Tuesday, May 18 2021, 10:16 pm

Chinese Coronavirus vaccine to be used on Bangladeshi health workers: Secy

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Research and Development Co Ltd, a Chinese company, will be approved for use on Bangladeshi health workers after getting its satisfactory results, Health Services Division Secretary Abdul Mannan said on Tuesday. Sinovac has filed an ‘appeal’ through icddr,b for conducting phase-3 clinical trial of …

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Govt continues relief assistance amid Covid-19 crisis

The government is continuing relief distribution across the country as part of its humanitarian assistance to reduce people’s sufferings amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to the National Disaster Response Coordination Center (NDRCC), a total of 2,11,017 metric tons of rice has already been allocated in 64 districts to deal with …

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Covid-19 causes biggest disruption of education system in history

Nearly 1.6 billion learners across the world have been affected by the largest disruption of education systems in history caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated education disparities, according to UN Secretary-General’s policy brief on “Education during COVID-19 and Beyond” released on Tuesday. Learning losses due to …

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2 Bangladeshi killed, 21 Bangladesh Navy crews injured in Beirut blast

Two Bangladesh nationals were killed in the explosion in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday. Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut confirmed it citing hospital source. The Embassy also urged all to inform the Embassy through its hotline number if they come to know any more casualties. Besides, twenty-one members of Bangladesh Navy were …

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Bangladesh reports 2654 new Covid-19 cases, 33 more deaths,

Bangladesh recorded 33 new deaths from coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the tally to 3,267. “We’ve identified 2,654 new cases in the last 24 hours after testing 11,160 samples,” Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), told a regular online briefing. So far, …

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