Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020

Health

New global lab network will compare Covid-19 vaccines head-to-head

A major non-profit health emergencies group has set up a global laboratory network to assess data from potential Covid-19 vaccines, allowing scientists and drugmakers to compare them and speed up Selection of the most effective shots. Speaking to Reuters ahead of announcing the labs

A Covid-19 nasal swab test punctured woman's brain lining and leaked brain fluid from her nose

A Covid-19 nasal swab test punctured a US woman's brain lining, causing fluid to leak from her nose and putting her at risk of life-threatening infection, doctors reported in a medical journal Thursday. The patient, who is in her 40s, had an undiagnosed rare condition and the test

Bangladesh reports 33 deaths, 1396 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 33 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,305.  According to the Health authorities, 1,396 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India’s coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

India’s coronavirus-linked deaths are nearing 100,000 as the country saw 1,095 more deaths on Friday, according to Health Ministry figures. According to a ministry update, as of Friday morning 81,484 fresh coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total

COVID-19 pandemic creates 'surge' of flawed research

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a surge in potentially flawed scientific studies as researchers rush to publish results without adequate oversight, a leading medical ethicist said on Friday (Oct 2). Since the novel coronavirus appeared late last year there have been more than 4,000

Bangladesh reports 21 deaths, 1508 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 21 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,272.  According to the Health authorities, 1,508 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 1436 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,251.  According to the Health authorities, 1,436 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 26 deaths, 1488 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 26 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,219.  According to the Health authorities, 1,488 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 1407 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,193.  According to the Health authorities, 1,407 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India reports 82,170 cases and 1,039 deaths in 24-hr

With a spike of 82,170 new cases on Monday, India's coronavirus tally crossed the 60-lakh mark with nearly 11 lakh cases recorded in the last 13 days. India's coronavirus tally crossed the 60-lakh mark on Monday with a spike of 82,170 new cases and 1,039 deaths reported in the

Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 1275 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,161.  According to the Health authorities, 1,275 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 36 deaths, 1106 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 36 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,129.  According to the Health authorities, 1,106 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Corona cases in India now over 59 lakh, deaths cross 93,000

Coronavirus cases in India have gone past the 59 lakh-mark with the latest spike of over 85,000 fresh cases. The country has recorded 85,362 new coronavirus cases on Friday. With this, India’s total confirmed coronavirus cases now stand at 59,03,933. Apart from the 85,000 new

Johnson & Johnson vaccine produces strong immune response in early trial 

There is some good news on Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine. Early results from a Phase 1/2a clinical trial show it was well tolerated and even one dose appeared to produce a strong immune response in almost all of the 800 participants. The trial included two age

Bangladesh sees 21 deaths, 1383 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 21 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,093.  According to the Health authorities, 1,383 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine ready by early 2021

A Chinese pharmaceutical company said on Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early 2021 for distribution worldwide, including the United States. Yin Weidong, the CEO of SinoVac, vowed to apply to the US Food and Drug Administration to sell CoronaVac in

Bangladesh sees 28 deaths, 1540 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 28 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,072.  According to the Health authorities, 1,540 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign begins October 4

The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will start across the country from October 4 and to be continued till October 17. The campaign aims to feed vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged between six and 59 months. Line Director Dr SM Mustafizur Rahman of the

Bangladesh sees 37 deaths, 1666 corona cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 37 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,044.  According to the Health authorities, 1,666 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India records over 56 lakh corona cases, 90k deaths

India's COVID-19 case count has crossed the 56-lakh mark with a rise of 83,347 new cases today. In the last 24 hours, 1,085 deaths were recorded in the country, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The total case count now stands at 5,646,011 including 9,68,377