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Fitness enthusiasts participate in a cycle race 'Pedal for Peace', organised by J&K police, at Boulevard road in Srinagar.

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A health worker administers a deworming tablet to children as part of the National Deworming Program to prevent parasitic worms from infecting their bodies in Hyderabad. The campaign is targeting millions of children across the country.

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This combination of photos shows, from left, Harvey J. Alter, Charles M. Rice, and Michael Houghton who jointly won the Nobel Prize for medicine, for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus. The major source of liver disease affects millions worldwide.

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Charles M. Rice, professor of virology at Rockefeller University, poses for a portrait in his laboratory office, in New York. Rice was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus along with fellow American Harvey J. Alter and British-born scientist Michael Houghton.

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Train accident victim Monika More after her successful bilateral hand transplant by a team of doctors at Global Hospital, in Mumbai.

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Relatives of patients crowd at the registration counters without following social distancing norms at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People wait outside District Hospital OPD for medical consultation, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Noida.

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France to India Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain inspects ventilators installed in a plane, transporting COVID-19 test kits and equipments donated by France, at IAF station Palam in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan attend the Empathy Conclave 2020, organized by the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (IBLS) and Airports Authority of India, at the Parliament House, in New Delhi. The theme of this year's event is 'Keep your liver safe in times of COVID 19'.

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Powerlifter Azamatulla Mohammad with other volunteers from Mercy Angel prepares to cremate a COVID-19 victim, at a crematorium in Bengaluru. Azamatulla believes in a proper burial/cremation of the dead for all and is motivated to help the family members deceased persons who are not able to perform the last rites.

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A man carries a refrigerator containing a preserved human heart, transported via Pawan Hans helicopter from Thiruvananthapuram, for immediate organ transplant of a patient, in Kochi.

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Villagers carry a woman to a hospital after getting injured in a lightning strike, in Katihar district of Bihar. Twenty-six people were killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar.

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An injured worker before being taken for treatment after an explosion in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation power plant, in Cuddalore district.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisami with Rural Development Minister SP Velumani distributes 'Kabasura Kudineer', a Sidha medicine, among people to help combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, in Coimbatore.

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People exercise at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi.

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Dhok Defence Committee (DDC) member Gopal Nath, injured in a firing incident, being treated at a hospital in Bhadarwah valley of Doda district.

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The five injured persons who were beaten up and hanged with a tree by the villagers over a land dispute, lie on the ground in Manpura village after they were rescued by the police, in Dhar.

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Youngsters exercise at Sangrampur village, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Army personnel examine locals affected by the Baghjan oil field fire, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Tinsukia district.

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Owners, trainers, and members of various gyms hold placards under the banner of Indian Gym's Welfare Federation during a protest in front of Delhi Sachivalaya demanding re-opening of gyms, during the fifth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Owners, trainers, and members of various gyms hold placards under the banner of Indian Gym's Welfare Federation during a protest in front of Delhi Sachivalaya demanding re-opening of gyms, during the fifth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A medical team led by cardiac surgeon Jose Chacko Periappuram of Lissie Hospital arrive by Pavan Hans helicopter at the helipad of Hotel Grand Hyatt, carrying the heart of a 50-year-old brain dead woman patient who was admitted to KIMS Hospital, in Kochi. The heart will be transplanted into a 49-year-old woman from Kothamangalam who was diagnosed with ischemic cardiomyopathy and was under treatment at the hospital here for the past three months.

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Unconscious people affected by styrene vapour leak from a polymer plant, being carried to a hospital for treatment in a tempo, in Visakhapatnam.

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An unconscious woman affected by styrene vapour leak from a polymer plant, being carried to a hospital for treatment, in Visakhapatnam. So far 11 have people have died and thousand others exposed to the gas.

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A man wearing mask carries his ailing mother on a trolley-rickshaw to a COVID-19 test centre, during ongoing lockdown in Vijayawada.

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A sick woman being taken to a hospital on a rickshaw, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Old Delhi.

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Employees work to manufacture ventilators at the Agva Healthcare facility in Noida. Agva Healthcare, in a joint venture with Maruti Suzuki India, will deliver 10,000 ventilators to central government in a month to bridge the shortage of the equipment amid rising number of COVID-19 cases.

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From left to right in the top row, footballers Pritam Kotal and Vikram Pratap Singh, boxer Vijender Singh, archer Tarundeep Rai, hockey player Manpreet Singh and footballer Brandon Fernandes; from left to right in the middle row, shooter Sheeraj Sheikh, footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua, Table Tennis player G Sathiyan and tennis player Divij Sharan; and from left to right in the bottom row, tennis player Ankita Raina, footballer Balwant Singh, shooter Anjum Moudgil (painting and cleaning, boxer MC Mary Kom and TT player Sharath Kamal, doing workouts and training in their homes during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. With fitness being a key concern for sportspersons most of them are managing to continue their training session despite being confined in their homes.

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Youngsters undergo weight training exercises on the roof of their house, during a nationwide lockdown at Shakur Basti in North West Delhi.

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A doctor takes a smear test at the drive-in test station organized by the German Armed Forces in a hall of the former Saarbrücken Trade Fair Centre, Germany. People who have a referral can come on foot or by car to have swabs taken for the test for the corona virus.

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Family members carry a patient on a hand cart on their way to hospital during Janta curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mirzapur.

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Medical officials check tourists in wake of the deadly coronavirus, at Junagarh fort in Bikaner.

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A man lies bleeding after being injured during clashes at Chand Bagh area of the riot-affected northeast Delhi.

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Pakistani women wearing face masks leave the Aga Khan hospital where a patient suspected of having contracted coronavirus was admitted, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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US President Donald Trump, with members of the President's Coronavirus Task Force, holds a paper about countries best prepared to deal with a pandemic, during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.

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A special flight of Indian Air Force (IAF) comprising of crew, medical team and support staff before their departure from Air Force Station in Palam to Wuhan in China, in New Delhi.

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People receive medicines at a health camp organised by the Assam Rifles for health check-up and aware people about coronavirus, in Dharmanagar, Tripura.

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A family member comforts a woman who fainted after a toxic gas leak in Karachi, Pakistan. A toxic gas leak killed five people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police said. The source of the leak, which occurred on Sunday night, and the type of gas that had leaked were not immediately known. On Tuesday some residents are still having breathing problems.

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A speed boat, foreground, transports samples from some passengers who have reported stomachaches or fever, in the Westerdam, seen in the background, off Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The cruise ship turned away by four Asian and Pacific governments due to virus fears anchored Thursday off Cambodia for health checks on its 2,200 passengers and crew.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, doctors scan a patient's lungs at Huoshenshan temporary hospital built for patients diagnosed with coronavirus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.

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Ambulances arrive at the site where seven people, including three children, were killed after inhaling poisonous gas in a carpet factory at Jalalpur village in Bisvan area of Sitapur district.

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A nurse checks the temperature of a visitor as part of the coronavirus screening procedure at a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. More than 100 Malaysians have been quarantined after being evacuated from the Chinese city at the center of a viral outbreak.

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An Afghan health worker wearing protective gear waits to check passengers during screening of travelers for Coronavirus who arrived from China, at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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This handout photo taken and released by Malaysia's Ministry of Health shows a Malaysian national being directed onto a bus by health officials in protective suits as she arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia after being evacuated from China's Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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This handout photo taken and released by Malaysia's Ministry of Health shows a Malaysian national holding a child being directed onto a bus by health officials in protective suits as they arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia after being evacuated from China's Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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South Korean prospective soldiers wearing masks have their blood taken during a medical checkup at the Seoul office of the Military Manpower Administration in Seoul part of the year's first batch of applicants evaluated by the office. South Korea has 15 cases as of Monday morning.

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A military officer wearing a protective suit gives instructions to evacuees from Wuhan, China, as they travel to a hospital after their arrival at a military base in Wroclaw, Poland.

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In this photo, a worker wearing a protective suit checks the luggage of an evacuee from Wuhan, China, after their evacuation flight landed at an airport in Marseilles, France. China sent medical workers and equipment to its just-completed, 1,000-bed hospital for treating victims of a new virus that has caused 362 deaths and more than 17,300 infections at home and abroad.

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French passengers leave in buses a military air base, in Istres, southern France after arriving by plane from the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan. A planeload of French citizens from the virus-hit city of Wuhan has landed in southern France and its passengers are being taken to a Mediterranean vacation resort for 14 days of quarantine.

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Medical workers in protective suits move a coronavirus patient into an isolation ward at the Second People's Hospital in Fuyang in central China's Anhui Province. The death toll in China's virus outbreak rose to 259 and Beijing criticized Washington's tightening of travel controls to bar most foreign nationals who visited the country within the past two weeks.

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Ambulances carrying some South Korean evacuees from Wuhan, China, leave after arriving at Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea sent planes to fly back home more of their nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new virus.

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Passenger from Beijing pass through a scanner as they are screened as part of measures to prevent coronavirus infection at Hazrat Shahjalal International airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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A passenger from Beijing is screened as part of measures to prevent coronavirus infection at Hazrat Shahjalal International airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Passengers board buses after arriving on an airplane carrying U.S. citizens being evacuated from Wuhan, China, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. The passengers will undergo additional screenings in California and be placed in temporary housing. Officials have not said how long they will stay there.

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Employees disinfect ticket gates in hopes to prevent the contraction of the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea. Deaths from a new viral disease that is causing mounting global concern rose by 25 to at least 106 in China on Tuesday as the United States and other governments prepared to fly their citizens out of the locked-down city at center of the outbreak.

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Workers in protective gear catch a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center left talks to shoppers at a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China's No. 2 leader, Premier Li Keqiang, visited Wuhan to "guide epidemic prevention work," the Cabinet website said.

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This provided by Dr. Khamis Hassan Bakari of Tanzania, shows him posing for a photo in Wuhan, China. Bakari is among more than 4,000 African students in the Chinese city of 11 million people, and has been sending updates on social media about the outbreak of a new virus to the more than 400 other Tanzanian students in Wuhan, as China’s astonishing lockdown of more than 30 million people continues.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center, speaks with medical workers at Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.

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A medical worker in protective gear walks in the street near a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection.

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A student who arrived from China, proceeds to Patna Medical College and Hospital for a check-up, in view of the coronavirus (CoV) outbreak, from Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport in Patna.

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People queue up to purchase face masks outside a shop in Hong Kong. Hong Kong announced it would bar entry to visitors from the mainland province at the center of the outbreak of a viral disease. Travel agencies were ordered to cancel group tours nationwide following a warning the virus's ability to spread was increasing.

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A worker wearing a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger at the entrance to a subway station in Beijing. The new virus accelerated its spread in China, and the U.S. Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker attends to a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker attends to a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country's biggest, most festive holiday.

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A women wearing a protective face mask delivers a leaflet on coronavirus in Wuhan, in Hong Kong.

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An employee works to prevent a new coronavirus at Suseo Station in Seoul, South Korea.

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An employee sprays disinfectant on a train as a precaution against a new coronavirus at Suseo Station in Seoul, South Korea.

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A quarantine officer, right, checks the body temperature of a passenger at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea.

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Passengers wearing protective face masks enter the departure hall of a high speed train station in Hong Kong. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush.

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Health Officials in hazmat suits check body temperatures of passengers arriving from the city of Wuhan at the airport in Beijing, China. Nearly two decades after the disastrously-handled SARS epidemic, China’s more-open response to a new virus signals its growing confidence and a greater awareness of the pitfalls of censorship, even while the government is as authoritarian as ever.

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Health officials watch thermographic monitors at a quarantine inspection station at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Countries both in the Asia-Pacific and elsewhere have initiated body temperature checks at airports, railway stations and along highways in hopes of catching those at risk of carrying a new coronavirus that has sickened more than 200 people in China.

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People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong. Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has reached four other countries and territories and threatens to spread further during the Lunar New Year travel rush.

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Travelers wearing face masks gather at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong. Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has reached four other countries and territories and threatens to spread further during the Lunar New Year travel rush.

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Health officials watch travelers on a thermographic monitor at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia.

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A worker monitors display screens for infrared thermometers as they check travelers at Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in southern China's Hubei province. The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.

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An airport staff member uses a temperature gun to check people leaving Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, China. Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel rush.

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Health officials watch thermographic monitors at a quarantine inspection area at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Countries both in the Asia-Pacific and elsewhere have initiated body temperature checks at airports, railway stations and along highways in hopes of catching those at risk of carrying a new coronavirus that has sickened more than 200 people in China.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah administers polio drop to a child, during his visit to Hubballi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after meeting relatives of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) victims, at Kanti in Muzaffarpur.

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An unidentified person tries to attend to his injury sustained during a demonstration demanding withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Seelampur in New Delhi.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani holds a child during the launch of the mission 'Indradhanush', a health scheme for children, in Ahmedabad.

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BJP activists distribute mosquito nets among the relatives of patients admitted at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital since the rise of mosquito-borne cases in the city, in Kolkata

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Medical workers carry an injured protester out of a campus of Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Most of the protesters who took over the university last week have left, but an unknown number have remained inside for days, hoping somehow to avoid arrest.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-chairman Bill Gates with NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar releases NITI Aayog's Working paper on 'Health System for a New India: Building Blocks', in New Delhi

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flanked by Microsoft's Co-founder Bill Gates and state's Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi launches the book 'Routine Immunization', in Patna

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School students participate in a rally to raise awareness on Diabetes, in Kolkata

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Women take part in 'Pinkathon Guwahati 2019' run organised to encourage women’s health and fitness in Guwahati.

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Magadh Mahila College students form a human chain to create awareness about Diabetes, in Patna.

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A Jammu and Kashmir academic arrangement teacher faints during a protest, in Jammu.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gets his blood pressure checked during a visit to Mohalla Clinic, in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh flags off nine Cancer Detection Units (Buses) from Kapurthala House, in New Delhi.

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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate a court decision in favor of their leader, outside a hospital where he is receiving treatment, in Lahore, Pakistan. A Pakistani court has suspended the conviction of Sharif on medical grounds for eight weeks so that he can continue to receive medical treatment.

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A woman on a stretcher is assisted by a companion after a powerful earthquake was felt in Davao City, Philippines.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana, in Patna.

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A doctor checks a patient suffering from dengue fever at a special emergency ward, set up following the outbreak of the disease, at Children Health Hospital in Chennai.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal undergoing blood pressure tests after inauguration of Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic at Sangam Vihar Flyover, Wazirabad in New Delhi.

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Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) workers spray bleaching powder at Rajendra Nagar area, in Patna. After severe floods, Bihar has been hit by a dengue outbreak with over 250 dengue cases registered in Patna since September 27.

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Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with patients being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. As per the state health department, around 250 dengue cases have been registered in Patna since September 27, when the downpour began and continued for the next couple of days.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visits former CM Harish Rawat at a hospital, in Dehradun.

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