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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...

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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...

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    ICDDR,B starts paid COVID-19 testing

    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...

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    Research says tea habit can help ensure sound heart

    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...

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    Coronavirus pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief

    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...

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    Flushing toilets can spread coronavirus, says report

    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...