All the top news that you may have missed on April 7, 2020.
India partially lifts drug export ban after Trump threatens
Within hours of US President Donald Trump warning India of retaliation, New Delhi has quickly moved to partially lift the ban on the the export of Hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malaria drug that Trump has repeatedly touted as a “game-changer” in the fight against COVID-19. Trump has hinted there would be retaliation if India does not lift its ban on its export. Read More
One COVID-19 patient can infect 406 in 30 days: ICMR study
An ICMR study has found that a COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if preventive measures such as lockdown and social distancing are not implemented, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. With preventive measures in place, the possibility of the infection can be reduced to an average of just two-and-a-half persons per patient in the same period. Read More
UK PM Boris Johnson ‘stable’ in ICU, not on ventilator
Boris Johnson remains ‘stable’ in hospital with coronavirus symptoms after spending the night in intensive care. The UK prime minister had already been at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London for tests and observation since Sunday, but his doctors later advised he be admitted to intensive care after he experienced breathing difficulties. Read More
Podcast: How to take care of your mental health in home isolation
Struggling with mental health issues in home confinement? Wondering is you’d be able to get past these dark days. Here’s a Yahoo India original podcast on how those with existing issues can cope better with life in isolation. Hear it now
They want IPL to happen. Do you?
"Spectators are important, but if the situation arises, I don't mind playing without them. Yes, as a player I won't get the vibe, but this will ensure that every fan will get to watch IPL on their TV.” — That’s Harbhajan Singh’s take on IPL 2020. What’s yours? Read More
Lockdown Diaries #11
Since we have funds upwards of $1.3 billion now thanks to all the donations and funds being raised everyday, we need to start putting them to good use immediately. Maybe start with testing the migrant workers and the people around them who have symptoms since they’ve been on the roads and between towns recently? Read More
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