8h ago| Disease

Dengue claims two more lives

At least two dengue patients died and 189 were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday. Of them, 34 are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

8h ago| Vaccine

BD highly successful in ‘Vaccine diplomacy’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday said there is no shortage of vaccines in Bangladesh, adding that the vaccination drive in the country will go on as planned.

8h ago| Vaccine

We have to be self-sufficient

Bangladesh needs to attain self-sufficiency in vaccine supply as soon as possible to combat Covid-19 and any future public health emergencies, Ramon Magsaysay Award winner scientist Dr Firdausi...

1d ago| Coronavirus

4 more Covid deaths, 232 new cases recorded

Covid-19 claimed four more lives and infected another 232 people in Bangladesh in 24 hours till yesterday morning.

1d ago| Vaccine

Pfizer says Covid vaccines over 90% effective in children aged 5-11

Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S....

4 Covid-19 deaths recorded, positivity rate now 1.36%

Four people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Illnesses you should know about that lead hallucination

Hallucinations are when you see, feel, hear, smell, or taste things that are not there. For example, Hallucinations can be auditory, visual, olfactory, tactile and gustatory. Here are a few...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

The primary driver of TB transmission and its detection

The virtual 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health (WCOLH) opened on October 19, 2021, announcing three significant scientific

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Heart diseases among children on the surge

Mrs Samina developed diabetes early in her pregnancy. She took several medications for that, but her blood sugar was not adequately

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

We have to be self-sufficient

Bangladesh needs to attain self-sufficiency in vaccine supply as soon as possible to combat Covid-19 and any future public health emergencies, Ramon Magsaysay Award winner scientist Dr Firdausi...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

BD highly successful in ‘Vaccine diplomacy’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday said there is no shortage of vaccines in Bangladesh, adding that the vaccination drive in the country will go on as planned.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Dengue claims two more lives

At least two dengue patients died and 189 were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday. Of them, 34 are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Russia reports new death record as Covid-19 surge continues

Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and Covid-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of nonworking days aimed at stemming the sharp surge in cases.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

9 Covid-19 deaths, 278 cases recorded in 24 hours

Nine people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

2 more dengue patients die, 189 hospitalised in 24 hours

Two more dengue patients died while 189 were hospitalised in 24 hours, till 8:00am today. Of them, 34 cases were from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine effective for young kids: US FDA

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no...