covid 19 vaccine

Djokovic 'emotional' after warm welcome at Melbourne Park

Novak Djokovic said he felt "emotional" following a warm reception from fans upon his return to Melbourne Park for a practice match against Nick Kyrgios on Friday.

Australian Open title can be balm for Djokovic after deportation saga

Novak Djokovic may never forget his deportation from Australia over his refusal to be vaccinated against COVID, but the Serb will hope a record-extending 10th major in Melbourne provides closure to his storied career's most controversial chapter.

Never had COVID? Curious Case of NOVIDS

Have you considered yourself a Novid? If you do not know what the term means, it refers to someone who has never had COVID-19, special or just blessed with plain luck. Experts and researchers alike are trying to decipher the phenomena. In a post-pandemic world, almost everyone you know has been infected at some point. However, we all know someone who says they have never had it. A good amount of data indicates that millions who believe they never had COVID were infected by it but didn't get tested due to no symptoms or simply thought they had regular flu or allergies.

Time for all-out preparations to tackle the fourth wave of Covid

We are still in the midst of a pandemic, although at times – especially when Covid is less active – we seem to lose sight of it and take on a more complacent approach in our fight against the pandemic. 

Rising Covid cases should worry us

Authorities should respond properly to the emerging threat

Hajj after two years: From despair to hopes of fulfilment for Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims

With the COVID-19 pandemic now waning thanks to successful vaccination campaigns, Hajj will be performed in full swing this year.

Essential preparation tips for this year’s Hajj

To get started on your Hajj essentials, we have some tips outlined for you.

Essential questions on COVID-19 vaccination in Ramadan

During Ramadan, adult Muslims are obligated to abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset, up to 19 hours each day, depending on location. However, there are exemptions for travellers, menstruating women, and those with specific disorders or disabilities.

Help struggling countries reach vaccination targets

Countries that are still falling behind the WHO-set inoculation target must be assisted by the international community.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?

It could take weeks before we can understand its impact.

February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination: How’s Bangladesh doing compared to the rest of the world?

According to the latest update by Our World In Data, Bangladesh has administered at least 2.08 million doses. As per the number of people who received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, as of February 20, Bangladesh holds 11th position in the global vaccination race -- ahead of Spain, Poland and Canada.