Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020

Health

Bangladesh sees 1,792 corona cases, 34 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 34 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,668.  According to the Health authorities, 1,792 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Vaccine still possible by year-end despite trial pause, Says AstraZeneca

Drugs giant AstraZeneca on Thursday said a Covid-19 vaccine could still be available by as early as the end of the year, despite a randomised clinical trial being paused. "We could still have a vaccine by the end of this year, early next year," the UK-based company's

Bangladesh sees 1,892 corona cases, 41 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 41 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,634.  According to the Health authorities, 1,892 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh confirms 1,827 corona cases, 41 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 41 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,593.  According to the Health authorities, 1,827 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Oxford University Covid vaccine trial paused as participant falls ill

Final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, have been put on hold after a participant had an adverse reaction in the UK. AstraZeneca described it as a "routine" pause in the case of "an unexplained illness".

Bangladesh confirms 1,892 corona cases, 36 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh today confirmed 34 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,552.  According to the Health authorities, 1,892 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Russia releases first batch of Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V into public

The first batch of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, developed by Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has been released into civil circulation, regional deliveries are planned in the nearest

Bangladesh confirms 2,202 corona cases, 37 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,516.  According to the Health authorities, 2,202 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Bangladesh confirms 1,592 corona cases, 32 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,479.  According to the Health authorities, 1,592 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Bangladesh confirms 1,950 corona cases, 35 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 35 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,447.  According to the Health authorities, 1,950 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Coronavirus: Russian vaccine shows signs of immune response

Russian scientists have published the first report on their coronavirus vaccine, saying early tests showed signs of an immune response. The report published by medical journal The Lancet said every participant developed antibodies to fight the virus and had no serious side effects.

India records over 83,000 Covid-19 cases for 2nd day; tally nears 4m

India recorded more than 83,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for the second day in a row, taking its infection tally to over 3.93 million, according to the Union health ministry on Friday. There were 83,341 Covid-19 cases between Thursday and Friday morning, according to

Bangladesh logs 1,929 corona cases, 29 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 29 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,412.  According to the Health authorities, 1,929 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

COVID ventilator patients can have permanent nerve damage: Study

The prone, or face down, position of severely ill COVID-19 patients on ventilators can cause permanent nerve damage in these patients, said a study posted on the website of Northwestern University (NU) on Wednesday. The researchers have seen 20 patients from seven different hospitals

Over 7,000 health workers dead from COVID-19: Amnesty

At least 7,000 health workers worldwide have died after being infected with the coronavirus, including more than 1,300 in Mexico alone, the most for any country, Amnesty International said Thursday. "Every health worker has the right to be safe at work, and it is a scandal that so

Bachar Lorai donates 4 oxygen cylinders for Covid-19 patients in Fatikchari

Bachar Lorai, a voluntary organization, has donated four oxygen cylinders to Saidul Arefin, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Fatikchari upazila of Chattogram, for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. Senior member of the esteemed Shahnagar Zamindaar family from Fatikchari

Bangladesh sees 2,158 corona cases, 32 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,383.  According to the Health authorities, 2,158 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Honeybee venom 'kills some breast cancer cells'

Australian scientists say the venom from honeybees has been found to destroy aggressive breast cancer cells in a lab setting. The venom - and a compound in it called melittin - were used against two cancer types which are hard to treat: triple-negative and HER2-enriched. The

Bangladesh sees 2,582 corona cases, 35 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 35 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,351.  According to the Health authorities, 2,582 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Bangladesh sees 1,950 corona cases, 35 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh has confirmed 35 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,316.  According to the Health authorities, 1,950 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus