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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine drugs in coronavirus trials

World Health Organization announced on Saturday that it was discontinuing hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms for its Solidarity Trial, citing little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The WHO said the decision was in light of the evidence from the Solidarity Trial interim results. “These interim trial …

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370-bed Covid-19 treatment centre prepared at BSMMU

The capacity of 370 bed centre has been prepared for the treatment of COVID-19 patients at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University here. As part of expanding coronavirus treatment facilities, the 370-bed capacity centre has been formally inaugurated this morning, a BSMMU press release said today. BSMMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr …

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Global Covid-19 fatalities surge to 533,684

Coronavirus cases reached 11,409,805 globally with 533,684 deaths and more than 6.1 million recoveries as of Monday morning. According to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University, the worst-hit US has registered 2,880,130 confirmed cases with 129,906 fatalities. Besides, Brazil, which has come up to the second position, recorded 64,867 …

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7,463 policemen recover from coronavirus

Total 7,463 among 11,302 Covid-19 infected members of Bangladesh Police made full recovery until Saturday morning. Among the total case, 2,330 policemen are attached to Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) alone till date, said sources at the Police Headquarters. However, most of the recovered policemen joined their respective duty stations, the …

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