October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Vaccination drive for school students to start this week: DGHS

Campaign to vaccinate school students -- aged between 12 and 17 -- will start this week, said Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director-general of the Directorate General of Health Services...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Children Aged 12-17: DGHS preparing for vaccination

Once the Directorate General of Health Services completes preparations, the education ministry will decide when, where and how children aged between 12 and 17 will be inoculated against Covid-19,...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Maldives gifts Bangladesh 2 lakh AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Maldives has gifted two lakh doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Bangladesh.

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Merck's promising anti-Covid pill awaits US FDA's authorisation

Drugmaker Merck asked US regulators Monday to authorise its pill against Covid-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world’s arsenal against the pandemic.

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Covid-19: 11 deaths recorded in a day, positivity rate now 2.58%

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

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

AstraZeneca Covid-19 drug cocktail succeeds in late-stage study

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 drug has helped cut the risk of severe disease or death in a late-stage study, the British drugmaker said on Monday, a boost to its efforts to develop...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Children aged 12-17 to get Pfizer shots

The government will inoculate children aged 12-17 with Pfizer Covid vaccine soon, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

14 Covid-19 deaths, 481 cases recorded in 24 hours

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

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Pfizer jabs for 12-17yr olds as WHO gave approval: Health Minister

The director general of World Health Organization has agreed on Pfizer jabs for 12-17 year olds, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Italy fully vaccinates 80% population over 12, reaches safety target

Italy reached the target of fully vaccinating 80% of the population over the age of 12 against COVID-19, according to official data, achieving a goal Rome had set as a safety cut-off point,...