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    Govt fails to fight COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:45pm on July 25, 2020

    Politicians, rights activists and critics on Saturday accused the government of failing to fight COVID-19 outbreak. Addressing a webinar, titled ‘Public Health Convention 2020’ organised...

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    Worldwide coronavirus toll rises to 6,27,307

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:36am on July 23, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 6,27,307 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on...

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    Oxford coronavirus vaccine appears safe

    New Age Desk | Updated at 07:54pm on July 20, 2020

    A coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford appears safe and trains the immune system, reports BBConline. Phase one trials involving about 1,077 people showed the injection led to...

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    WHO says countries taking 'wrong direction' on virus

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:37am on July 14, 2020

    The World Health Organization warned Monday that too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning there could be no return to...

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    Maleque for ensuring healthcare services smoothly amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sanstha. Dhaka | Updated at 12:19pm on July 12, 2020

    Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday said healthcare service providing organisations must extend treatment facilities to the people, who are suffering from...

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    Coronavirus impacts the sense of smell

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 12:27pm on July 06, 2020

    Loss of smell is a price a large number of people are paying after surviving from coronavirus. Anosmia — the loss of one’s sense of...

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    European Commission approves use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 11:54am on July 05, 2020

    The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, on Friday authorised the use of anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat the new coronavirus...

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    New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:46pm on June 30, 2020

    Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published Monday in the US science journal PNAS...

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    WHO warns pandemic far from over

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:41am on June 30, 2020

    Six months on from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the WHO said Monday it was sending a team to China to work towards finding the source — as it warned the pandemic was far from...

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    Cannabis a 'probable tool' to fight COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on June 28, 2020

    Researchers in Canada say they are considering Cannabis as a potentially valuable tool to fight against COVID-19. Researchers Olga and Igor Kovalchuck have reportedly been...