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30 April 2021       Issue #123

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Few fact checks of recent viral posts on social media
Fake: Indian Army set up 1000-bed COVID-19 hospital
- last year news of COVID hospital set up in Delhi
2 drops of lemon in nose cannot prevent COVID-19
- death reported after unproven 'lemon therapy'
Fake: COVID Patients 'Killed' in Bengaluru
- Old clip from Punjab shared to mislead
Government Insurance scheme for COVID-19 deaths
- Partially true. Only PMJJBY, not PMSBY
Can women on their periods take Covid-19 Vaccine?
- Yes - confirms medical fraternity
Nebulizer is not a substitute for oxygen cylinder
- Nebulizer gives fine mist of life-saving drugs
Inhaling steam can kill Corona virus
- False. Only temporary relief
Inhaling camphor, clove, ajwain, eucalyptus oil
- does not increase blood oxygen level


Press news in reverse chronological order
Amid bed crisis, apartments set up facilities
- Covid care centres for residents
Bengaluru: Acute lack of oxygen beds
- even VVIPs, ministers gasping
How Tech companies are helping India
- to battle Covid crisis
Karnataka lockdown: List of trains cancelled
- until 12 May, 6 am
After Covishield, Covaxin prices reduced for States
- Covaxin: Rs.600 to 400; Covishield : Rs.400 to 300
Vaccine shortage ahead of May 1 roll out for 18+
- those due for 2nd dose, forced to wait
Govt. approves Rs.25 Cr to buy Remdesivir injection
- and Rs.400 Cr to buy COVID vaccines
Blood banks struggle to find plasma donors
- for convalescent plasma therapy
Bengaluru lockdown: All you need to know
- 14 days from 27 April to 11 May
Thousands leave city hours before lockdown
- trucks with household goods, queued on Hosur Road
IT companies expand Covid care facilities
- for employees and their families
Police complaints against 2 top hospitals
- Apollo & Fortis hospitals, Bannerghatta Road
Apollo Hospital booked for illegally blocking beds
- at Bannerghatta Road
Police nab 2 teen-agers for stealing mobiles
- from IT companies in Electronic City
Curfew leads to confusion among industries
- Jigani-Anekal and Bommasandra industrial areas
Infosys rolls out free Covid Care Center
- for employees & families
Find Covid-19 bed, oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir
- BBMP helpline - 1912
Police on lookout for cab driver
- who assaulted woman passenger at Singasandra
'Grant us O2 to save lives'
- say Private hospitals at Anekal
Wipro to organise Covid-19 vaccination camp
- in its Electronic City campus
As deaths mount, wait to perform rites lengthens
- more than 10 hours outside crematorium
Woman funeral staffer handles Covid bodies
- Indian Christian Cemetery on Hosur Road, Shantinagar
Covid-positive techie dies for want of oxygen bed
- on his way to pvt hospital in Bommanahalli
Silk Board-Airport metro line approved
- to complete in 54 months
Villages that are sought to be added to BBMP
- Doddathoguru, Shikaripalya, Konappana Agrahara, Govindashettypalya, Dodda Nagamangala, Bettadasanapura, Mylasandra, Vittasandra etc.
How Bengaluru hospitals are battling Remdesivir crunch
- Health Minister says no shortage
Remdesivir and Remdeceivers
- agents selling for higher price
Authorities wake up to rejuvenate Shikaripalya lake
- Shikaripalya Lake Conservation Committee (SLCC) formed
Biocon opens vaccination centre at Syngene
- for employees & families
4 labourers electrocuted at construction site
- at Indlabele in Anekal Taluk
Rs 40 Cr invested to set up idly dosa batter factory
- iD Fresh Food at Anekal
KSPCB Launches App to track industrial waste
- Jigani critically polluted


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