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    Not possible to increase bed number so often: Zahid Maleque

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:19pm on April 22, 2021

    It would not be possible to increase the number of beds all too often to accommodate the growing number of Covid-19 patients across Bangladesh, health...

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    Minister suggests united struggle against COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on April 07, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Hossain Maleque on Wednesday urged all to fight COVID-19 with a combined effort, said a press release. The minister was speaking as the...

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    Bangladesh health ministry for partial lockdown in areas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:18pm on March 29, 2021

    The Health Ministry proposed partial lockdowns for some places with higher COVID-19 transmission rates, health minister Zahid Maleque said Monday. ‘Our daily infection rate was...

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    COVID-19 daily cases, positivity rate 3-month high, 26 more die in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:31pm on March 15, 2021

    Bangladesh on Monday recorded 1,773 new COVID-19 cases and 9.48 per cent test positivity rate, both figures about a three-month high. The daily deaths from...

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    No more on-spot registration for vaccination: Minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:50pm on February 11, 2021

    Health minister Zahed Maleque said on Thursday no more on-spot registration for vaccination will be allowed from now. Speaking at an event at a city...

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    Health minister takes COVID-19 vaccine Sunday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:08pm on February 05, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Maleque is going to take a COVID-19 vaccine jab on Sunday, the day Bangladesh plans nationwide mass vaccination. Health ministry public relations...

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    Mass vaccination to begin Feb 7: Minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:32pm on January 26, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said the nationwide mass vaccination against COVID-19 would begin on February 7. Earlier, the government announced February 8 for...

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    50 lakh Oxford-AstraZeneca doses coming Monday from India

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:34pm on January 24, 2021

    The first consignment of 50 lakh doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine purchased by Bangladesh from the Serum Institute of India Pvt Limited will arrive on...

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    Govt to pay COVID-19 vaccine side-effect treatment cost: Minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35pm on January 18, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Maleque said on Monday that the government would bear the expenses for treatment if anyone faces a side-effect after taking COVID-19 vaccine....

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    Zambia president fires health minister

    Agence France-Presse . Lusaka | Updated at 10:47am on January 11, 2021

    Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges.  Chitalu Chilufya, 48,...