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Kazi Anwar Hossain, famous for 'Masud Rana Series' passes away

9,500 test positive for Covid-19, 12 die in a day across Bangladesh

Credit card scammer flees Indian jail, nabbed in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Hasina calls for holding back honour

Canada records first single-day increase of over 10,000 coronavirus cases

Ottawa, December 21: Canada reported 10,621 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first increase of over 10,000 cases in a single day since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in February 2020.

Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

London, December 2: England has recorded 22 confirmed Omcron infection cases as the latest Covid-19 variant is driving the world to take stringent measures to stop its spread.

WHO classifies new Covid-19 strain as 'variant of concern', names it 'Omicron'

Geneva, November 27: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared the recently-detected B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern and named it as Omicron.

Coronavirus: Pfizer vaccine shows 100 percent efficiency in adolescents after 4 months

New York, November 25: Pfizer-BioNTech have announced topline results from a longer-term analysis of the safety and efficacy of their Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged between 12 through 15 years, where it was found that two-dose series showed 100 percent efficiency against the virus after four months.

Coronavirus: Delta Plus variant may spread more easily, UK experts warn

London, October 23: Health experts in the United Kingdom fear that a new form of the Delta coronavirus- the mutated Delta Plus- may spread more easily than the regular variant.

Chinese researchers claim they found new batch of coronavirus in bats

Beijing, June 12: Chinese researchers have claimed that they have found a new batch of coronavirus in bats, media reports said.

China upset over price revelation of Sinopharm vaccine

Beijing, June 5: China has expressed annoyance over the release of Sinopharm vaccine prices in Bangladesh. According to the agreement between China and Bangladesh, the selling price of the vaccine was to remain undisclosed in public.

Mike Pompeo claims Wuhan lab was engaged in military activity alongside civilian research

Washington, June 1: Ex-US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China was engaged in military activity alongside its civilian research.

China to send 6 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 21: China is going to send the second batch of 600,000 doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.

Russia to send one crore doses of coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 10: The whole world is devastated by the coronavirus infection. In such a situation, all the countries are insisting on making antibodies by applying vaccines in human body. A large number of people in Bangladesh have already been vaccinated with doses from the Serum Institute of India. But this time the government is going to bring Russian vaccine Sputnik-V. In this case, the Ministry of Finance has initially suggested to bring a total of 1 crore vaccines in 5 months at 20 lakh doses per month.

Corona vaccine will be made with Russian formula

Dhaka, April 23: Mentioning that Bangladesh is seeking Russia's help in developing corona vaccine, the Foreign Minister said, "Russia will provide corona vaccine technology to Bangladesh. A memorandum of understanding has also been signed in this regard. Russia has agreed to provide the technology to a Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company. The process could take two to three months to complete."

Russia proposes to produce vaccines in Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 21: Russia has proposed to produce Corona (Covid-19) vaccine in collaboration with local pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh. The country wants to produce their Sputnik-V vaccine in Bangladesh. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said this in an interview with state-run news agency BSS recently.

Kent coronavirus variant might ‘sweep world’, warns UK scientist

London/UNI, February 12: The head of the United Kingdom's genetic surveillance programme Sharon Peacock warned on Thursday that the coronavirus variant which was first recorded in southeast England is likely to “sweep the world” and become the most dominant global strain, as concerns grow over several emerging mutations of the virus.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests Covid-19 positive

Dhaka, December 17: France's President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, Elysée Palace said on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Italy reports highest ever daily total, adds more names to 'red zones'

Dhaka, November 14: Italy has added more areas to its Covid-19 red zone list after the country reported nearly 41,000 infections.