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COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

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COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

A military operation to fight COVID-19 in Brazil as the risk grows for the country's Indigenous communities.

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Priests celebrate Krishna Janmashtami with precautions amid COVID-19 scare [Video]

Priests celebrate Krishna Janmashtami with precautions amid COVID-19 scare

Priests and their family members offered prayers at Radha Krishna Temple on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad. They were seen celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna with great enthusiasm. They were seen singing 'bhanjan' inside the temple premise. The temple was decked up on the occasion. Some devotees offer prayers outside the temple as public entry is prohibited in view of COVID-19. Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 11 and 12 across the country.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:54Published
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Not Exactly Vacation: Over 900 Students, Staff Test COVID-19 Positive In Georgia School District

Schools across Cherokee County, Georgia, are reeling from a massive outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to HuffPost, the district has already asked 826 students and 42 faculty and staff members to quarantine themselves. The district's new school year began just last week. Georgia schools have been under fire for opening classes fully with a mask mandate for faculty and staff, but not the student body.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:36Published
Covid update: India drug shortage easing says firm; Russia vaccine ready [Video]

Covid update: India drug shortage easing says firm; Russia vaccine ready

From the supply of antiviral drug remdesivir stabilising in India after shortage as per producer Cipla, to Russia becoming the first nation to declare a vaccine ready for use - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. The health of India's former President Pranab Mukherjee has worsened and his condition is critical, as per doctors. He had recently tested positive for Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus infection and also undergone an emergency surgery for a brain clot on August 10. Meanwhile, noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori passed away. He was suffering from Covid and experienced two heart attacks before succumbing. The Railways ministry has announced that regular passenger train services across the country will continue to remain suspended until further orders. However, 230 special trains will continue to ply between select destinations. India's Covid tally has crossed the 22.68 lakh-mark with the country noting 50,000+ new cases every day. India's death toll is past 45,200 while over 15.83 lakh patients have been discharged, suggesting a healthy recovery rate. In international news, schools have begun to reopen in countries like the United States of America and the United Kingdom. This, even as a report suggested that around 97,000 children in US contracted Covid in the last 2 weeks of July. New Zealand broke its streak of 102 days without a locally transmitted case by finding a new infection. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern put Auckland under lockdown. The country now has 22 active cases, with the total Covid tally at a little over 1,200. Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 03:13Published
Israel Embassy contributes AI-based technologies to the AIIMS Delhi [Video]

Israel Embassy contributes AI-based technologies to the AIIMS Delhi

Embassy of Israel on August 11 contributed state-of-the-art artificial intelligence based technologies and high-end equipment to the AIIMS, Delhi. Contribution was made as a part of Israel-India cooperation to fight ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. "It is the most advanced medical equipment that we developed in Israel especially for fighting COVID-19. Some of it was contributed by companies, they just love India and some of it was purchased with special fund allocated by our Foreign Minister," said Israel's Envoy to India Ron Malka.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:58Published
Have to see critically whether it is safe, effective: AIIMS Director on Russia's COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

Have to see critically whether it is safe, effective: AIIMS Director on Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Russia claimed to have developed vaccine for COVID-19. Speaking on it, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said, "If Russia's vaccine is successful, then we will have to see critically whether it is safe and effective. India has the capacity for mass production of vaccine." Russia became the first country to register for COVID-19 vaccine on August 11. One of President Putin's daughters has been given a shot of vaccination.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:06Published

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Willian confirms Chelsea exit after seven years [Video]

Willian confirms Chelsea exit after seven years

Willian says goodbye to Chelsea fans with a farewell letter as the Brazilian international nears closer to a reported move across London to Arsenal.

Credit: Reuters - Sports    Duration: 01:30Published
More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Brazil [Video]

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Brazil

Brazil is the second-most impacted country by COVID-19 with more than three million cases and 100,000 deaths.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:10Published
COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000 [Video]

COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

While Brazil rightly gets most of the attention in Latin America, other countries are also passing grim milestones.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:15Published
Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone [Video]

Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone

Number expected to keep rising as Brazilian government encourages people to come out and work.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:57Published

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