Manzur H Maswood

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    COVID-19 takes turn for worse again in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:54pm on November 23, 2020

    The COVID-19 situation in Bangladesh has started to take a serious turn again after experts feared the second wave of infections in the winter. The...

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    COVID-19 may push up population growth

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:56pm on November 18, 2020

    COVID-19 situation is set to result in a higher population growth in Bangladesh as the family planning services were severely hampered during the outbreak. The...

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    Maternal care in Bangladesh hard hit by pandemic

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:13am on November 14, 2020

    The coronavirus outbreak has badly affected maternal care services, drastically lowering institutional deliveries as well as antenatal and postnatal care services in Bangladesh. The COVID-19...

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    Hundreds of hospitals, clinics run without licence

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

    Hundreds of private hospitals in the country are in operation without any licence with the authorities taking no actions for years. The Directorate General of...

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    Case concentration rises to 80pc in Dhaka

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:39pm on November 04, 2020

    Over 80 per cent of COVID-19 patients of the country were detected in Dhaka alone in the last one week as cases in other parts...

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    Bangladesh waits for China decision on vaccine trial 

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:46pm on October 27, 2020

    The government is awaiting China’s decision on trials of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac in Bangladesh as Dhaka has already conveyed its decision that it...

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    COVID-19 cases cross 4 lakh in country

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 03:59pm on October 26, 2020

    Bangladesh recorded over 4 lakh COVID-19 cases with more than 5,800 deaths over seven and a half months until Monday since the country reported its...

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    Bangladesh health system challenges to intensify in winter 

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2020

    Cold-related diseases are set to intensify challenges for the country’s health system, already struggling to tackle the outbreak of COVID-19 that has, meanwhile, infected nearly...

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    Infection risk rises as people flout health guidelines

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:37pm on October 20, 2020

    People are increasingly ignoring the health practices like wearing masks and maintaining distance despite the looming threat of a second wave of COVID-19 infections in...

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    45pc of Dhaka people have COVID-19 antibody

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:25pm on October 12, 2020

    At least 45 per cent of the population in Dhaka city have developed antibody against COVID-19, found the first-ever study on COVID-19 seroprevalence in Bangladesh....