The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated the guidelines for children to wear masks as corona virus cases are increasing worldwide. The WHO has suggested that children under five should not wear masks. This decision was made keeping in mind the ability to wear masks. The global health body also considered other factors such as […]Continue Reading..
Coronavirus has infected more than 1.5 crore people across the globe since outbreak. No vaccine has been developed yet, to protect against the deadly novel virus. The scientists and researchers are scrambling to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. At present, three vaccine candidates are at the final stage of their trials. Among them, Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine has shown […]Continue Reading..
India’s tiger estimation for the year 2018 has entered the record books as it was awarded the Guiness World Record on Saturday for being the largest camera-trap wildlife survey. Sharing the news on microblogging site Twitter, the Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar claimed that India was able to double the number […]Continue Reading..
The World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions – after more than 200 scientists urged the agency to do so. In an open letter published this week in a journal, two scientists from Australia and the U.S. wrote that studies have shown “beyond any reasonable doubt […]Continue Reading..
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering a “new and dangerous” phase. Thursday saw the most cases in a single day reported to the WHO. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the day had seen 150,000 new cases with half of those coming from the Americas and large numbers also from […]Continue Reading..
As many as 1.7 lakh accounts on the microblogging site Twitter were suspended on Thursday for posting and sharing information which were termed as deceptive narratives that favoured the Chinese government. These posts were related to the Hong kong protests and COVID-19 crises among other topics and favoured the Communist Party of China, this as […]Continue Reading..
Consumer Electronics Show organizers said Wednesday that they are going ahead with plans to bring together people from around the world at a massive annual gathering in Las Vegas. The Consumer Technology Association trade group decision to hold a gadget extravaganza known to attract tens of thousands of people bucks a trend of live conferences being cancelled […]Continue Reading..
The US government has given a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and Green Card applicants, who have been served notices for submission of various documents, in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday said the 60-day grace period for responding to its requests will include requests for […]Continue Reading..
Tracking the aggregated movements of people using their mobile phone data may help predict the geographical and temporal spread of COVID-19 infections up to two weeks ahead of time, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Nature, analysed the distribution of population outflows from Wuhan, China, during the early stages of the […]Continue Reading..
Uber has partnered with a number of companies across the globe to deliver essential items to users amid the lockdown enforced in countries around the world in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. For instance, in India it has partnered with Flipkart to deliver groceries to people in select cities. Taking this trend forward, Uber has launched two […]Continue Reading..