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    WHO DG says more research needed into coronavirus impacts on kids

    United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020

    More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

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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, the World Health Organisation reported on Sunday...

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    WHO chief urges countries to be better prepared for next pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36pm on September 08, 2020

    World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called on countries to invest in public health and said the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic...

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    South Asian sanitation workers in high risk of infection: Study

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 02:27pm on September 08, 2020

    Sanitation workers in Bangladesh and other South Asia countries are working amid the COVID-19 pandemic with little protective equipment and poor access to hand washing and cleaning facilities, according to a new report from WaterAid...

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    Recovered COVID-19 patients may still have virus: Study

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . Hong Kong | Updated at 04:39pm on September 08, 2020

    The activity of viral infection and replication will still persist in the gut of COVID-19 patients after recovery, even if they did not have gastrointestinal symptoms, a new study claims...

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    Lancet publishes trial results of Russian COVID-19 vaccine

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 11:33am on September 05, 2020

    Russian scientists presented preliminary results of the first two phases of clinical trials of two different forms of the Sputnik V vaccine on 76 volunteers which confirmed that both forms of the vaccine are safe for humans and stimulate their immune system to develop antibodies to SARS-CoV-2...

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    WHO not to approve vaccine unless its safety is proved

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34pm on September 05, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said that it did not expect widespread immunisation against COVID-19 until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the United States, the worst-hit nation, that a vaccine could be released within weeks...

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    Processed food instigate activities of ageing chromosomes: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51pm on September 01, 2020

    People who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food are more likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to research presented Tuesday at an online medical conference...