The 108 participants, aged between 18 and 60, will be tested in three groups and given different dosages. They are all residents of the central city of Wuhan.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa held a meeting with top ministers and officials of his government regarding COVID-19 in the state and measures that need to be taken.
Ryan said the the danger currently with the lockdowns is in case effective aren’t put in place, when those movement restrictions and lockdowns are lifted, the danger is the disease will jump back up.
China's National Health Commission said that 46 new confirmed cases were reported on the mainland on Saturday, including one domestic infection transmitted by imported cases in Guangzhou.
If the growth of the outbreak in Italy or other European countries is anything to go by, India is now in a crucial phase in its fight against the spread of coronavirus.
A microbe has brought home to us the fragility of our existing models, red-flagging the need for structural shifts in the world economic, social and political order.
The approval of such a diagnostics test developed by California-based Cephid would help in fast identification of infected people and quickly start treating them. The test will begin shipping next week.
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As revenues have fallen drastically amid the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has already laid off its expat pilots and announced leave without pay for its employees.
Ashwini Patil, who had hit the headlines when she put out a video asking the Indian government to airlift her and fellow Indians stuck in the virus-induced lockdown in Wuhan, returned to India on February 27 and was quarantined in Manesar.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced some of the strictest measures as the number of coronavirus cases continued to skyrocket in the state.
Seven more fatalities reported from the virus' epicentre of Hubei province, taking the death toll in the country to 3,255, China's National Health Commission (NHC) said on Saturday.
The pandemic has completely upended lives across the planet, restricting movement, shutting schools and forcing millions to work from home.
Infected people have also entered China through the major transport hub of Shenzhen, including people making their way back to the mainland from Hong Kong by land.
Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump applauded decisions by the governors of New York and California to order residents to stay home.
Viral photos showing throngs of young people lying on the sand and partying at seaside bars sparked baffled reactions on social media.
Public transport will be suspended or curtailed and all markets and establishments, except those dealing in essential goods and services, will remain closed for the day.
Mainland China had 41 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Friday, the country's National Health Commission said, all imported from abroad.
The total number of deaths in Italy now stands at 4,032, with the number of infections reaching 47,021.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement came as the number of confirmed cases in the city rose to over 7,000.
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