Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2022

Health

More Chinese cities ease COVID curbs but full reopening unlikely

At least a dozen cities across China have eased COVID-19 restrictions following a wave of unprecedented protests last month, with Shanghai becoming the last metropolis to scrap tests for public transport and Urumqi reopening malls and restaurants for the first time in months. In

Dengue: Three die, 410 hospitalised in last 24 hours

Three dengue patients died and 410 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease across the country in the last 24 hours Sunday (Dec 4). In the 24 hours, 208 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 202 dengue

Bangladesh logs 15 Covid cases, zero death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Sunday (Dec 4) reported zero death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,434 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Bangladesh logs 10 Covid cases, zero death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Saturday (Dec 3) reported zero death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,434 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Dengue: 351 hospitalised in last 24 hours

The country reported 351 fresh dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Friday morning (December 3), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, 207 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 144

PM seeks cooperation from WHF in basic medical science research

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (December 3) sought cooperation from the World Heart Federation (WHF) to carry out research on basic medical science and build skilled manpower in the health sector. She said: "Help us conduct basic medical science research and give

Dengue: 120 hospitalised in last 24 hours

The country reported 120 fresh dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Friday morning (December 2), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, 78 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 42 dengue

Bangladesh logs 15 Covid cases, one death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Friday (Dec 2) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,434 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Bangladesh logs 12 Covid cases, zero death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Thursday (Dec 1) reported zero death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,433 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Dengue: 380 hospitalised in last 24 hours

The country reported 380 fresh dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Thursady morning (December 1), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, 218 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 162

43 patients receive free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) carried out free surgery on 43 needy patients at its modern operation theater on Thursday (Dec 1). Under the supervision of BEHRI Professor Dr. Md. Saleh Ahmad- Prof Dr Moutushi Islam and Dr Rubina Akhter took part in the

India records 291 Covid cases, 2 deaths in 24 hours

India on November 29 reported a fall of 88 in active coronavirus cases taking the count to 4,767.  The country is eightieth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On December 1, it added 291 cases to take its total caseload to 44,672,638.  With 2 new

Special corona vaccination campaign for 90 lakh people begins

A weeklong special vaccination campaign against the coronavirus began today across the country in a bid to inoculate 90 lakh people with a booster shot of the vaccine. According to health ministry sources, the special vaccination campaign will be held to mark the country's great

Bangladesh logs 18 Covid cases, zero death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Wednesday (Nov 30) reported zero death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,433 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of

Dengue: Four die, 426 hospitalised in last 24 hours

Four dengue patients died and 426 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease across the country in the last 24 hours Wednesday (Nov 30). In the 24 hours, 239 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 187

4th vaccine dose recommended for above 60 citizens, frontliners

The National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on Covid-19 recommended the government to inoculate fourth doses to the citizens above 60, frontliners and pregnant women. Dr Shamsul Haque, member secretary of the Vaccine Deployment Committee of the Directorate General of Health

Alzheimer's drug lecanemab hailed as momentous breakthrough

The first drug to slow the destruction of the brain in Alzheimer's has been heralded as momentous and historic. The research breakthrough ends decades of failure and shows a new era of drugs to treat Alzheimer's - the most common form of dementia - is possible. Yet the

Dengue: Three die, 436 hospitalised in last 24 hours

The country reported 436 fresh dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning (Nov 29), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, 253 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 183 dengue

Bangladesh logs 11 Covid cases, one death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Nov 29) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,433 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

The World Health Organization announced Monday that “mpox” is now the preferred name for monkeypox. “Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while ‘monkeypox’ is phased out,” the organization said. Monkeypox was named in 1970, more