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    AstraZeneca says reports on vaccine efficacy in elderly wrong

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:51am on January 26, 2021

    Pharma giant AstraZeneca has defended the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine after media reports said the German government had doubts about its effectiveness among those...

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    Germany to use corona meds that helped Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:38pm on January 24, 2021

    Germany will become the first European Union country to start using the same experimental antibodies treatment credited with helping Donald Trump recover from COVID-19, health...

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    7,000 households neighbouring Sunderbans receive aid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:59pm on January 24, 2021

    Some 7,000 households neighbouring Chandpai and Sarankhola of Sunderbans are receiving cash grants and aid packages, said a press release. Bangladesh Forest Department and German...

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    Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:34pm on January 20, 2021

    Germany is set to be the first country to ban mass shredding of male chicks in the poultry industry, the government said Wednesday after approving...

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    Merkel ally wins race to lead her party

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:22pm on January 16, 2021

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU party on Saturday picked her ally Armin Laschet as its next leader, in a vote that kicks off the race...

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    Razzak urges Germany to invest more in agriculture sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2021

    Agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzak urged Germany to invest and cooperate in increasing export of agricultural products. He made the call at a virtual conference...

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    GIZ supports vulnerable Bangladeshis affected by COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:25pm on January 04, 2021

    More than 7,500 vulnerable households are receiving unconditional Multiple Purpose Cash Grants via mobile cash transfer in the cities of Khulna, Rajshahi, Satkhira, and Sirajganj...

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    UK virus strain has been in Germany since November

    Agence France-Presse. Berlin | Updated at 07:01pm on December 29, 2020

    The new coronavirus strain sweeping Britain has been in Germany since November, health officials said Tuesday, after detecting the variant in a patient who died...

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    German pilot traces syringe in sky marking COVID-19 jabs

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main, Germany | Updated at 11:30am on December 28, 2020

    A young German pilot said on Sunday that he traced a giant syringe in the sky as a way of marking the start of Germany’s...

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    Germany records first case of UK COVID strain

    Agence France-Presse. Berlin | Updated at 10:33am on December 25, 2020

    Germany on Thursday recorded its first case of the mutant coronavirus variant sweeping Britain, after a woman who flew in from London tested positive for...