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    Don’t let COVID-19 become a hunger game

    by Qu Dongyu | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2020

    THE COVID-19 pandemic is putting enormous strains on the public health systems around the world and millions of people in the world’s most advanced economies...

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    Poor ratings for the educated elite

    by Syed Saad Andaleeb | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2020

    MANY years ago, in a quality control class, my instructor posed the question: What rating would you give to Toyota if it produced 99 perfect...

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    Hospitals mustn’t limit treatment services

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2020

    HOSPITALS reported to be limiting and, even, suspending services for outpatients amidst the novel coronavirus infection fears is unacceptable. Thousands of patients with illness are...

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    The way of relief supplies defeats stay-at-home order purpose

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2020

    THE extent of relief supplies and the way the supplies are distributed to the poor and low-income people amidst a public holiday, now in effect...

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    Tribute to Sultana Zaman

    Maureen Black | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    PROFESSOR emeritus Sultana S Zaman died on March 22 in Dhaka. Dr Zaman had a long and distinguished career as an academic and philanthropic, dedicated to ensuring the inclusion of children with intellectual disabilities into...

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    COVID-19 and healthcare denial

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    IN A country where healthcare facilities are already inadequate, how are the government and private hospitals informally limiting their medical services? A largely unnoticed and sinister scale-down of outdoor, indoor and...

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    Welfare fund should be spent on transport worker well-being

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    WORKING class people bear the worst economic consequence of the public holiday, which is now extended till April 11 from March 26, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The government has also halted public...

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    An apparent failure in catching up on COVID-19 testing

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    THE government appears to be failing in catching up on testing for the coronavirus infection when the World Health Organisation notes that the ‘backbone’ of the global response to tackling the spread of the infection...

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    Sobering statistics of COVID-19

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on April 01, 2020

    NEARLY 650,000 people worldwide are confirmed as of March 28 to have been infected with coronavirus. As I write around 4:00pm EST (USA), more than...

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    Lack of trust, leadership impedes pandemic fight

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on April 01, 2020

    AS THE epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic shifts from China to the developed world, rich countries are acting in an extreme nationalistic way not only...

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