'Coronavirus', which literally translates into 'the virus with a halo' has alarmed the whole world after China quarantined the epicenter of the outbreak, Wuhan shutting down essential services in the city. 

With the number of cases rising daily, the virus threatens millions of people, especially in developing regions. Several countries have canceled or suspended flights to China as the country grapples with the deadly virus.

India

DNA Special: PM Narendra Modi takes Covaxin jab but Opposition plays politics?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday was administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin at AIIMS, Delhi.

India

'Powerful example for all Indians': Bharat Biotech after PM Modi takes Covaxin shot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (March 1) was administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin at the AIIMS, Delhi.

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Don't want to impose lockdown but 'majboori hai', says CM Uddhav Thackeray as COVID-19 cases surge

The Chief Minister, during a press conference in Mumbai, also urged people of the state to wear masks to avoid lockdown.

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COVID-19: Will not 'need' a second shot of vaccine, says Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij due to this reason

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said that he will not 'need' a second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu takes COVID-19 vaccine in Chennai

The Vice President, 71, appealed to the people to come forward and receive the vaccine to defeat the deadly virus.

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Meet Sister P Niveda, who administered COVID-19 vaccine shot to PM Narendra Modi

The prime minister was administered his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on March 1.

Education

Uttar Pradesh reopens schools for THESE classes today, check guidelines here

The schools need to take care of the seating arrangement as so to enforce physical distancing measures in staff rooms and classrooms all the time.

Cricket

New Zealand vs Australia: No fans for remaining T20I matches after Auckland lockdown

New Zealand lead the T20 series 2-0 after winning the opening matches in Christchurch and Dunedin.

Health

Coronavirus antibodies are moved from pregnant ladies to their infants, new study finds

The findings also lend support to the idea that vaccinating mothers-to-be may also have benefits for their newborns.

India

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till THIS date, instructs authorities to enforce strict COVID-19 norms

Police and municipal authorities, too, have been directed to ensure that measures in containment zones are strictly followed.

India

COVID-19 vaccination: Registration on Co-WIN portal to start today, here's what you should know

Registrations for COVID-19 vaccination on the Co-WIN 2.0 portal will open at 9 am Monday at www.Cowin.Gov.In.

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Jharkhand: Educational institutions, government offices to reopen from today, check guidelines here

Jharkhand schools will reopen on March 1 for students of Class 8 and above.

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Six states contributed to 86% of new COVID-19 cases: Centre

The cabinet secretary on February 27 chaired a high-level review meeting with States/UTs exhibiting a surge in cases including Maharashtra and MP.

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COVID-19 vaccination: Centre releases list of hospitals where you can get inoculated from March 1, check here

The government informed that from March 1, the nationwide vaccination program will be exponentially expanded to all citizens above 60 years of age.

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Why some COVID-19 strains are more infectious than others

The researchers explained that the first step in coronavirus infection is for the virus to enter cells.

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Kumbh Mela 2021: People violating COVID-19 SOPs to be prosecuted, details inside

The Kumbh Mela will take place from April 1 to 30 in Haridwar this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

India

Night curfew extended in THIS Maharashtra city till March 14, schools to remain closed

As for the protocols, the CBSE suggested that the students of class 10, 12 appearing for the practical exams be divided into sub-groups of 25 each.

India

COVID-19: India reports 16,752 new infections, 113 deaths in last 24 hours

As per the Ministry's data, there are 1,64,511 active cases at present after 11,718 patients were discharged in a day.

Cricket

India vs England: Three-match ODI series in Pune to see major changes

After the four-match Test series gets over between India and England, both teams will square off against each other in 5 T20Is and 3 ODIs.

India

COVID vaccination drive 2nd phase: You have to pay THIS much for vaccine shots at private hospitals in Gujarat

Gujarat has a total of 522 designated private hospitals where the second phase of the vaccination drive will be held from March 1.