Manzur H Maswood

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    Health system needs to be redesigned

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:24am on June 03, 2020

    Public health experts and health economists have emphasised allocation to strengthen the country’s emergency healthcare, response and preventive measures alongside raising the overall...

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    Private COVID-19 tests too turn scarce

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:33am on June 01, 2020

    The overwhelming demand for COVID-19 tests has rendered the designated private facilities also unable to offer the tests to test seekers. Now 50 labs, including...

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    Bangladesh worst coronavirus fighter in region

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:34pm on May 29, 2020

    Bangladesh stood the worst COVID-19 fighter among the South Asian countries while passing the 83rd day on Friday since the detection of the first novel...

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    Bangladesh opts for reopening amid rising coronavirus infection

    Mustafizur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:54pm on May 28, 2020

    The government has allowed reopening of all offices and public transports on a limited scale on conditions amid the rising number of COVID-19 deaths and...

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    COVID-19 infections top 40,000 in Bangladesh, death toll reaches 559

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:43pm on May 28, 2020

    The COVID-19 infections in the country continued to break records as the latest 24-hour reporting period saw the number of new cases crossing past 200....

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    Government takes remdesivir from Beximco

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 05:22pm on May 21, 2020

    The government on Thursday took Bemsivir, the remdesivir brand produced by Beximco Pharma, from the company for treatment for COVID-19 despite having no proven results...

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    COVID-19 patients dying at homes in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:18pm on May 19, 2020

    After the incidents of many patients dying with COVID-19 symptoms but untested, now confirmed novel coronavirus patients are dying also at home or being brought...

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    Most COVID-19 patients at home left unattended

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:15am on May 16, 2020

    Most of the COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, who are taking treatment at home, continue to be ignored by the Directorate General of Health Services,...

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    COVID-19 death toll hits 250, more 969 test positive in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:41pm on May 12, 2020

    Bangladesh recorded 11 more deaths from COVID-19 and 969 new cases of the infection in the 24 hours ending 8:00am on Tuesday. With the latest...

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    Bangladesh logs highest 1034 COVID-19 infections in a day, 11 more die

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:40pm on May 11, 2020

    Bangladesh registered a record 1,034 novel coronavirus cases in the 24 hours until Monday morning after the country started relaxing the shutdown, reopening factories, malls...