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    Fallacy of epidemiological modelling

    by AM Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2020

    MODELLING in Bangladesh, recently talked about publicly, took into account factors such as shutdown, physical distancing, awareness, susceptibility, infectiousness, recovery, etc. Optimistic and worst-case scenarios...

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    Govt must soon start work on Amphan damage mitigation

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2020

    SUPER cyclone Amphan, said to be the first to form over the Bay of Bengal since 1999 and to have packed winds gusting up to...

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    Scope for COVID-19 tests must be widened

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2020

    THE admission of an additional health secretary that 43 laboratories now used to test novel coronavirus infection are not enough, as New Age reported on...

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    India’s Kristallnacht?

    by Muhammad Mahmood | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2020

    THE Anti-Muslim violence that took place during the last week of February (February 23–25) this year in Delhi which was largely concentrated in the north-eastern...

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    Investing in health will save lives later

    by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Jutta Urpilainen | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2020

    THE COVID-19 pandemic is the defining health crisis of our time. Beginning with a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in Wuhan, China,...

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    Govt must tackle Eid-time rush to rein in COVID-19 risks

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2020

    THE restrictions on the movement of vehicles that have been in force with the general holiday, which was ordered as a preventive measure against the...

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    A welcome move to protect Halda biodiversity

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2020

    THE River Halda, which meanders through Bangladesh’ south-east, has a special significance for being perhaps the only place in Southeast Asia where the pure Indian...

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    GDP, inflation and unemployment

    by Sayeed Ibrahim Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2020

    THE field of economics can be broadly represented by two categories — macroeconomics and microeconomics. While macroeconomics examines the behaviour and performance of the economy...

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