Credit: World Health OrganisationWith more than 500,000 people dead and over 10 million confirmed Covid-19 cases worldwide, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said this is "a moment for all of us to reflect".
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Dharavi which is Asia's largest slum area and is home to more than 10 lakh people took efforts to contain spread of COVID-19. Dharavi is located in Mumbai and is spread over an area of 2.5 square kilometres. The first case of coronavirus was reported in Dharavi on April 08 but with combined efforts of locals, doctors and state govt, the pandemic got turned. Speaking to ANI, one of the doctors said, "Dharavi is a slum area and is overcrowded. We have many cases earlier. Doctors of BMC tied up with local doctors. We did try door-to-door screening but was not possible. But then we screened only symptomatic patients." A local said, "Doctors of Dharavi and BMC have helped the patients a lot and that's the situation here is quite good." Once a COVID-19 hotspot, Dharavi has only over 290 active coronavirus cases. World Health Organisation (WHO) also tweeted and praised Dharavi for strong focus on community engagement and COVID-19 testing.
An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organize an investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus which sparked the global pandemic. Francis Maguire reports.
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, actors Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams hope fans can get their fix by watching their madcap Netflix comedy about a duo from Iceland who compete in the event. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality. Emma Jehle explains what you need to know about the group.
These tiny glass cabins located in remote iceland take stargazing to the next level. Situated just outside of Reykjavik, ÖÖD has nestled two luxurious glass cabins into the spectacular nordic landscape. Thanks to a collaboration with Panorama Glass Lodge, visitors can rent out the cabins for a unique holiday stay. The front sleeping areas are wrapped in glass and invite guests to marvel at the surrounding environment while remaining cozy indoors. The rear of the cabin contains a sitting area, open kitchen, and bathroom. Both of the 236-square-foot cabins also have an outdoor hot tub.
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