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    Hyperglycemia patients more vulnerable to COVID-19: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:08am on July 11, 2020

    Patients with abnormally high blood sugar levels are more than twice as likely to die of COVID-19, researchers in China said Saturday...

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    Global experts warn of COVID-19 airborne threat

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:30pm on July 07, 2020

    As countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognise the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters urged in social distancing...

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    Volunteers doing good after 14 days of COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 01:15pm on July 07, 2020

    Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects,...

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    Coronavirus impacts the sense of smell

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 12:27pm on July 06, 2020

    Loss of smell is a price a large number of people are paying after surviving from coronavirus. Anosmia — the loss of one’s sense of...

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    New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:46pm on June 30, 2020

    Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published Monday in...

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    WHO warns pandemic far from over

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:41am on June 30, 2020

    Six months on from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the WHO said Monday it was sending a team to China to work towards finding the source...

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    Cannabis a 'probable tool' to fight COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on June 28, 2020

    Researchers in Canada say they are considering Cannabis as a potentially valuable tool to fight against COVID-19. Researchers Olga and Igor Kovalchuck have reportedly been...

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    ICDDR,B starts paid COVID-19 testing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:59pm on June 24, 2020

    The globally recognised clinical laboratory of ICDDR,B in the capital’s Mohakhali is going to start COVID-19 testing on Friday. The ICDDR,B earlier only tested samples...

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    US withdraws urgent authorisations of HCQ, CQ for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:52pm on June 16, 2020

    The United States on Monday withdrew emergency use authorisations for two antimalarial drugs favored by president Donald Trump to treat the new coronavirus, effectively shutting...

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    Coronavirus infected mothers should continue breastfeeding: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:36pm on June 13, 2020

    New mothers infected with COVID-19 should generally continue breastfeeding and should not be separated from their babies, the World Health Organisation said Friday, stressing that...

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