• Images

    Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:48pm on May 20, 2020

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had already been hit by changing consumer habits and fears that the product causes cancer...

  • Images

    WHO warns world may have to learn to live with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:40am on May 14, 2020

    The new coronavirus may never go away and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it, the World Health Organisation warned on Wednesday...

  • Images

    Vaccines, tests, treatment should be patent-free: Oxfam

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on May 14, 2020

    Oxfam has urged the governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee that vaccines, tests, and treatments patent-free and equitably distributed to all nations and people.The agency...

  • Images

    Common Health to provide free telemedicine service to RMG workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:45pm on May 09, 2020

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Common Health Bangladesh have signed an agreement to provide free telemedicine service to one lakh garment workers...

  • Images

    15 NY children hospitalised with rare illness linked to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:13pm on May 06, 2020

    At least 15 children have been hospitalised in New York with a rare inflammatory disease possibly linked to coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, in the latest reports of the worrying syndrome...

  • Images

    Worldwide coronavirus death toll reaches 204,696

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:16am on April 27, 2020

    The new coronavirus has claimed at least 204,696 lives since its outbreak in China in December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Sunday...

  • Images

    Health workers question quality of safety equipment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:56pm on April 18, 2020

    Doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers are in fear of coronavirus infection as they have doubt about the quality and efficacy of personal protective equipment supplied to them to handle...

  • Images

    Antiviral Avigan being tested for coronavirus patients

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:06pm on April 17, 2020

    It is approved for use in flu outbreaks and has been deployed to treat Ebola, but now Avigan is being trialled as a potential coronavirus...