43m ago| Coronavirus

Another doctor dies from Covid

A doctor from Bogura died with Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Mujib Medical University in the capital on Wednesday noon.

43m ago| Coronavirus

Virus spreads to 3 China provinces

China yesterday reported small coronavirus outbreaks driven by the Delta variant in three provinces as Olympics host Japan

43m ago| Coronavirus

Red tape stymieing biomed inventions

As the pandemic raged on for the last year and half, the inventor’s wheels also kept turning. Laboratories came up with important biomedical prototypes of ventilators and hi-flow nasal cannulas...

49m ago| Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine: 10 lakh Sinopharm doses reach Dhaka

Ten lakh doses of Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:20am tonight.

4h ago| Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine: 30 lakh Sinopharm doses to arrive tonight, early tomorrow

Thirty lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China will reach Bangladesh tonight, said health ministry officials.

Covid-19: 239 deaths, 15,271 cases recorded in 24 hours

Two hundred and thirty-nine people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Covid Vaccination: Govt lowers age limit to 25 years

The government yesterday lowered the age limit from 30 to 25 years for Covid-19 vaccination.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Red tape stymieing biomed inventions

As the pandemic raged on for the last year and half, the inventor’s wheels also kept turning. Laboratories came up with important biomedical prototypes of ventilators and hi-flow nasal cannulas...

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Virus spreads to 3 China provinces

China yesterday reported small coronavirus outbreaks driven by the Delta variant in three provinces as Olympics host Japan

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Another doctor dies from Covid

A doctor from Bogura died with Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Mujib Medical University in the capital on Wednesday noon.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Implementation of Mass Vaccination Plan: Govt needs $3.7b in next 2 years

Bangladesh will need an estimated $3.7 billion to inoculate 80 percent of the population against Covid in one and a half to two years and achieve herd immunity.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Dengue Infection: Hospitals see rise in patients

Dengue infections keep rising as 194 more people with dengue fever were hospitalised in the country in 24 hours ending at 8:00am yesterday, the highest in a single day this year.   

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine: 10 lakh Sinopharm doses reach Dhaka

Ten lakh doses of Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:20am tonight.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine: 30 lakh Sinopharm doses to arrive tonight, early tomorrow

Thirty lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China will reach Bangladesh tonight, said health ministry officials.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Covid-19: 239 deaths, 15,271 cases recorded in 24 hours

Two hundred and thirty-nine people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

AstraZeneca exploring options for COVID-19 vaccine business - executive

AstraZeneca is exploring options for the future of its COVID-19 vaccine and expects greater clarity on the matter by the end of 2021, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday.