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    It is not Bangladesh’s responsibility alone

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 30, 2020

    ABOUT seven hundred thousand Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh since August 2017 and about four hundred thousand have lived here in phases since the late 1970s....

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    Relaxation runs counter to measures against COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 30, 2020

    THE view of public health experts, as discussed in an inter-ministerial meeting on April 21, that the novel coronavirus infection could intensify in May, with...

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    Possible dengue outbreak and some thoughts

    by Amir Mohammad Sayem | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2020

    DENGUE, a viral infection mainly transmitted through Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, has now become a major public health threat to Bangladesh. Dengue infection usually...

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    Once in a life cataclysm

    by Fatemaa Waariithah Ahsan | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2020

    A couple of months ago not many knew that a new virus capable of taking human life at large existed. COVID-19 has so far infected...

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    Workers should rather receive cash assistance

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2020

    THE reopening of apparel factories, which the government earlier said could be done by ensuring worker health and safety issue, comes with grave concerns as...

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    Govt owes explanation over Gonoshasthaya kit episode

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2020

    GONOSHASTHAYA Kendra on April 25 unveiled a novel coronavirus test kit, Rapid Dot Blot, that it has developed with the permission of the Directorate General...

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    ‘More needs to be done’

    by Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2020

    Drawing from his experience in public health programming, professor Dr Zahid Haque, senior advisor of the United Nations’ World Sports Alliance for Asia Pacific Region,...

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    The Gonoshasthya Kendra’s Corona Test Kit. Cui Bono?

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2020

    CUI Bono is often a good starting point in an investigation. Literally meaning ‘who benefits?’ Whoever appears to have the most to gain from a...

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    Open market sales must not remain suspended

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2020

    THE government coming to suspend its rice open market sale for not having been able to complete a list of destitute families in the urban...

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    A short-sighted decision may prove too costly to recover from

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2020

    AN INDUSTRIAL sector, which takes pride in its history spanning nearly four decades, not having a disaster management policy leaving workers pay the price is...

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