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WHO classifies India variant as being of global concern

The World Health Organziation said on 10 May that the B.1.617 variant first identified in India last year was being classified as a variant of global concern.

WHO classifies India variant as being of global concern

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

Despite alarms raised in the last State of the World’s Midwifery report in 2014, which also provided a roadmap on how to remedy this deficit, progress over the past eight years has been too slow

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

Bangladesh's Nazneen Anwar made WHO Representative to Maldives

Nazneen Anwar has garnered more than 35 years of professional hands-on experience in multiple fields, including health policy, planning, and capacity development

Bangladesh's Nazneen Anwar made WHO Representative to Maldives

Vaccinated Europeans outnumber confirmed Covid-19 cases

To date, some 215 million vaccine doses have been administered in Europe

Vaccinated Europeans outnumber confirmed Covid-19 cases

PM Hasina suggests 5 actions to deal with drug-resistant diseases

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed on the importance of five actions to fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as it is crucial for preventing future pandemics.

PM Hasina suggests 5 actions to deal with drug-resistant diseases

Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V gets nod in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has approved emergency use of Russia manufactured Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Tuesday

Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V gets nod in Bangladesh

Global vaccine push to save 50m lives by 2030: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners called Monday for action to boost vaccination against measles and other diseases worldwide after the pandemic severely disrupted access to routine jabs

Global vaccine push to save 50m lives by 2030: WHO

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Bangladesh approaches China for vaccine

The health ministry has sent a letter of interest to the Chinese embassy for the Covid vaccine. A request has also been sent to COVAX for at least 500,000 to 1 million vaccines to tackle the crisis

Bangladesh approaches China for vaccine

Study sheds light on 10 reasons why the coronavirus is airborne

This silent transmission is a key way Covid-19 has spread around the world, “supporting a predominantly airborne mode of transmission,” according to the assessment

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Use Covid-19 lessons to battle deadly superbugs: WHO

Lessons learned during the Covid-19 pandemic should be used to fight the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, which kill tens of thousands of people each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said ...

Use Covid-19 lessons to battle deadly superbugs: WHO
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