Rashad Ahamad

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    Families leaving Dhaka as coronavirus crisis hits livelihood

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on June 27, 2020

    Many city dwellers belonging to the lower-income group in the capital have started to leave Dhaka for village homes as the COVID-19 epidemic has either...

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    No COVID-19 waste management in Bangladesh yet

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:46pm on June 22, 2020

    The government is yet to ensure a safe management of the COVID-19 wastes, increasing infection risks and environmental hazards in the highly-infected Dhaka and other...

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    DGDA yet to decide GK COVID-19 test kit fate

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:03am on June 19, 2020

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration is yet to decide whether to approve Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s Rapid Dot Blot Kit for testing COVID-19 that Bangabandhu Sheikh...

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    GK COVID-19 testing kit not effective: BSMMU

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:14pm on June 17, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University on Wednesday said that the COVID-19 Rapid Dot Blot Immunoassay Kit submitted by Gonoshasthaya Kendra could not successfully detect COVID-19-infected...

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    Red zone declaration process in a mess

    Ershad Kamol and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:34am on June 17, 2020

    A series of uncoordinated instructions passed by the government agencies for restricting COVID-19 contamination in the past three days unsettled the public mind while the...

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    BSMMU submits report to DGDA

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 09:20pm on June 16, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University submitted performance report on Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s COVID-19 testing Rapid Dot Blot kit to the Directorate General of Drug Administration on...

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    General holiday for red zones in Bangladesh announced

    Ershad Kamol and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 05:10pm on June 15, 2020

    The government on Monday extended the limited-scale operations of all offices and public transports on conditions till June 30 across the country and announced general...

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    Bangladesh people have grown strong immunity to COVID-19: Bijon Sil

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:52am on June 04, 2020

    COVID-19 became weaker in Bangladesh than it was in the United States and the European countries as strong immunity to the virus has grown in...

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    Chamber designed for doctors’ to serve COVID patients

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 09:43pm on May 16, 2020

    A group of architects and engineers jointly have designed an isolation chamber for doctors to ensure safety for both doctors and patients while treating COVID-19...

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    64pc children in Bangladesh in serious food crisis: survey

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 08:29pm on May 12, 2020

    Sixty-four per cent children of Bangladesh are currently in a severe food crisis as the income of the country’s disadvantaged households, 86 per cent of...