The second round of the oral vaccination campaign against cholera began today (August 3, 2022) at 8 am in five selected Dhaka areas.
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) has been given the permission to begin testing patients for COVID-19, alongside the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), icddr,b officials confirmed today.
Prof John D Clemens, executive director of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), wins this year’s Prince Mahidol Award for his contribution to the development of oral cholera vaccines that have revolutionised cholera control efforts globally.
With a heat wave sweeping across the country, several hundred diarrhoea patients have been admitted to hospitals across the country.
The High Court issues a rule asking the authorities of icddr,b to explain under what authorities the human resource director has been holding her office.