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News Today 21-08-2020
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Slowdown to extend as virus goes rural

India is contemplating a prolonged slowdown as cases of coronavirus reach its countryside. The expanded fiscal deficit can also hinder India’s capacity to produce further stimuli. “Indeed, the economic situation has worsened since April and [Read More]

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Critical Healthcare
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Success of India in Critical Healthcare

Relevance During the past 70 years, a number of infectious diseases have been targeted in India for eradication, with mixed results. Coronavirus is just the recent one. The WHO recently said that India has “tremendous [Read More]

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Zoonosis: Diseases of Animal Origin
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Zoonosis: Diseases of Animal Origin

 Instances of so many disease outbreaks, like Ebola, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Bird Flu, Swine Flu etc. over the past few years including the present COVID-19 outbreak has reignited  the curiosity, of not only [Read More]

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GAVI
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Vaccine programme gets $8.8 billion funding

Governments around the world have pledged 8.1 billion dollars for global vaccines alliance ‘Gavi’ to help immunization programmes disrupted by coronavirus, so that a global cooperation can be met to ensure COVID-19 vaccine is available [Read More]

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PM CARES
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PM CARES

PM CARES fund was setup to tackle the distress situations such as those posed by the pandemic. In a very short time the PM CARES has received donations more in thousands of crores including unlimited tax-free contributions from private corporations… [Read More]

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Migrant Worker
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Protecting the poor from becoming poorer

The pandemic has affected every section of the society and economies have been forced to go into lockdown. The lockdown has severely disrupted economic activities and big conglomerates, as well as unorganized sectors, have been [Read More]

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SARS-COV-2
News Today

Did SARS-CoV-2 begin from a lab?

The article facts check how the whole pandemic started. Details from the article are important for both prelims and mains. Read our article on Coronavirus. Click to read the news article

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covid19
News Today

The COVID-19 paradox in South Asia

South Asia accounts for around 25% of the world population. But the number of infections in the subcontinent is just around 1.25% and the number of deaths is only 0.5%. The editorial looks into the [Read More]

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