Coronavirus

A South Korean patient who is linked to spreading the coronavirus to over 1,000 people is being used as an example of why social distancing is so important.

Amid coronavirus pandemic, the central government has banned the operations of international commercial passenger flights in India from March 22 to March 29.

“Some people have started approaching us for tests but we still do not know how to make the VIPs undergo tests,” said a doctor at the KGMU.

The health ministry has issued an advisory on measures to enforce social distancing and suggesting shut down of all educational institutions gymnasiums, museums, cultural and social centres, swimming pools and theatres till March 31.

In a televised address to the nation, Macron said people should stay at home and only go out for essential activities. He said that anyone flouting the restrictions would be punished.

Airports and airplanes are notoriously germy given the high traffic and turnover. Door handles at airports, seats, tray tables tend to be bacteria hotspots. So, it’s important to wash your hands after touching these areas.

Maharashtra is the worst-hit state from coronavirus in the country with 49 confirmed cases and one fatality. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country reached 169.

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in throat swabs is the most common method of diagnosing COVID-19 in China.

The Indian traditional knowledge emanates from Ayurveda, where Bos indicus is placed at a high pedestal for numerous uses of its various products.