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‘Coronavirus’ the most severe crisis we’ve faced: WHO

Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency ever declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), its leader has said. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he would reconvene the WHO’s emergency committee this week for a review. There have been five other global health emergencies: Ebola (two outbreaks), Zika, …

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Bangladesh records 2,960 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths

Bangladesh’s officially confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 229,185 on Tuesday after the health authorities announced detection of 2,960 new patients. “In the last 24 hours, 35 patients have died, pushing up the death tally to 3,000,” Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana …

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Bangladesh reports 2,772 new Covid-19 cases, 37 deaths

Bangladesh’s officially confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 2,26,225 on Monday after the health authorities announced the detection of 2,772  new patients. “In the last 24 hours, 37 patients have died, pushing up the death tally to 2,965,” Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr …

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Vaccination levels falling during pandemic: UN

The number of children worldwide getting life-saving vaccinations has declined this year largely because of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization and UNICEF warned on Wednesday. The first four months of 2020 saw a “substantial drop” in the completion of the three-dose jab that protects against diphtheria, tetanus and …

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