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News 18 Afternoon Digest: Toll Rises at Goa Medical College as 13 Die Due to Shortage of Oxygen for 3rd Consecutive Night; Ex-CM Trivendra Rawat's 'Philosophy' Triggers Social Media and Other Stories

Image Credits: AFP/ Representational

Image Credits: AFP/ Representational

Here are the top stories today: Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Toll Rises at Goa Medical College as 13 Die Due to Shortage of Oxygen for 3rd Consecutive Night; Extending Duration Between Doses is 'Reasonable Approach' When You Don't Have Vaccines: Dr Fauci on Covishield; 'Coronavirus Has Right to Live Like Us': Ex-CM Trivendra Rawat's 'Philosophy' Triggers Social Media;'Thought They Were Asleep': B'luru Woman Spends 2 Days With Decomposed Bodies of Brother, Mother; Sex for Oxygen: Man’s Disturbing 'Offer' to Neighbour in Return for O2 Angers Twitter; Athletes Miffed on Being Asked to Sign Undertaking against 'Sexual Harassment' and 'Criminal Act' by Haryana Govt - Report

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Toll Rises at Goa Medical College as 13 Die Due to Shortage of Oxygen for 3rd Consecutive Night

Thirteen Covid-19 patients died due to lack of oxygen at the Goa Medical College for the third consecutive night. Fifteen patients had died at the GMCH in the early hours of Thursday, the state government told the Bombay High Court, two days after 26 coronavirus patients had succumbed at the same facility. READ MORE

Extending Duration Between Doses is ‘Reasonable Approach’ When You Don’t Have Vaccines: Dr Fauci on Covishield

Extending the gap between two doses of Covishield is a “reasonable approach," said White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday. READ MORE

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‘Thought They Were Asleep’: B’luru Woman Spends 2 Days With Decomposed Bodies of Brother, Mother

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Sex for Oxygen: Man’s Disturbing ‘Offer’ to Neighbour in Return for O2 Angers Twitter

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Athletes Miffed on Being Asked to Sign Undertaking against ‘Sexual Harassment’ and ‘Criminal Act’ by Haryana Govt - Report

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