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Read Tejas’ account of his journey with his pregnant wife on the repatriation flight from London to Kochi

LONDON June 22: Tejas and his wife Deepika finally managed to secure a place on the Vande Bharath Mission repatriation flight from London to Kochi on 18th June and has now reached Kochi and is quarantining. Tejas recounts his journey with his pregnant wife during these difficult times. Tejas is from Kannur and his wife Deepika is from Palakkad.

Aarya Desai’s blog will help OCI cardholders travelling to India from London on Air India repatriation flight

June: 18: Aarya Desai, a student in the UK, was one of those lucky OCI card holders who was able to travel to India by the Air India repatriation flight. Here she has written a blog narrating her experieces prior to the journey while quarantining back home. Read her blog below:

Are you travelling by one of the repatriation flight? Dont Miss to Read this Frequently Asked Questions Before and During the Flight

LONDON June 16: The Malayalees Stranded in UK Whatsapp group, which has been providing advisory guidance to those who are either booked to travel or looking to travel by one of the repatriation flights departing on June 18, 24 and 30, has come out with an advisory guidance. The FAQ was prepared by Dr. Ajay Poonath and Anoop Sasidharan. This is only as a reference point but please note that some of these rules are changing over time.

Travelling by Repatriation Flights?: Don’t miss to read blog by Sanjay: My Experience on a Flight to Kochi from London during Covid-19

Sanjay Menon from Emvigo Technologies was on a brief visit to the UK when international lockdown was put in place following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. After much struggle with getting his documents cleared through the High Commission of India and Air India Sanjay secured a seat through the repatriation flight to Kochi in May. Sanjay had a whole story to say following his efforts which led  to him securing a ticket and finally until the day he finished his quarantine in Kerala. Continue reading “Travelling by Repatriation Flights?: Don’t miss to read blog by Sanjay: My Experience on a Flight to Kochi from London during Covid-19”

NHS Everyday Heroes: Listen to Keralite scientist “Mr Covid” in London working towards developing coronavirus vaccine

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON June 13: As part of Evening Standard newspaper’s Everyday Heroes project they interviewed and photographed seven front line NHS workers involved in the fight against Covid 19.
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Nausea – Short Story By Karoor Soman

May 01:Nimmi gets out from the medical store, crosses the railway over bridge and reaches the bus stop. She wants to get back home as early as possible. She feels a certain anxiety that she had never felt before. My child is alone at home. Continue reading “Nausea – Short Story By Karoor Soman”

Coronavirus death rate lower in countries that used BCG vaccine

LONDON April 8: Countries that have a widespread vaccination programme involving the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) jab have a coronavirus death rate almost six times lower than nations that do not use it, a study reveals.
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JK Rowling, Who Experienced “All Symptoms” Of COVID-19, Says She’s “Fully Recovered” Now

New Delhi: JK Rowling, best-known for writing the all-time favourite Harry Potter books, says she has “fully recovered” after experiencing “all symptoms” of Coronavirus. However, she hadn’t been tested for COVID-19. Continue reading “JK Rowling, Who Experienced “All Symptoms” Of COVID-19, Says She’s “Fully Recovered” Now”

Italy Starts To Look Ahead To ‘Phase Two’ As COVID-19 Death Count Slows

Milan April 6: Italy reported its lowest daily COVID-19 death toll for more than two weeks on Sunday as authorities began to look ahead to a second phase of the battle against the new coronavirus once the lockdown imposed almost a month ago is eventually eased.
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Kerala Nurse Who Recovered From COVID-19 Keen On Resuming Duty

Kottayam April 6: “I will leave this room within a week after defeating you,” the braveheart nurse had vowed after contracting the deadly coronavirus while attending to India’s oldest COVID-19 survior, expressing unflinching faith in Kerala’s health care system.
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