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    Permanent campus, 75pc regular teachers a must for pvt medical colleges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:47pm on September 28, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the Private Medical and Dental College Bill 2020 incorporating provisions that each medical institution must have a permanent...

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    Worldwide COVID-19 death toll crosses 1 million

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:38pm on September 28, 2020

    The global death toll from the new coronavirus, which emerged less than a year ago in China and has swept across the world, passed one...

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    WHO warns 2m deaths possible

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:55am on September 26, 2020

    Coronavirus deaths could more than double to two million without collective action against the pandemic, the World Health Organisation has warned, as Australia’s prime minister...

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    Novavax enters late-stage clinical trials

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:58am on September 25, 2020

    US biotech firm Novavax said Thursday it was initiating its final Phase 3 clinical trial for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The trial will be carried...

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    WHO endorses protocol for virus herbal medicine trials

    Agence France-Presse . Brazzaville, Congo | Updated at 10:23am on September 20, 2020

    The World Health Organisation endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics. Covid-19 has raised...

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    WHO says coronavirus death toll unacceptably high

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:21pm on September 19, 2020

    The COVID-19 weekly death toll of around 50,000 lives is unacceptably high, the World Health Organisation said Friday as the one million fatalities landmark approaches.

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    Moderna reveals detailed plans for COVID-19 clinical trial

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 08:10pm on September 17, 2020

    US biotech firm Moderna, one of two companies currently holding phase 3 trials in the United States for a Covid-19 vaccine, took the unusual step...

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    Women and Asian medics vulnerable to badly fitting masks: report

    Agence France-Presse.London | Updated at 10:52am on September 16, 2020

    Women healthcare workers and medical staff with Asian heritage are less likely to be using face masks that fit them properly making them more vulnerable...

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    WHO reports record one-day increase in worldwide COVID-19 cases

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 11:51am on September 14, 2020

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe has amounted to 28,637,952, increasing by 307,930 in the past 24 hours, a record one-day increase,...

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    Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

    United News of Bangladesh/AP. London | Updated at 10:12am on September 13, 2020

    Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days...

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