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    Study shows 1 in 10 women experience miscarriage

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:22am on April 27, 2021

    One in seven pregnancies worldwide ends in miscarriage, and 11 per cent of women endure a failed pregnancy at least once in their lifetime, experts said on Tuesday...

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    Working to maintain child immunisation in country: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:38am on April 27, 2021

    Despite initial disruptions during the first months of the pandemic, Bangladesh restored routine immunisation services to pre-Covid-19 levels in June 2020 and has steadily maintained this coverage, said UNICEF...

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    Not possible to increase bed number so often: Zahid Maleque

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:19pm on April 22, 2021

    It would not be possible to increase the number of beds all too often to accommodate the growing number of Covid-19 patients across Bangladesh, health...

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    WHO seeks furthermore investigations into mystery of Covid-19

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:10pm on April 22, 2021

    After an international mission to China turned up more questions than answers about the pandemic origins, the WHO is evaluating how to move forward through a diplomatic quagmire to solve the mystery...

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    Vaccine third dose ‘likely’ needed within 12 months

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:42am on April 16, 2021

    The head of Pfizer said in an interview aired on Thursday that people will ‘likely’ need a third dose of his company’s COVID-19 shot within six to 12 months of vaccination, while elsewhere defending the relatively higher cost of the jab...

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    Chinese experts say mixing of COVID vaccines may improve efficacy

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:38am on April 11, 2021

    China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low efficacy of its existing options, a top health expert has told a conference...

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    No link between J&J vaccine, blood clots: US health authorities

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:18pm on April 10, 2021

    Top US health authorities said on Friday that they had not yet found a ‘causal’ link between Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 shot and blood clots, as the EU drug regulator probed possible instances among those who had received the vaccine...

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    S African virus strain found in 81pc samples of Dhaka patients

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:26am on April 08, 2021

    The South African variant has accounted for 81 per cent of the positive cases in Dhaka since the third week of March 2021...

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    EU medicine regulator says AstraZeneca jabs’ clot risk very rare

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:06am on April 08, 2021

    The EU’s medicines regulator said on Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits continue to outweigh risks, as several countries battle fresh virus surges amid vaccine shortfalls...

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    One third COVID-19 survivors face different after-effects

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:24pm on April 07, 2021

    One in three people who overcome COVID-19 suffer from a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis six months on, according to the largest study so far published on the mental toll that long-COVID takes on survivors...