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    Top scientists call for universal coronavirus vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:39pm on February 19, 2021

    The prestigious journal Science on Thursday published an editorial calling for a global effort to develop a universal coronavirus vaccine that would remain effective against...

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    Many registered vaccine seekers await schedule

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:18am on February 18, 2021

    Many COVID-19 vaccine seekers who have completed registration for getting the jab are in uncertainty over getting a schedule for inoculation at some of the...

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    India offers COVID-19 vaccine for Bangladesh Army

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on February 16, 2021

    Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said that India offered COVID-19 vaccine shots for Bangladesh Army. ‘It has been offered. We...

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    Coronavirus feared to last long despite vaccine rollout

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:45am on February 14, 2021

    The head of the EU’s disease control agency warned Friday that the novel coronavirus could last indefinitely even as global infections slowed by nearly half...

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    1.94 lakh more get vaccine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on February 14, 2021

    Bangladesh on Saturday vaccinated 1.94 lakh people on the sixth day of the nationwide COVID-19 immunisation drive. With this, the country has vaccinated 7,36,680 people...

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    Some doses to expire in April, others in June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on February 12, 2021

    Some of the 70 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses Bangladesh has so far received from the Serum Institute of India will expire in April while the...

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    Serious allergic patients discouraged to take vaccine

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:51am on February 11, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccine is generally safe for adults and it is discouraged only for those who are serious allergic patients and who have a history of...

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    Public doubt about vaccine going away

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:48am on February 11, 2021

    People are increasingly getting them vaccinated against COVID-19 as 1.58 lakh more people were vaccinated on the fourth day under the nationwide vaccination programme on...

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    Vaccine-treatment apartheid

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on February 08, 2021

    THE unfortunate situation with the accessibility and availability of COVID-19 vaccine, whereby more than 85 poor countries will not have widespread access to vaccines before...

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    A publicly funded miracle

    Alex Lawson | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2021

    The so-called ‘Moderna’ vaccine is a miracle of science. It is nearly 100 percent effective at preventing serious illness and death. By vaccinating the world,...