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    Global toll rises to 38,13,994

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:14pm on June 15, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 38,13,994 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    EMA adds new side effect of AstraZeneca

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:20pm on June 12, 2021

    Europe’s drug regulator on Friday identified another very rare blood condition as a potential side effect of AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine and said it was looking...

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    Covax to provide Bangladesh 1 million AstraZeneca vaccine

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:36pm on June 11, 2021

    The United States would provide Bangladesh over one million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, according to foreign minister AK Abdul Momen...

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    China irked as Japan donates over 1m Covid-19 jabs to Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse. Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 05:33am on June 05, 2021

    More than one million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine donated by Japan arrived in Taiwan on Friday, as the island struggles to secure jabs...

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    Canada extends AstraZeneca jab expiry date by 1 month

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 09:56am on May 30, 2021

    Canadian health authorities announced on Saturday they were pushing back the expiration date on nearly 50,000 doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine by one month...

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    EU asks for big penalties against AstraZeneca over dose delays

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:48pm on May 26, 2021

    The European Union on Wednesday asked a Belgian court to impose penalties running to millions of euros per day on AstraZeneca for Covid-19 vaccine doses...

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    Momen thanks Biden for vaccine-aid plan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:51pm on May 21, 2021

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday thanked US president Joe Biden for his announcement of distributing large number of Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses to...

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    Covid-19 vaccine crisis looming in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:25pm on May 21, 2021

    Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are close to running out of Covid-19 vaccines, authorities said Friday, and are hoping China and Russia will bolster South...

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    An urgent vaccine procurement in an emergency that government created

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2021

    THE approval in principle by the cabinet committee on economic affairs of a health ministry proposal seeking to import Covid vaccine from China’s state-owned Sinopharm...

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    Vaccine crisis and market behaviour

    Nazbul H Khan | Updated at 09:42pm on May 19, 2021

    BEXIMCO Pharma on August 28 announced its tie-up with the Serum Institute of India, reporting that it would make a financial contribution to advance the...