13h ago| Disease

Dengue fever: No deaths, 120 hospitalised in 24hrs

At least 120 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours until this morning.

1 Covid-19 death in 24hrs, positivity rate now 0.79%

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

19h ago| Vaccine

India approves world’s 1st intra-nasal Covid vaccine

The world's first intra-nasal Covid vaccine developed by India has got the approval from the country's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for restricted use.

2d ago| Disease

Dengue situation a headache for govt

Dengue outbreak this year has turned out to be a headache for the government, Local Government and Rural Development Minister Tazul Islam said yesterday.

2d ago| Coronavirus

4th Covid shots Campaign to start soon

The government has decided to start administering fourth Covid-19 vaccine shots, Shamsul Hoque, member secretary of the vaccine deployment committee of Directorate General of Health Services, said yesterday.

No Covid-19 death in 24hrs, positivity rate 0.81%

No Covid-19 death was reported in 24 hours till 8:00am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Bangladeshi airports still devoid of HIV screening

Though returnee migrant workers account for one-fourth of the HIV patients detected in Bangladesh every year, no screening system has been put in place yet at any of the country’s international airports.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Bill Clinton tests positive for Covid-19

Former US President Bill Clinton said in a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and experiencing mild symptoms.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

4th Covid shots Campaign to start soon

The government has decided to start administering fourth Covid-19 vaccine shots, Shamsul Hoque, member secretary of the vaccine deployment committee of Directorate General of Health Services, said yesterday.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Dengue situation a headache for govt

Dengue outbreak this year has turned out to be a headache for the government, Local Government and Rural Development Minister Tazul Islam said yesterday.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

No Covid-19 death in 24hrs, positivity rate 0.81%

No Covid-19 death was reported in 24 hours till 8:00am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Dengue outbreak a headache for govt: LGRD minister

LGRD Minister Tajul Islam today said the dengue outbreak this year has turned out to be a headache for the government.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

90 lakh people to get Covid jabs on Dec 1-7

The government is going to launch a mass Covid vaccination campaign across the country from December 1 to 7 with a target to administer jabs, including booster doses, to 90 lakh people.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Dengue Fever: 3 die, 436 hospitalised in 24 hours

At least three dengue patients died while 436 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till this morning.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

1 Covid-19 death in 24 hrs, positivity rate 0.72%

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

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

1.1 lakh children, adolescents died of AIDs-related causes in 2021: Unicef

Around 1,10,000 children and adolescents up to the age of 19 died from AIDs-related causes during 2021, according to the latest Unicef global snapshot on children and HIV and AIDS. Meanwhile, another 3,10,000 were newly infected, bringing the total number of young people living with HIV to 2.7 million.