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    Mumbai hospital shut after surge in cases among staff

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:28am on April 07, 2020

    A major private hospital in Mumbai was shut to new patients and declared a coronavirus containment zone on Monday after 26 nurses and three doctors...

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    Licences to be cancelled if private hospitals deny treatment: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on April 05, 2020

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday said the government would take stern action including scraping licences if the private hospitals and clinics deny treatment to...

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    Patients suffer as hospitals limit services

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:41am on April 02, 2020

    Health facilities in the country, normally overburdened with patients, are found empty now as their outdoor services have been reduced or suspended while many doctors...

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    3 designated hospitals still not prepared

    Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 12:10am on April 01, 2020

    Newly designated for running COVID-19 tests, three of the hospitals in the capital said on Tuesday that they were yet to be prepared for collecting...

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    Protests halt coronavirus hospital construction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on March 28, 2020

    Construction works of a dedicated hospital for coronavirus infected patients came to halt on Saturday in Dhaka’s Tejgaon industrial area after panicked local people protested...

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    Collapse of hygiene management in hospitals in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2020

    Cleanliness, poor quality supply water, sanitation and hygiene as well as unsafe management of medical wastes in hospitals in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh together...

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    Hygiene is the measure of any good hospital: Khairul Islam

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:56am on March 20, 2020

    WaterAid Bangladesh country director Khairul Islam said that hygiene of a hospital was very important and that the standard of a hospital depended on its...

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    Hospital hygiene is a must to check infection: Romen Raihan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on March 20, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University public health and informatics department associate professor Romen Raihan said that hospital hygiene was a must to stop hospital-acquired...

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    Thai hospitals deploy ‘ninja robots’ to aid virus battle

    Agence-France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:50pm on March 19, 2020

    Thai hospitals are deploying ‘ninja robots’ to measure fevers and protect the health of overburdened medical workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak. First...

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    Returnee flees hospital, in home quarantine

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:06am on March 11, 2020

    A woman was kept in home quarantine in Sylhet on Tuesday after she fled a private hospital that wanted her to be shifted to a...