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The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. More

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  • In pics | Coronavirus-led lockdown: A look at how Argentinians are finding ways to be happy Jul 07, 2020 05:15 PM IST

    In pics | Coronavirus-led lockdown: A look at how Argentinians are finding ways to be happy

    The Social Psychology Observatory at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, had found that quarantine measures have increased anxiety, uncertainty and feelings of extreme weariness. For some introverts, the quarantine has meant welcome solitude

  • In pics | Amsterdam’s red-light district reopens after coronavirus shutdown Jul 06, 2020 02:34 PM IST

    In pics | Amsterdam’s red-light district reopens after coronavirus shutdown

    The decline in coronavirus cases in the Netherlands has prompted health officials to allow sex workers in Amsterdam to resume meeting clients much earlier than expected.

  • In Pics | Rising biomedical waste amid coronavirus pandemic poses a new challenge Jul 02, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    In Pics | Rising biomedical waste amid coronavirus pandemic poses a new challenge

    With so many disposal items being used by hospitals and quarantine centres, plastic pollution is getting worse. A look at how it can prove to be a big problem.

  • In Pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Long-shut factory now helps Afghans breathe free Jul 02, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    In Pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Long-shut factory now helps Afghans breathe free

    Afghanistan has struggled with shortages of medical oxygen. The country gets oxygen cylinders from abroad. Until recently, imports were halted due to sealed borders.

  • In pics | 15 countries allowed to visit European Union as EU opens borders for foreign travellers Jul 02, 2020 10:23 AM IST

    In pics | 15 countries allowed to visit European Union as EU opens borders for foreign travellers

    European countries have agreed to start lift restriction from July 1. The list will be updated every 14 days.

  • In Pics | A look at the major risks in post-COVID world Jul 01, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    In Pics | A look at the major risks in post-COVID world

    Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the disruption in the lives of people worldwide has been nothing short of an unpleasant shock and the scars will take time to heal.

  • In pics | Unlock 2.0 guidelines: What is allowed, what is not Jul 01, 2020 02:17 PM IST

    In pics | Unlock 2.0 guidelines: What is allowed, what is not

    On June 29 Centre issued guidelines for the second phase of Unlock, extending the phased re-opening of activities across the country. The Home Ministry said that the new guidelines will be in force till July 31.

  • In pics | All you need to know about India’s first coronavirus vaccine Covaxin Jun 30, 2020 07:42 PM IST

    In pics | All you need to know about India’s first coronavirus vaccine Covaxin

    Amid the increasing number of coronavirus cases in India, the country’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has received DCGI nod to hold Phase I and II clinical human trials

  • In Pics | Moroccans reconnect as lockdown lifts after 3 months Jun 30, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    In Pics | Moroccans reconnect as lockdown lifts after 3 months

    Moroccans welcomed the end of lockdown like a religious holiday. Morocco has recorded nearly 12,000 coronavirus cases so far.

  • In pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Should we exercise with face mask on? Here's everything you should know Jun 27, 2020 02:03 PM IST

    In pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Should we exercise with face mask on? Here's everything you should know

    Exercising with a face mask. Should you? Or shouldn't you? Let's take a look.

  • In Pics | Despite coronavirus pandemic, 2020 is not the worst year in the history of mankind Jun 26, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    In Pics | Despite coronavirus pandemic, 2020 is not the worst year in the history of mankind

    Coronavirus, locust swarms, earthquakes, typhoons… Think 2020 is a bad year to be alive? It’s not – not even close. Here are the worst ten years world had witnessed in the past.

  • In pics | COVID-19: Tips to stay safe while receiving online orders Jun 25, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    In pics | COVID-19: Tips to stay safe while receiving online orders

    Check out some tips to stay safe will accepting online deliveries

  • In pics | COVID-19 crisis: Shortage of oxygen cylinders worldwide leaves people gasping for life Jun 24, 2020 04:49 PM IST

    In pics | COVID-19 crisis: Shortage of oxygen cylinders worldwide leaves people gasping for life

    Hospitals around the world are facing severe shortages of oxygen cylinders as the coronavirus outbreak has led to sudden surge in their demand

  • In Pics | Musicians in Spain play in front of plants amid coronavirus pandemic to send a message Jun 24, 2020 02:22 PM IST

    In Pics | Musicians in Spain play in front of plants amid coronavirus pandemic to send a message

    Nature advanced to occupy spaces in place of humans in Barcelona's Liceu opera amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

  • In Pics | Jagannath Rath Yatra 2020 celebration devoid of devotees Jun 23, 2020 03:49 PM IST

    In Pics | Jagannath Rath Yatra 2020 celebration devoid of devotees

    The Supreme Court has directed the Odisha government to maintain a record of persons allowed in Rath Yatra with details of medical conditions.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Here's what people feel about working from home Jun 22, 2020 08:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Here's what people feel about working from home

    COVID-19 has forced millions of people around the world to adapt to remote work. Let’s take a look at some surveys to find out how people and organisations actually feel about working from home

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Here's a look at the 10 most affected countries with highest number of COVID-19 cases Jun 22, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Here's a look at the 10 most affected countries with highest number of COVID-19 cases

    The data from Worldometer lists the countries most affected by the coronavirus, in terms of the number of registered cases and deaths as of 19:46 pm on July 6, 2020.

  • In Pics | COVID-19 fight: Nita Ambani only Indian in list of top philanthropists Jun 22, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    In Pics | COVID-19 fight: Nita Ambani only Indian in list of top philanthropists

    US magazine Town & Country has recognised her efforts for leading the Reliance Foundation in its efforts to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

  • In Pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Dodging health risks, India's ambulance workers work tirelessly to save lives Jun 16, 2020 02:36 PM IST

    In Pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Dodging health risks, India's ambulance workers work tirelessly to save lives

    From carrying a patient, living in a multi-story building with no elevators to sometimes waiting up to five hours outside the hospitals to find a bed for patient, they are tirelessly working to ensure the country is able to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Coronavirus in India | Here are the country's 10 worst-hit COVID-19 hotspots Jun 13, 2020 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India | Here are the country's 10 worst-hit COVID-19 hotspots

    Here are 10 worst-hit COVID-19 hotspots in India.

  • Coronavirus | World witnesses new normal, with robots & social distancing norms post lockdown Jun 13, 2020 11:31 AM IST

    Coronavirus | World witnesses new normal, with robots & social distancing norms post lockdown

    Many countries have begun lifting the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic as the economies struggle. However, the surge in COVID-19 cases in underdeveloped regions with no proper health systems could undermine efforts to halt the pandemic

  • World Day against Child Labour | Coronavirus crisis can push vulnerable children into child labour Jun 12, 2020 06:22 PM IST

    World Day against Child Labour | Coronavirus crisis can push vulnerable children into child labour

    World Day against Child Labour is observed on June 12 to spread awareness on the harmful mental and physiological effects of child labour. This year the theme is aimed at exploring the impact of COVID-19 on child labour

  • In Pics | Guide to no-touch greetings while following social distancing norms Jun 11, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    In Pics | Guide to no-touch greetings while following social distancing norms

    The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside down and has forced us to adhere to social distancing norms to keep it at bay. Here we look at some of the gestures people are using as we get accustomed to the 'new normal'.

  • In Pics | These 10 US billionaires rake it in even during the coronavirus pandemic Jun 10, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    In Pics | These 10 US billionaires rake it in even during the coronavirus pandemic

    US billionaires saw their fortunes soar by $434 billion between mid-March and mid-May, according to a new report. Their net worth grew 15 percent during the two-month period.

  • In pics | Life returns to normal in New Zealand as country beats coronavirus outbreak Jun 09, 2020 07:22 PM IST

    In pics | Life returns to normal in New Zealand as country beats coronavirus outbreak

    New Zealand emerged from the pandemic while big economies like Brazil, India, and United States are still struggling with the virus.

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