The News Scroll 29 October 2020  Last Updated at 11:28 pm | Source: PTI

UP guv releases ''sciencetoon'' book on COVID-19 pandemic

UP guv releases ''sciencetoon'' book on COVID-19 pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Thursday released a ''sciencetoon'' book with comprehensive information on the COVID-19 pandemic, its symptoms and prevention through precautions.

The book, named ''Bye Bye Corona'', published by Vigyan Prasar of the Department of Science and Technology, makes people aware of COVID-19 in an engaging way.

"The 220-page book contains comprehensive information on the novel coronavirus pandemic, its symptoms and prevention through precautions. 

"The book ''Bye Bye Corona'' also has a very interesting chapter on the art of living with coronavirus, highlighting the methods to deal with it in a day-to -day life," the Department of Science and Technology said. 

The book has been written by Pradeep Srivastava, former Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow.

It is further planned to make a 3D version of this book to facilitate its multi-lingual adaptation across India and abroad.

"Post its launch in India, the book would soon be released in Brazil under the Brazil-India Network programme and would possibly be translated into Portuguese language," Srivastava said.

A ''scientoon'' is a cartoon communication based on science. 

Scientoons are meant to inform and sensitise people about scientific concepts in an intelligible and interesting way. PTI PR KJ

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