have had to make do with conflicting reports regarding its potential efficacy. Although HCQ is one of the safest drugs used for chronic rheumatic and autoimmune disorders, the current lack of a consensus regarding its optimal dosage for …

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If We Use Masks COVID Deaths Could Fall 10%

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April 3, 2020 — The CDC and White House have been mulling for days whether they should recommend that everyone wear cloth masks when going out in public. Now a team of researchers at Yale University has weighed in. They looked at the growth of COVID-19 cases and deaths …

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COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded letters “We ask for your help” flashed across my screen, I knew exactly what was being asked of me: to graduate early and join the …

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Evidence COVID Survivors’ Blood May Help Very Ill

Evidence COVID Survivors' Blood May Help Very Ill

As of the end of March, three of the patients have been discharged from the hospital, the Chinese authors said, and the other two are now in stable condition. First U.S. patients being treated Use of convalescent serum “is a good idea. It’s something that’s been used …

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COVID Symptom Tracker App Aimed to Help Slow Spread of COVID-19

COVID Symptom Tracker App Aimed to Help Slow Spread of COVID-19

In order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, British researchers have launched a new app that tracks symptoms related to the virus, allowing anyone to self-report daily. According to the researchers at Kings College London, around 5,000 twins and their families across the UK have been recruited from the ‘TwinsUK’ cohort …

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COVID-19 Pandemic: How Is the Internet Functioning in This Time of Need?

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As various parts of India enter an unprecedented phase of lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19, local authorities have been working to ensure availability of essential commodities and services. Just a decade ago, Internet may not have been considered in this list of essential services; things have changed …

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global stock markets oil markets bounce back after covid 19 triggered record losses

Cabinet Gives Nod For Direct Overseas Listing Of Indian Companies

Oil and equity markets staged solid rebounds on Tuesday after the previous day’s pummelling, with signs of co-ordinated action by the world’s biggest economies to cushion the economic impact of coronavirus helping pull investors out of panic mode. Most benchmark government bond yields also rose from record lows hit the …

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