COVID-19: 2 vaccines on human trials, 60 in pre-clinical stage

The number of in India recorded total 7,529 confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), of whom 6,634 are active, 652 individuals have recovered and discharged from hospitals, one person migrated to another country and 242 people succumbed to the disease, according to the data published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. ITANAGAR, Apr 12: China announced Coronavirus (COVID-19) on January 23 with Wuhan, capital of central Hubei province and launched effective lockdown of the region from Jan. 23 to contain the virus’ spread to the rest…

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COVID-19 tracker | Arunachal app for people to report health status

ITANAGAR, Apr 12:  After the central Govt on April 2 last launched Arogya Setu, a Bluetooth based COVID-19 tracker, available for Android as well as iOS users; Arunachal Pradesh government, as part of its measures to combat COVID-19,  has launched an app, which will enable people to self-report health status, including their body temperature or any other complications they were encountering. The easy-to-use app ‘COVID CARE’ is available on Android phones and efforts were on to extend the facility to Apple users, too, state health secretary P Prathiban said. “The…

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APDA launches mask campaign

AALO, Apr 12: Appreciating doctors for playing a proactive role in controlling Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state, West Siang deputy commissioner Swetika Sachan urged them not to have any casual approach to Govt. directives as young and older generation are prone to the disease due to low immunity. Advisory on compulsory use of masks will soon be issued and awareness on prohibiting random spitting on ground and floor is essential to prevent contamination, she said after launching mask campaign for the district, initiated by West Siang unit of Arunachal Pradesh…

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