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Health Ministry Releases “National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021”

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launches “Tribal TB Initiative”

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“Double Mutant” COVID Virus Variant Found

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What is “Parosmia”?

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Deadly drug-resistant superbug “Candida Auris or C.Auris” found in Andamans

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Public trust is key to successful vaccination programmes

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Health Minister Appointed as Chairman of “Stop TB Partnership Board”

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WHO Announced “Global Breast Cancer Initiative”

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Increasing Cases of Gestational Diabetes in India

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Prerequisites for Developing Digital Health Data

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Issues associated with the launch of Coronil

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Integration of “Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” with NPCDCS

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“Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0”

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Challenges in controlling Zoonotic diseases in India

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Clean drinking water to all: Initiatives and challenges – Explained Pointwise

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A study on the cost of ensuring “WASH” in healthcare facilities

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Why Complete Elimination Strategy of COVID virus is not feasible?

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Importance of COVID 19 learnings in fight against tuberculosis

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PM suggested “Special Visa Scheme” for medical staff in South Asia

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A robust ‘health and well-being budget for 2021-22’

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Significance of Telehealth services like Remote SMAs

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Vaccination of manual scavengers must be prioritised

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“Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities” -World Bank report on road accidents in India

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Budget 2020-21 didn’t address the core issues of ailing health sector

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Men access “KIRAN mental health rehabilitation helpline” more

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PM Atma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana

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ICMR’s 3rd serological survey: Need to rethink on vaccination strategy

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“ICMR Serological Survey” -One in five Indians have been exposed to coronavirus,

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Vaccine battle among countries 

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Medical boards for access to abortion untenable: Report

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Lessons for India after one year of first Covid case

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What is Covid Performance Index?

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India ranks 10th in Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index

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Every fourth senior citizen in India rates health as poor: LASI

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How should India handle the new virus variants?

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“BBV154” A Bharat Biotech’s Intranasal Vaccine vaccine

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“Covaxin” is effective against U.K. virus variant

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Co-WIN platform upgraded 

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 Vaccine Maitri: India Vaccine diplomacy exercise  

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Need and ways of Decongesting Indian prisons

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Covaxin not to be used in certain cases  

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Over 2.24 lakh vaccinated in 2 days, 447 adverse events: Centre

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Smokers, vegetarians are at lesser risk of getting infected by COVID-19: CSIR serosurvey

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Factsheet for administration of COVID-19 Vaccine released

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Strategic guidelines for COVID vaccine program: Challenges and suggestions  

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BARC Develops India’s First Ruthenium 106 Plaque For Effective Eye Cancer Treatment

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Issues in the process of COVID Vaccine trial 

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Union Minister inaugurates 5th National Kayakalp Awards

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Formalising the work of community workers

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Explained: The return of bird flu

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How to deal with Avian influenza?

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Preparing workforce for COVID vaccination

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NFHS-5 data suggest improvement on various social indicators

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Status of Avian Influenza(AI) in India

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Pune hub to track vaccine chain across 41 key cities

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Swasth Vayu Non-invasive Ventilator receives regulator nod

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Kerala on alert after bird flu in two districts

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National Medicinal Plants Board launches consortia of medicinal plants

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India approves two COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

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Approval to Covaxin, and Covishield Vaccines: Concerns and way forward

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Concerns of hasty approval to COVID-19 vaccine

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Expert panel grants emergency use authorisation for Oxford vaccine

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Health Ministry plans communication strategy

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Government launches Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia(INSACOG) Group

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More genome sequencing to study the spread of the variants

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Mutated virus does not cause more fatalities: report

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Union Health Minister nominated to the Board of GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance

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Dry Run and Challenges of Vaccines distribution in India

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Essentiality of Dry run for COVID vaccines

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Examining the Strategies involved in Distributing Vaccines

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UNICEF launches the COVID-19 vaccine market dashboard

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The positive side of National Family Health Survey report

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What is National Family Health Survey (NFHS)?

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PM to launch Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT for J&K

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How COVID-19 revealed the limits of Political Accountability?

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CoWIN Grand challenge, CoWIN platform and CoWIN App

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Mutated’ Covid-19 strain of UK spreads faster

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Impact of New Welfarism approach of government on nutrition

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Parliamentary Standing Committee recommendation on the management of COVID-19 situation

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Health care in India

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What is Shigella Infection reported in Kerala?

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Eliminating Tuberculosis (TB)

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What are the implications of Initial NFHS-5 results?

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Uttar Pradesh’s strategies to contain the pandemic

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India and UK launches Virtual Vaccines Hub

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India’s plan for Vaccination

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Mucormycosis Fungal Infection

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NITI Aayog releases ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’

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NFHS findings

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Fifth Edition of National Family Health Survey

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Issues faced by Nursing sector in India

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Plasmodium ovale and other types of malaria

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India’s first indigenous vaccine HGCO19 gets nod for human trials

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New cross-sector initiative for universal health coverage

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Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility(APVAX)

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WHO releases Global Health Estimates 2019

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What is Molnupiravir?

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Process and Issues linked to Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) of COVID Vaccines in India

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Lessons for the health sector

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Sanitation in India- Cultural stigma

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Authorisation of coronavirus vaccines

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Explained: Surgery as part of Ayurveda

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AMR and health crisis

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Purpose of the vaccine

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World Malaria Report 2020

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INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR CHALLENGES AND REFORMS

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Aspects of vaccine distribution

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Ayurveda and patient safety

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Vaccination policy

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Impact of COVID-19 on tribal communities

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Vaccine nationalism

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Ayush and Ayurveda

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One Health Approach

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Controling AMR

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Urbanisation and pandemic

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COVID-19, climate and carbon neutrality

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Cancer treatment – Palliative care

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Serological surveys

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COVID-19 Nutrition fallout in wake of pandemic

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Ayushman Sahakar Scheme

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Education

UGC’s new Learning Outcomes-based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) -Explained, Pointwise

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“Lab on Wheels Programme” For Education Equality

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“DIKSHA Platform” -Visually challenged struggle with e-textbooks

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Government launches “SARTHAQ” plan to implement NEP at school

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“E9 Initiative” to Accelerate Digital Learning

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Right To Education Act still has some arbitrariness

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Governance Issues facing Private Education Institutions

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Higher Education in India – Significance of Quality Faculties

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Education Minister inaugurates “Ānandam” – The Center for Happiness in IIM Jammu

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Issues of Vacancies in IIMs For Reserved Faculty Positions

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Issues with UGC’s New Undergraduate History Curriculum

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Declining Autonomy of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)

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Flaws in New AICTE rules

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Issue of High Vacancies in Higher Educational Institutions

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Why India should Invest More in Research and Innovation System?

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Older IIMs lag behind in enforcing “Quota rules”

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“Vacancies in Central institutions” for higher education

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Addressing Systemic Issues in Higher Education

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Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi | PMSSN”

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Tap Water Shortage in Schools despite “100-day special campaign”

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NEP 2020 and language policy

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Ranking of Indian Universities in “QS World University Rankings 2021”

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NEP 2020 and children’s right to playgrounds

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3rd Phase of “Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme(TEQIP)”

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NEP’s Approach to Effective Education for Children

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Education ministry circular on online conferences

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World bank Released “Education Finance Watch(EFW) Report” 2021

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“IIT Council” sets up panels for more autonomy

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Impacts of School Closures and way forward

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Overexpansion of IITs will reduce its standards

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Data on participation of marginalised Communities in leading IITs

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2nd Phase of the “Vigyan Jyoti Programme”

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“Foundational Abilities” of children lost due to closure of schools

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Finance Minister allocates funds for “National Research Foundation”

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Agreement for Financial Support to “STARS Project”

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Challenges in internationalisation of higher education

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National Education Policy (NEP) 2020: Implementation Plan for School Education 

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ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs for promoting Space Education

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Re–imagining the school education in India

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Survey to enroll students, relaxing detention norm: Education Ministry to states

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Dilemma of Reservation and merit system

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DoE circular asks teachers to check weight of school bags

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Policymakers must promote research under NEP

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Need for reform in Governance structure of public universities

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Cabinet Approves changes In Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme For Scheduled Caste Students

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Suitability of International Branch Campuses (IBC) in India’s education system

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State of the Education Report for India: Vocational Education First

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Issues faced by Nursing sector in India

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