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    China bans foreigners as 50 fresh virus cases

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:15am on March 28, 2020

    China reported more than 50 imported cases of the coronavirus on Friday, hours after announcing a ban on foreigners entering the country. In recent weeks...

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    30,000 more coronavirus test kits arrive from China

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on March 28, 2020

    Thirty thousand more kits to test infection of COVID-19, a global pandemic, arrived Dhaka on Friday afternoon donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibba Foundation...

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    Testing kits, PPEs land in Dhaka from China

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:24pm on March 26, 2020

    The second batch of medical logistics, including 10,000 testing kits, 10,000 personal protective equipment and 1,000 infrared thermometers, arrived in Dhaka from Kunming in China...

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    Back to work in China virus epicentre as restrictions eased

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:42am on March 24, 2020

    People in central China where the coronavirus was first detected are allowed to go back to work and public transport is restarting, as some normality...

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    US-China war of words deepens over coronavirus origins

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:50pm on March 23, 2020

    A war of words between Beijing and Washington over COVID-19 intensified Monday after the Chinese embassy in France suggested that the outbreak of what president...

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    China embarks on clinical trial for virus vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:21pm on March 22, 2020

    China has started the first phase of a clinical trial for a novel coronavirus vaccine, records show, as the world’s scientists race to find a...

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    Italy coronavirus infection death toll jumps to 4,825

    Agency France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 01:25pm on March 22, 2020

    Italy on Saturday reported nearly 800 coronavirus deaths and saw its toll for the past month reach 4,825 — well over a third of the...

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    A monumental challenge for mankind

    M Ashiq | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2020

    THE new coronavirus is taking a heavy toll on human life worldwide. The deadly coronavirus first detected in Wuhan city of China has already taken...

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    China to give Bangladesh testing kits, protective gears

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 08:51pm on March 18, 2020

    China would provide Bangladesh with about 10,000 coronavirus testing kits, 10,000 medical protective clothing, 15,000 medical masks and one thousand infrared thermometers at the earliest....

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    Bangladesh must go transparent, better prepared on coronavirus threat

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2020

    THE government has so far confirmed 10 cases of coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, in Bangladesh since March 8, when three people were found infected...