Coronavirus disease 2019

Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. The first confirmed case has been traced back to 17 November 2019 in Hubei. As of 15 July 2020, more than 13.3 million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories, resulting in more than 580,000 deaths. More than 7.44 million people have recovered.

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Florida's COVID-19 surge hasn't stopped visitors from partying in Miami Beach, which Mayor Dan Gelber calls "the epicenter of the epicenter."
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Recent studies suggest that those recovering from Covid-19 may have antibodies for only a few months, a signal that long-term immunity is difficult to achieve,..
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Working from home was thought of as having some special traits that don’t require to face in-house hassles. Since the situation isn’t in our favor, work from..
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COVID-19 is a story of health care, hospitals, businesses, lost jobs, fear and controversy. But the real story of the pandemic is the people.
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COVID-19 and going back to school will bring complications to working parents so employers should be finding ways to help.
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The minister said either people should inculcate awareness in them else only 'God' can save them from COVID-19.
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Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 30,000 mark in a single day for the first time pushing its tally to 9,68,876 on Thursday, while the death toll climbed to..
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As many as 24,914 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported across the country so far.
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With many sectors of the leisure economy hit by coronavirus, what has been the effect on comedy?
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Houston's public schools will delay the start of the school until Sept. 8, and continue online-only classes for at least the first six weeks of the school year..
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After months of video meetings, EU leaders will meet in person to decide how to fund Covid-19 recovery.
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The elderly already face high risks from COVID-19. So how can you help your loved ones stay mentally and emotionally stimulated in isolation?
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Daily testing to detect Covid-19 increased significantly with more than 3.2 lakh samples tested on Tuesday, the highest so far on a single day. Overall, 1.24..
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Here's the latest for Wednesday July 15th: Trump's lawyers to challenge subpoena for his taxes; Oklahoma's governor has tested positive for COVID-19; Florida..
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The Covid crisis has meant that many from the middle class have seen the inside of a government hospital for the first time in their lives. For many, what they..
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At least 99 doctors have died of Covid-19 and 1,302 were affected in India, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Wednesday. The doctors’ body said the..
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Oklahoma's governor says he feels "a little achy" after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Kevin Stitt says he's otherwise fine and will isolate at home. (July..
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A total of 7 021 South African police officers have tested positive for Covid-19 while 53 have passed away, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Wednesday in..
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Universities fear loss of £4bn from Chinese students cancelling courses over UK's Covid-19 death toll.
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Here are the best places to buy cloth face masks online to protect against COVID-19, including Anthropologie, Under Armour, Tory Burch, and Old Navy.
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As ordered by Chief Minister E Palaniswami, the BCG vaccine shall be administered on a trial basis, on adults aged 60-95, with the aim of reducing the COVID..
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Women are almost twice as likely as men to have lost their job and suffered an anxiety attack during lockdown, according to a study that reveals how Covid-19 has..
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The Covid-19 ward of the medical college is full of drainage water. The patients are worried and there is no system of draining out the water, the Congress..
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The stock market plunged Wednesday on rising cases of COVID-19 and the reimposition of lockdown measures in certain parts of the country. The Philippine Stock..
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Addressing the 15th India-EU summit virtually, Modi said there is a need for more cooperation among democratic nations to deal with economic problems.
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At a Missouri hair salon, mask wearing seems to have kept clients exposed to two stylists with COVID-19 from getting infected.
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A new report suggests that wearing a cloth mask doesn't just protect others from COVID-19, it can protect you as well.
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Here's the latest for Wednesday July 15th: New COVID-19 relief deal in the works; Fire on navy ship moves away from fuel tanks; Tuberville beats Sessions in..
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Civil services candidates can now get their medical tests done at designated hospitals in states and union territories, according to the recently amended rules..
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He was discharged from the Hindu Heart Emperor Hospital last night.
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Animation of the profile of the COVID-19 Virus (July 15)
 
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MANILA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar on Wednesday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming...
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Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus said on Wednesday it has started human studies for its potential Covid-19 vaccine. ​​ZyCoV-D, its plasmid DNA vaccine,..
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When Tax Day moved from April to July due to COVID-19, it came with a big deduction: No long list of free food and deals like in past years.
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There were around 5,000 fewer hospital admissions with heart attacks in England by the end of May than would be expected, research suggests. This suggests that..
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Provision for plasma air purification, hands-free amenities such as foot-operated soap dispensers and handrails coated with anti-microbial copper are among the..
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As more and more Covid patients get better, the Centre said on Tuesday that the gap between active and recovered cases of Covid-19 is increasing progressively..
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A picturesque resort on a rocky sweep of the Aravalis south of Gurgaon became a ‘Covid quarantine centre’ earlier this week, soon after the 20 Rajasthan..
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Numerous posts on social media claim Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said "only" 0.02% of children will die of COVID-19. She never said that.
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It's too early to say if the vaccine candidate can protect someone from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but early trials are encouraging.
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Supreme Court on Tuesday said exorbitant cost of Covid treatment must not dissuade patients from going to private hospitals during a pandemic and asked..
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The pandemic news is worse than ever. Take time to take care of yourself and maybe look for a comet.
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The Covid-19 pandemic worsened in the country as fresh cases on Tuesday zoomed past the 30,000 mark for the first time, even as total deaths from the virus..
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Philadelphia's 2020 Thanksgiving Day and 2021 New Years Day Mummers parades are the latest big events to be canceled because of COVID-19.
 
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Researchers said the case strongly suggests that Covid-19 can be transmitted in utero. Both the mother and baby have recovered.
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India is perceived and is an important player in the global vaccine supply, fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccine development is a moral duty, ICMR chief Balram..
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Baseball's season begins on July 23, but July's ML B training camps have hardly gone smoothly.
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No one should be turned away from hospital due to higher cost of treatment, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday while asking the government to consider framing..
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As the number of coronavirus cases crossed the 9-lakh mark on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said that 86 per cent of the total active cases were recorded in 10..
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New cadets arrive at West Point in waves for a different Reception Day, one spread over three days. And four new cadets tested positive for COVID-19.
 
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For those with Parkinson's and COVID, "Everything worsened," a study conducted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research found.
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More than 20 people, including four senior office-bearers of the BJP, have tested positive for Covid-19 at the party's headquarters, said its Bihar unit chief..
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Observing that the cost of Covid-19 treatment varies from state to state, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it cannot regulate the cost and asked the..
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This board member's vote on whether to reopen schools is anything but academic. Her family had COVID-19, separating them from her preemie baby.
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