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    Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine worked well in monkeys

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 06:13pm on July 29, 2020

    US biotech firm Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response and prevented the coronavirus from replicating in the noses and lungs of monkeys, a study in the New England Journal of...

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    Global toll rises to 6,54,477

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:30pm on July 28, 2020

    The spread of the novel coronavirus does not appear to be impacted by seasonality, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday, warning against false beliefs that summer is safer...

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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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    Global experts warn of COVID-19 airborne threat

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:30pm on July 07, 2020

    As countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognise the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters urged in social distancing guidelines, an international group...

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    Volunteers doing good after 14 days of COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 01:15pm on July 07, 2020

    Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects, the Russian defense ministry told reporters on Tuesday...

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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...