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    8.83 lakh jabs in hand, 23.23 lakh await 2nd dose

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on May 11, 2021

    Bangladesh has only 8.83 lakh doses of Covid vaccine in hand against the required 23.23 lakh doses to complete the second jab of those who...

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    The new concern of Indian variant

    Mohammad Didare Alam Muhsin | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2021

    SARS-CoV-2 is changing forms, one after another. While scientists are working tirelessly towards developing drugs and vaccines against the virus, the virus also keeps changing...

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    Vaccine uncertainty drags on in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on May 05, 2021

    Uncertainty about getting supply of Covid vaccine has continued in the country as India has suggested that Bangladesh should wait after it requested the neighbouring...

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    Ugly path of healthcare politicisation

    Vladimir Danilov | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2021

    IT’S rather unfortunate that the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic has turned the search for an effective vaccine against Covid-19 into one of the...

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    Why it is crucial to get a vaccine

    Opurbo Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on April 30, 2021

    THERE is no alternative to vaccines in the fight against Covid-19. No medicine can kill the virus. The chemical elements to kill the virus in...

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    Bangladesh opts for Russia, China vaccines as India fails to supply

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:48am on April 27, 2021

    A government expert committee has recommended using Covid vaccines from the Chinese company Sinopharm and Sputnik V of Russia as alternatives to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine...

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    Vaccine crisis in Bangladesh looms large

    Ershad Kamol  | Updated at 12:28am on April 24, 2021

    Bangladesh might face challenges in continuing the mass Covid vaccination programme as the existing vaccine stock might exhaust within two weeks, Directorate General of Health...

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    Vaccine supply from Serum still uncertain

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:26am on April 17, 2021

    With no supply of vaccines from the Serum Institute of India in March, the Indian vaccine manufacturer still kept Bangladesh authorities in the dark about...

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    WHO slams vaccine imbalance between rich, poor nations

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:43am on April 11, 2021

    The World Health Organisation on Friday condemned the chasm between rich and poor nations in accessing coronavirus vaccines, saying more than a dozen countries were...

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    Vaccine must be a common good for humanity

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2021

    INFECTIOUS diseases can cause serious illness and death. Those who survive the infection often develop long-lasting protection from that same disease. About 150 years ago,...