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    Global toll rises to 36,81,985

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:50am on June 02, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 36,81,985 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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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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    Worldwide coronavirus infection cases hit 168 million

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:23pm on May 27, 2021

    More than 168 million people have been found infected with the virus as Covid-19 pandemic continues to devastate countries across the world...

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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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    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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    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...

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    World Family Doctor Day 2021 celebrated

    Shoaib Ahmad | Updated at 05:51pm on May 19, 2021

    World Family Doctor Day is celebrated on May 19 every year. WONCA first declared this day in 2010, and it has since become a day...

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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,...

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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...

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    WHO warns second year of pandemic to be ‘far deadlier’

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 10:13am on May 15, 2021

    The World Health Organisation issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be ‘far more deadly’, as Japan...

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