• Sunday, Jun 26, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm
Merck pill considered 'huge advance',...

Merck pill may cut Covid deaths

World

Fri, Oct 1 2021

A analysis of 775 patients finds only 7.3% of those given molnupiravir were hospitalized and none had...

Finland to start giving Covid-19 jabs...

Finland to start jabbing minks

Europe

Fri, Oct 1 2021

The mink is the only animal identified so far as being able to transmit Covid-19 to humans

France to double Covid-19 shots for...

France doubles Covid jabs for poorer...

Europe

Sun, Sep 26 2021

Africa's 53 countries, with a population of more than 1.3 billion people, have had a total of 10...

India to export 8 million Covid-19 jabs...

India to export 8m Covid jabs in...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 25 2021

New Delhi halted exports in May after a devastating coronavirus wave ravaged the country.

PM Hasina: Declare Covid vaccines as...

PM: Declare Covid vaccines as global...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Sep 23 2021

Bangladesh took a three-fold approach to fight the pandemic, says the prime minister

Shots in the dark: China ships Covid...

China sends Covid aid to Myanmar...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

With widespread distrust keeping many away from healthcare in junta-controlled territory, analysts say...

Migrant workers protest in Dhaka over...

Migrant workers protest over Covid...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 18 2021

They want Pfizer or Moderna jabs instead of Sinopharm shots

Covid-19: Now Bangladesh joins global...

Bangladesh to inoculate children

Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 15 2021

The rush of vaccinating children, especially school-goers, in parts of the world accelerates following...

EU to donate another 200 million Covid-19...

EU donating 200 mn more Covid-19...

World

Wed, Sep 15 2021

The European Union will donate 200 million doses to low-income countries by the middle of next year

EU chief executive warns against 'pandemic...

EU wary of 'pandemic of the...

World

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Von der Leyen says she is also worried by the variation of vaccination rates among the EU's member...

US nearing Delta wave peak, yet Covid...

US approaching Delta wave peak

North America

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Countries in western Europe have also seen similar downturns in their Delta surges

Less than 3.5 % of Africans jabbed against...

Less than 3.5 Africans vaccinated

Africa

Tue, Sep 14 2021

Africa has been “left behind” by the world, says WHO director-general

UK scraps plan for vaccine passports...

UK bins vaccine passport plan

World

Sun, Sep 12 2021

Health Minister Sajid Javid said the government does not view the move as necessary in the current virus...

Global Covid cases exceed 224...

Global Covid cases hit 224 million

World

Sun, Sep 12 2021

So far, 5,652,335,899 Covid vaccine doses have been administered across the globe

Fully jabbed tourists to be allowed...

Thailand to resume tourism next...

World

Sun, Sep 12 2021

The scheme is underway on the islands of Samui and Phuket, where about 70% of the local population were...

English medium students’ parents demand...

English medium school parents: Vaccination...

Education

Sat, Sep 11 2021

All students, teachers and staff members should get vaccinated before reopening schools, says a parents’...

CDC says unvaccinated people are 11...

Unvaccinated are 11 times more likely...

North America

Sat, Sep 11 2021

As the Delta variant surged in early summer, those who were unvaccinated were 4.5 times more likely than...

WHO more doubtful about Covid jabs ending...

WHO more doubtful over shots ending...

World

Fri, Sep 10 2021

Pandemic will be over once the vaccination coverage reaches at least the 70% mark, WHO said in May

India says one vaccine dose prevents...

India: One vaccine shot cuts 96.6% Covid...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 10 2021

In India, most deaths in the devastating second wave of Covid-19 in April-May were recorded among the...

India 'prepares for the worst' before...

India 'readies for the worst' Covid...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 7 2021

Beds have been added at facilities around the country, and hospitals are working to ensure ample supplies...

Brazilian health regulator suspends...

Brazil scraps use of 12 m Sinovac ...

Latin America

Sun, Sep 5 2021

The 12.1 million doses, sent to Brazil, had been made in an unauthorized plant