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8 must know important websites on COVID-19

As the pandemic grapples us tighter and tighter, so is the Misinformation about the crisis. To have an informed opinion about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you need to follow the right sources. Here are eight websites that you can rely on to know about what the virus is all about, How it affects children, and women, also about where we stand right now in terms of research, what and why specific preventive measures are prescribed.

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Q&A on Covid-19

Q&A on Covid-19

what is Covid-19? what are its symptoms? How do people get it? from such basic questions to more nuanced explanations on vaccines and ongoing research WHO is the one place to go for all such queries and updates.

This chapter of the website deals with the issue in a Q&A format which helps a starter to know the ABC of Covid-19

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How to protect your children from Covid-19?

How to protect your children from Covid-19?

What does the covid-19 do to the children? Are the new variants more harmful to younger kids? How do we protect our children from this pandemic?

Unicef here not just provides information but also constantly update pandemic stories connected with children across the globe. It highlights each country's issues with its specificities and the requirements of the children living there.

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Indian Scientists' Response to Covid-19

Indian Scientists' Response to Covid-19

A few Indian scientists came together voluntarily to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, and now the list has crossed five hundred, including eminent personalities around the world.

Indscicov offers information on the pandemic and does the job of Myth-busting, guides the public, Media-persons and the students. They also conduct regular webinars about different aspects of the novel coronavirus.

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Covid-19 Daily Trackers

Covid-19 Daily Trackers

There are many good covid-19 tracking websites available. But I'll stick to WHO's dedicated site for tracking mainly because of its user-friendly display of critical data on different aspects of the Pandemic.

It has the complete WHO's detailed surveillance data on all the countries with their regions. Next to WHO, Google's Covid-19 map tracks such details and displays news related to Coronavirus from the selected demography.

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Vaccine Tracker

Vaccine Tracker

Right now, there are 13 vaccines tested, verified and made available to the market. Sixty other vaccine candidates are in development. There are curiosities about which vaccine would be the next and how different it would be.

The raps corp gives in the details of each vaccine and vaccine candidates, countries that make them and have approved their requirements.

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Covid-19 : Preventive measures explained

Covid-19 : Preventive measures explained

How do we prevent ourselves from the pandemic? Why do we wear masks? Can masks stop coronavirus? As we receive much advice on safeguarding ourselves from the pandemic, not all could explain the rationale behind basic preventive measures.

Harvard health answers these questions and explains the rationale behind the ‘rules’ of the pandemic.

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The Reuters resource center on the Covid-19

The Reuters resource center on the Covid-19

The Covid-19 resource center by Thomson Reuters aims at providing free resources from Journalistic, legal and tax perspectives.

It also gives a report on how countries handle the virus and some additional resources that helps you to have a constantly updated mechanism about the pandemic.

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Women and Covid-19

Women and Covid-19

How are women affected by this pandemic? Do the impacts on men and women vary? These are well addressed in the United Nations Women organization’s policy brief on the Covid-19.

It categorizes the impacts into Economic, Health-wise, unpaid care work, Gender-based violence and Human Rights issues. The UN has made this policy briefing downloadable in English and Turkey.