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    36 more die, 1,593 test positive in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:08pm on September 17, 2020

    COVID-19 killed 36 more people while 1,593 new cases were detected in the 24 hours ending at 8:00am Thursday. With the figures, the COVID-19 deaths...

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    COVID-19 infections cross 5m in India

    United News of Bangladesh/AP .New Delhi | Updated at 02:54pm on September 17, 2020

    India’s confirmed COVID-19 infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns...

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    WHO DG says more research needed into coronavirus impacts on kids

    United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020

    More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

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    UN chief for affordable, available COVID-19 vaccine

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:43am on September 17, 2020

    United Nations’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday stressed making the coronavirus vaccine, once it is manufactured commercially, affordable and available to mass people, irrespective of borders....

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    Global toll rises to 9,41,473

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:27am on September 17, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 9,41,473 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    21 more die of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on September 17, 2020

    Twenty-one more people died of COVID-19 and 1,615 tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours ending 8:00am Wednesday. The...

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    Survivors’ death causes worries

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:27am on September 17, 2020

    The deaths of some COVID-19 survivors weeks after their recovery have left physicians and health authorities wondering whether the deaths were the consequences of the...

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    COVID-19 claims 21, infects 1,615 more in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:14pm on September 16, 2020

    COVID-19 claimed an additional 21 lives and infected 1,615 more people in the past 24 hours on Wednesday in Bangladesh, accumulating the death toll to...

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    Shipping minister Khalid Mahmud tests COVID-19 positive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25am on September 16, 2020

    State minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury tested positive for coronavirus. Chowdhury’s test report came out positive on Tuesday, said a press release of the...

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    Coronavirus cases soar in India as global toll rises to 9,36,000

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 10:40am on September 16, 2020

    Coronavirus infections in India soared past five million on Wednesday, as the EU’s chief warned against ‘vaccine nationalism’ in the frantic global race to battle...

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