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Coronavirus: Subfamily of viruses in the family Coronaviridae
Coronaviruses are a group of related RNA viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans and birds, they cause respiratory tract infections that can range from mild to lethal. Mild illnesses in humans include some cases of the common cold, while more lethal varieties can cause SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. In cows and pigs they cause diarrhea, while in mice they cause hepatitis and encephalomyelitis. There are as yet no vaccines or antiviral drugs to prevent or treat human coronavirus infections.

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Ashworth urges PM not to ‘dither’ with Coronavirus action [Video]

Ashworth urges PM not to ‘dither’ with Coronavirus action

Jon Ashworth has urged the Prime Minister not to “dither and delay” with Coronavirus action. The Shadow Health Secretary added that any action will be welcomed by the Labour Party as the virus is..

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Experts warn coronavirus restrictions in England 'not sufficient' [Video]

Experts warn coronavirus restrictions in England 'not sufficient'

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Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92 [Video]

Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92

Former chief minister of Gujarat, Keshubhai Patel, passed away at the age of 92. He was admitted at a hospital in Ahmedabad. "We tried to revive him but couldn't after he was brought to the hospital in..

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Do you have Covid-19 or a common cold? [Video]

Do you have Covid-19 or a common cold?

The symptoms of the common cold can be similar to those of Covid-19 at first, which can understandably cause people to worry and wonder if they have coronavirus.

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Coronavirus can survive on skin 'for up to nine hours' [Video]

Coronavirus can survive on skin 'for up to nine hours'

Coronavirus can survive on the skin for up to nine hours, a new study has found.

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Harsh Vardhan remembers sacrifice of lakhs of 'corona warriors' amid Navratri celebration [Video]

Harsh Vardhan remembers sacrifice of lakhs of 'corona warriors' amid Navratri celebration

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on October 18 remembered the sacrifice of Corona warriors in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "This Navratri, I urge you to be mindful of your role in..

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COVID-19 cases rise to record highs in Midwest [Video]

COVID-19 cases rise to record highs in Midwest

[NFA] Wisconsin and other states in the U.S. Midwest are battling a surge in COVID-19 cases, with new infections and hospitalizations rising to record levels - a sign of a nationwide resurgence as..

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COVID-19 reportedly killing 1,000 per day in Europe [Video]

COVID-19 reportedly killing 1,000 per day in Europe

Coronavirus cases in France have gone up by nearly a third in just one day.

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France Coronavirus pandemic: Macron orders anti-virus curfew. [Video]

France Coronavirus pandemic: Macron orders anti-virus curfew.

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: 'We will overcome this together', says Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: 'We will overcome this together', says Macron

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: 'We have to be better at tracking the virus', says Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: 'We have to be better at tracking the virus', says Macron

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: Curfew-breakers will be fined 135 euros, says Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: Curfew-breakers will be fined 135 euros, says Macron

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: "No more than six people around the table", says Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: "No more than six people around the table", says Macron

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: "We will continue to work, our economy needs this", says Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: "We will continue to work, our economy needs this", says Macron

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: President Macron announces nightly curfews in major cities [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: President Macron announces nightly curfews in major cities

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REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: ‘We haven’t lost control of the epidemic’ says President Macron [Video]

REPLAY - Coronavirus in France: ‘We haven’t lost control of the epidemic’ says President Macron

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COVID-19: Don't be careless when it comes to wearing masks, says PM Modi [Video]

COVID-19: Don't be careless when it comes to wearing masks, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 13 said that the danger of Coronavirus still persists. He urged the people of Maharashtra and countrymen to not to be careless in terms of wearing face masks and..

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Jonathan Ashworth: Coronavirus infection rate is out of control [Video]

Jonathan Ashworth: Coronavirus infection rate is out of control

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth tells LBC he thinks the coronavirusinfection rate has "got out of control" as the Government unveils its three-tier Covid alert levels.

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Brazil food insecurity: 10 million people are going hungry [Video]

Brazil food insecurity: 10 million people are going hungry

Coronavirus pandemic leaves millions wondering where their next meal is coming from.

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Trump appears in public since COVID-19 diagnosis [Video]

Trump appears in public since COVID-19 diagnosis

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump appeared back to his old self on Saturday as he addressed supporters at the White House in his first public event since being diagnosed with COVID-19. Colette Luke has..

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'Pokémon GO' Is Helping Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 [Video]

'Pokémon GO' Is Helping Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Coronavirus has hit small businesses hard, but the makers of the popular augmented reality mobile game have decided to give back.

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