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    Worldwide shortage of PPE ‘most urgent threat’: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:46pm on March 28, 2020

    The dire lack of protective gear for health workers is proving a dire threat to attempts to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation warned on Friday...

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    Russia develops seven vaccine prototypes against coronavirus

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 03:16pm on March 28, 2020

    Russia’s Federal Medical Biological Agency has developed seven vaccine prototypes against the novel coronavirus, the agency’s head, Veronika Skvortsova, said on Friday...

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    New coronavirus can survive on some surfaces for days: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:46pm on March 18, 2020

    The novel coronavirus can survive on some surfaces for days or in the air for several hours, according to a US-government funded study published Tuesday....

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    Bangladesh origin British man dies of Covid-19 in UK

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 05:58pm on March 10, 2020

    A Bangladeshi-British man died of coronavirus on Sunday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the United Kingdom, reports the BBC...

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    Study shows Bangladesh’s progress in improving children’s health

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:54pm on February 24, 2020

    Bangladesh has made great strides in several areas related to health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and child protection with sharp decline in child malnutrition, a new survey reveals...

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    Chennai Apollo Hospitals performs successful spine surgery

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 03:16pm on February 13, 2020

    A team of surgeons, led by Sajan K Hegde, has successfully performed a Minimally Invasive Double Curve Correction using the Non-Fusion Anterior Scoliosis Correction Technique on a 13-year old girl at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, India...

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    Scarcity of anti-virus masks created worldwide: WHO chief

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:20pm on February 08, 2020

    The world is running out of masks and other protective equipment against the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization chief warned on Friday...

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    Coronavirus may transmitted through digestive system

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 04:59pm on February 02, 2020

    According to a report by Xinhua via Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, Chinese experts warned that the novel coronavirus could be transmitted through the digestive system. Besides, mother-to-children transmission is possible too...