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    ACC to freeze MP Shahid, family bank accounts, property

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 05:38pm on December 23, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday submitted an application to a Dhaka court seeking permission to freeze the bank accounts and confiscate the property of independent...

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    Every 100th person on Earth already contracted coronavirus

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/Tass . Moscow | Updated at 11:46am on December 23, 2020

    The overall number of novel coronavirus cases worldwide exceeded 77.95 million, or more than 1 per cent of the Earth’s population, according to TASS calculations...

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    WHO Europe to convene members over new virus variant

    Agence France-Presse .Copenhagen | Updated at 10:33am on December 23, 2020

    The World Health Organisation in Europe said Tuesday it would convene its members to discuss how to handle a new variant of the novel coronavirus...

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    Scientists scramble to assess mutated coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 07:39pm on December 22, 2020

    As dozens of countries blocked the flow of people and goods from Britain to avoid a new and more contagious strain of coronavirus, scientists raced...

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    BioNTech can make vaccine for new variant in six weeks

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 06:36pm on December 22, 2020

    The co-founder of BioNTech said Tuesday it was ‘highly likely’ that its vaccine against the coronavirus works against the mutated strain detected in Britain, but it could also adapt the vaccine if...

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    New coronavirus variant not out of control: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:21pm on December 22, 2020

    The new coronavirus variant discovered in Britain with a higher transmission rate is not yet out of control and can be contained using existing measures,...

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    South African researchers detect new variant of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg, South Africa | Updated at 12:09pm on December 19, 2020

    A severe variant of the coronavirus has been detected in South Africa which could explain the rapid spread of a second wave that affects younger people, the health minister said on Friday...

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    Int’l experts to visit China to probe origin of coronavirus: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:47am on December 19, 2020

    An international team of experts due to travel to China next month to probe the animal origins of COVID-19 will go to Wuhan and will carry out their investigation freely, the WHO said on Friday...

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    COVID-19 nearly three times more deadly than flu: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 07:25pm on December 18, 2020

    Roughly a year into the pandemic it is clear the new coronavirus is worse than seasonal flu, and a study released on Friday outlined just...

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    Study shows 5-day course of ivermectin may clear COVID-19 early

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:10pm on December 07, 2020

    Patients receiving a five-day course of ivermectin have shown an early viral clearance and improvements of blood biomarkers, revealed a study on Monday. International Centre...