Amid the growing trend in both the Coronavirus infections and fatalities, Bangladesh logged 41 more deaths, pushing up the death toll to 12,660.
US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh
The United States has welcomed the arrival of 106,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh saying the US, Bangladesh and global partners are working closely togethe
LSD seizure: 5 more youths placed on 5-day remand
A Dhaka court on Monday placed five people on a 5-day remand each in a Narcotics case filed after their arrest with hallucinogenic drug LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide).
Covid-19: 34 more die in Bangladesh
As the Covid-19 still remains grim in Bangladesh, it recorded 34 more Coronavirus-related deaths and 1,444 new cases in 24 hours until Sunday morning.
Covid-19 claims 38 more lives in Bangladesh; new cases 1,043
Bangladesh registered 38 more Coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours until Saturday morning, pushing up the total fatalities to 12,549.
Bangladesh loses 31 more lives to Covid-19
Covid-19 claimed 31 more Covid deaths, including 10 each in Dhaka and Chattogram divisions, in the past 24 hours till Friday morning, pushing up the country’s fatalities to 12,511.
Bangladesh approves emergency use of Pfizer vaccine
The government of Bangladesh has approved the emergency use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
AstraZeneca: Govt’s efforts yet to yield any good news
Despite all-out efforts to get AstraZeneca vaccine doses to meet the immediate need of those yet to get their second dose, there is no concrete outcome yet.
Biden orders virus origin inquiry as lab leak theory debated
US President Joe Biden has ordered intelligence officials to “redouble” efforts to investigate the origins of Covid-19, including the theory that it came from a laboratory in China.
COVID-19 Response: Japan gives ASEF equipment
The government of Japan will provide over 340,000 items including isolation gowns to Bangladesh to fight Covid-19, which are part of the Asia-Europe Foundation’s stockpiled items financed by Japan.
Bangladesh records lowest Covid deaths in over two months
Bangladesh logged 17 more Covid-related deaths in 24 hours until Wednesday morning, the lowest number in 68 days.
For Transparency, Accountability in Pandemic-Related Expense
To support the effectiveness of these efforts, it is important that such spending be subject to adequate transparency and accountability.
Nepal is the New COVID-19 Hotspot: The Cure is Citizen Engagement
If you live in Nepal, a quick survey of friends and family will quickly prove how rapidly Covid-19 infection rates have spiked.
Bangladesh brace for worst Covid outbreak by June-end
With Covid cases keep soaring in frontier districts apparently because of the highly contagious Indian variant, experts fear that Bangladesh may face the worst outbreak of the deadly virus at the end of June next.
Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 40 more deaths, 1675 new cases
Bangladesh reported 40 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the toll to 12,441 across the country.
Besides, some 1, 675 new cases were detected over the same period
Bangladesh reports two ‘black fungus’ cases, one death
Two Covid-19 patients have reportedly been found infected with ‘black fungus’ at BIRDEM Hospital in Dhaka.
Oxygen plant to be set up at Osmani Medical Hospital
Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital will be turned into a 2000-bed one from 900-bed and a medical oxygen plant will be set up at the hospital to handle the growing number Covid-19 patients in the district.
Covid-19: Bangladesh logs 28 more deaths, 1,354 new cases
As Bangladesh battles with the Covid-19 pandemic, its health authorities recorded 28 more deaths and 1,354 cases in 24 hours until Sunday morning.
17 India returnees test positive for Covid-19
Seventeen Bangladeshis, who returned home from India through Benapole land port from April 26 to May 22, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Half of global GDP at risk due to nature loss, analyst says
According to a recent World Economic Forum report, transitioning towards nature-positive economic models in key sectors could provide almost 400 million jobs and over $10 trillion in annual business value by 2030.
The Right to Disability-Inclusive Health Sans Discrimination
Despite clear legal obligations, persons with disabilities continue to experience discrimination in their access to health.
Bangladesh urgently seeks 1.6mn AstraZeneca doses from UK
After its request to the United States, Bangladesh has urged the United Kingdom (UK) to help it by providing vaccine doses to meet its emergency needs as the second dose vaccination is disrupted in Bangladesh.
Ready to stand with BD, S Asian countries to defeat pandemic: China
China has said it will continue to support Bangladesh’s fight against COVID-19 and is willing to facilitate the discussion of cooperation in “vaccine filling” between Chinese and Bangladeshi companies.
Covid-19: Bangladesh sees rise in daily deaths
Bangladesh logged 38 more coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning, taking the country’s fatalities to 12,348.
Dhaka reaches out to int’l media for vaccines desperately
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday reached out to the global media to let the world know that Bangladesh looks for vaccines desperately and is ready to accept any shipment desperately from any country.
3 India returnees test positive for Covid in Magura
Three Bangladeshis, who recently returned from India, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Of them, one is a 50-year-old woman. The other two are men, aged 25 and 40 years. They are originally residents of Satkhira, Tangail and Kushtia, respectively.
Bangladesh loses 26 more lives to Covid
Bangladesh lost 26 more lives in the second wave of Covid in 24 hours till Friday morning, taking the country’s fatalities to 12,310.
US to share vaccines with 80mn additional doses
US State Department Coordinator for Global Covid Response and Health Security Gayle E Smith has said the United States is going to be the largest sharer of vaccines putting 80 million additional doses into the mix.
World Health Assembly to focus on ending pandemic
The 74th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) will run from May 24 to June 1 that will stress the urgency of ending the current pandemic and preventing the next one by building a healthier, safer and fairer world.
Covid-19: 36 more die in Bangladesh, 1,457 others infected
Covid-19 claimed 36 more lives and infected 1,457 others in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Thursday morning.