Health Hazard

Health Hazard

PM asks officials to use masks

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked all the government officials and employees to use masks while discharging their duties due to coronavirus pandemic.

PM Hasina asks all on-duty govt officials, employees to use masks

Man suffering from fever dies in Lakshmipur

A 70-year-old man, suffering from fever, cold and cough, died at Kamankhola in sadar upazila of Lakshmipur on Wednesday night

Man suffering from fever dies in Lakshmipur

Australian police put a 90-day limit on 'draconian' virus measures

Australian authorities on Thursday began putting time limits on the use of police to enforce restrictions on personal movement intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as standoffs continued ...

A man waiting to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) waits at the front gates of a pop-up clinic at Bondi Beach, after several outbreaks were recorded in the area, in Sydney, Australia, 1 April 2020.

What we don’t yet know about COVID-19

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and public health experts already know more about it and ...

People wearing face masks are seen outside a Giorgio Armani store at a shopping mall in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicentre of China's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, 30 March 2020.

Dhaka's air still 'unhealthy'

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning

Dhaka's air still 'unhealthy'

NY nurses beg, borrow and steal precious masks

Amid growing shortages of vital protective equipment in New York hospitals, healthcare workers are desperately scrounging to find facemasks, hiding supplies from colleagues in other departments, and ...

People walk past the University of Illinois Hospital as the Illinois Nurses Association reports 12 registered nurses tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Chicago, Illinois, US 27 March 2020.

China reports new local virus transmission

Mainland China reported its first locally transmitted coronavirus infection in three days, although cases involving travellers from overseas continued to dominate the total number of new cases.

A commuter wearing a protective mask enters a metro station as businesses are starting to revert to a normal work routine after an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, China 27 March 2020.

Dhaka nearly falls silent

As the government-declared 10-day general holiday started on Thursday and a large number of people left the capital amid the growing fear of coronavirus, Dhaka city wore a complete deserted look with ...

Kamalapur railway station.

2 women taken to KMCH isolation unit

Two women have been taken to the coronavirus isolation unit of Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH)

2 women taken to KMCH isolation unit

Nobel Laureate predicts COVID-19 to soon go away

A prediction by Stanford University biophysicist and Nobel laureate Michael Levitt that new coronavirus is set to disappear soon as the world observes social distancing has given a booster shot to ...

Nobel Laureate Levitt predicts COVID-19 to soon go away
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