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  • No place to be available in hospital after a month

    We’re worried and panicked: Minister Special Correspondent: The health minister Zahid Malek has warned in advance that there will be no place for admission of patients in the country’s hospitals in the next one-and-a-half months due to the increasing rate of coronavirus infection including omicron.“We’re getting vaccinated, and the number…

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  • Cold wave sweeping over 3 districts

    Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Monday predicted that a mild cold wave sweeping over three districts of the country is likely to abate in the next 24 hours.“Mild cold wave is sweeping over the districts of Panchagarh, Kurigram, Jashore and Chudanga and it may abate,” said a Met Office…

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  • 75,000 couple may die of Covid in next 5 months

    Scientists warn International Desk: Up to 75,000 people could die from Covid in the next five months as the Omicron variant sweeps through the UK, scientists have warned.Experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) said tougher coronavirus restrictions may be needed to prevent Omicron from causing…

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  • Omicron: DGHS recommends enforcement of 15 instructions

    Staff Correspondent: Amid the growing concern over the new ‘Omicron’ variant of coronavirus, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) yesterday suggested the implementation of 15 instructions to prevent the spread of the new variant.The DGHS issued a notice signed by Prof Nazmul Islam, Director of Disease Control, on Sunday…

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  • ‘Bangavax’ approved for human trial

    Staff Correspondent: The Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) approved in principle for human trial of ‘Bangavax’ corona vaccine developed by Globe Biotech Limited.“We received ethical permission. Now we will submit the protocol to DGDA (Directorate General for Drug Administration) for clinical trial,” said Dr. Md Mohiuddin, Globe Biotech Senior Manager…

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  • 3 local cos allowed to produce Covid pill

    Beximco, Eskayef, Square get DGDA approval Staff Correspondent: The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has issued production and marketing authorisation for the Covid-19 drug molnupiravir to pharmaceutical companies-Beximco, Eskayef and Square in the country.DGDA Director General Major General Mahbubur Rahman told reporters about the development at a press conference…

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  • Pfizer says its COVID pill to cut 89pc death rate

    International Desk: Pfizer has said its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cuts risk rates of hospitalisation and death by nearly 90 percent, as drugmakers race to manufacture easy-to-use medication against the coronavirus.The pharmaceutical giant released preliminary results of its study of 775 adults on Friday. Patients taking the company’s drug…

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  • ‘Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan’ to be implemented in 2030: Saima

    Industry Desk: ‘Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan’ which has been presented at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will be implemented in 2030 and it needs local and foreign funds.Saima Wazed Hossain Putul, Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Autism and Neuro Developmental Disorders and World…

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  • Nearly 90 countries join pact to slash methane emissions

    International Desk: Nearly 90 countries have joined a US- and EU-led effort to slash emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane 30 percent by 2030 from 2020 levels, a pact aimed at tackling one of the main causes of climate change, a senior Biden administration official said.The partnership will be…

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  • G20 nations agree to new limits on coal-burning power plants

    Industry Desk: Having powered the industrial era, coal made many of the Group of 20 countries what they are today: the world’s 20 largest economies.On Sunday, leaders from the G20, who today represent the world’s biggest coal producers and consumers, agreed to take the first steps to weaken coal’s future,…

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