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    US approves first new Alzheimer's drug in almost two decades

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 03:44am on June 08, 2021

    The United States on Monday approved a drug called Aduhelm to treat patients with Alzheimer's, the first new medicine against the disease in almost two decades and the first to address cognitive decline linked to the condition.

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    Four decades of AIDS

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 07:15am on June 06, 2021

    Forty years ago this month the first men began dying of a mysterious disease in California that would later be identified as AIDS.

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    New hybrid strain of coronavirus detected in Vietnam

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Hanoi, Vietnam | Updated at 12:36pm on May 30, 2021

    Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the UK, the Vietnamese health minister said Saturday...

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    Indian Covid variant found in 53 countries: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:40am on May 26, 2021

    The coronavirus variant first detected in India has now been officially recorded in 53 territories, a World Health Organisation report showed Wednesday. Additionally, the WHO...

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    Moderna claims its Covid-19 shot works among 12-year olds

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press | Updated at 03:47pm on May 26, 2021

    Moderna said Tuesday its Covid-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become the...

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    Covid situation worsening around globe amid mass vaccinations

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:57am on May 20, 2021

    The Covid-19 situation is worsening around the world with each passing the day, despite mass vaccinations. In fact, the total global corona caseload is fast approaching 165 million...

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    Study shows China’s Sinovac Covid vaccine highly effective

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Bangkok | Updated at 04:24pm on May 19, 2021

    A new vaccination study conducted by Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University has found that China’s Sinovac vaccine has extremely high efficacy in boosting immune responses against Covid-19, according to media reports...

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    Coronavirus death toll reaches 3.4m amid vaccination programmes

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30pm on May 19, 2021

    The global death toll from Covid-19 is approaching 3.4 million, as the race for mass inoculations continues...