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Convalescent plasma questioned as coronavirus treatment in India: report (source — www.foxnews.com) 21/10/2020 22:51:12

Government officials in India are contemplating dropping plasma from coronavirus therapies after a large study found it ineffective, per multiple reports.

Covid’s devastating impact on India highlights Narendra Modi’s failings – and it is only going to get worse (source — www.independent.co.uk) 21/10/2020 18:36:56

<p>India is on a path to overtake the US as the world’s most infected nation and much of the blame can be attributed to Modi’s burly leadership and poor decision making</p>

Exclusive: More UAE-India flights if Covid cases drop, says Puri (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 21/10/2020 16:55:13

635,000 passengers have travelled to India from UAE on Vande Bharat flights.

India coronavirus: Four Modi claims fact-checked (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 21/10/2020 15:44:27

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been talking about his government's response to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Four Modi claims fact-checked (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 21/10/2020 15:44:27

The Indian Prime Minister has been talking about his government's response to the coronavirus.

UAE may soon welcome India’s 45-minute Covid-19 test (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 21/10/2020 13:07:00

The test, named after a famous Indian fictional detective, is based on a gene-editing technology called Crispr.

How soon will the UAE get India's 45-minute Covid test? (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 21/10/2020 13:07:00

The test, named after a famous Indian fictional detective, is based on a gene-editing technology called Crispr.

India's pollution season could serve a double blow during Covid-19 (source — rss.cnn.com) 21/10/2020 07:40:02

A familiar scene is taking place in northern India. Vast fields burn, flames engulfing bare stalks of already-harvested crops. Billowing smoke travels across state borders. In towns and cities, the ai...

India's major health threat that could make Covid more dangerous (source — www.cnn.com) 21/10/2020 07:18:24

A familiar scene is taking place in northern India. Vast fields burn, flames engulfing bare stalks of already-harvested crops. Billowing smoke travels across state borders. In towns and cities, the ai...

Pollution and Covid-19: Delhi hit by 'double whammy' (source — rss.cnn.com) 21/10/2020 07:01:27

While India struggles to keep its Covid-19 caseload in check, another crisis has taken over its capital city and adjoining states. Delhi has reported very poor air quality this month, which experts fe...

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