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Doctors declares Keralite in UK dead after 32 days in ventilator but wife’s decision helps husband recover from Coronavirus

By Aparna Sreevalsan (Pictures by Rajesh Nadepilly)

LONDON May 29: When the coronavirus infection hit the United Kingdom, the Malayali population in the UK  also had to fear it. Malayali doctors and nurses are engaged in the UK’s fight against COVID-19. Continue reading “Doctors declares Keralite in UK dead after 32 days in ventilator but wife’s decision helps husband recover from Coronavirus”

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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Contactless card payments will increase by £15 to £45 from today

LONDON April 1: Shoppers will be able to pay £45 for transaction without entering a PIN number. The rise comes as the coronavirus pandemic has seen some shops encourage customers to ditch cash.
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First electron microscope image of COVID-19 virus from India released

PUNE March 30: The first images from India of what the coronavirus looks like are out. The images of the coronavirus have been taken by a team of ICMR-NIV scientists in Pune. The images have been captured using a transmission electron microscope and have been published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research.

France Reports 299 More Coronavirus Deaths, Total Count 1,995

Paris, France: France on Friday reported that 299 more people had died in hospital from the coronavirus epidemic over the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll from the epidemic in the country to 1,995.
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“The Kerala Way”: Shashi Tharoor On Social Distancing Amid Virus Lockdown

Thiruvananthapuram March 26: As shopkeepers around the country come to grips with the demands of “social distancing” to help keep the infectious COVID-19 virus at bay, in a country used to massive crowds and one person breathing down the other’s neck while standing in compressed queues, one Kerala vendor has hit upon a novel idea to maintain a safe distance between himself and his customers.
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