Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:59pm on June 24, 2020
The globally recognised clinical laboratory of ICDDR,B in the capital’s Mohakhali is going to start COVID-19 testing on Friday. The ICDDR,B earlier only tested samples supplied by the government with...
United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:36am on June 24, 2020
A recent study claims to have found that the habit of taking tea has significant impact in reducing the risk of heart attack or other...
Agence France-Presse. Dubai | Updated at 04:35pm on June 22, 2020
The novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating and its effects will be felt for decades, the World Health Organization's director-general told an online conference on...
Online Desk | Updated at 10:39am on June 18, 2020
A recent study by researchers at Yangzhou University in China claimedthat the novel coronavirus could survive in the human digestive tract and appear in faeces...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:52pm on June 16, 2020
The United States on Monday withdrew emergency use authorisations for two antimalarial drugs favored by president Donald Trump to treat the new coronavirus, effectively shutting the door on the politically charged treatments...
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 12:44pm on June 07, 2020
China has granted market access to a self-developed cancer drug, according to the National Medical Products Administration on Saturday...
Agence France-Presse. Zurich, Switzerland | Updated at 09:21pm on May 28, 2020
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Thursday that it is planning to test whether a mix of its arthritis drug tocilizumab and Gilead's antiviral drug remdesivir could treat severe cases of COVID-19 effectively.
Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 07:17pm on May 26, 2020
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that Dutch workers apparently infected with the novel coronavirus by minks could be the first known cases of animal-to-human transmission...
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...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:41pm on May 10, 2020
Beximco Pharmaceuticals has claimed that it is the first company in Bangladesh to produce Remdesivir. In a press note on Sunday it said, ‘Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd has taken...