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World races to contain new Covid variant

Fears mounted Saturday that a highly-infectious new coronavirus strain was pushing its way into Europe as the world brought the shutters down to contain the new Omicron variant.

World races to contain new Covid variant

Bangladesh reports 2 more Covid deaths, 155 new cases in 24 hrs

Two more people died of Covid-19 in the country in the last 24 hours until Saturday 8:00am, according to the DGHS.

Bangladesh reports 2 more Covid deaths, 155 new cases in 24 hrs

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Bangladesh plans to ban flights with South Africa

Terming the new variant as “aggressive”, Zahid Maleque urged all not to panic and maintain the health protocol strictly

Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque

Djokovic-led Serbia down Austria in Davis Cup opener

Novak Djokovic sped past Austria's Dennis Novak to give Serbia an unassailable 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup opening match at Innsbruck on Friday

Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Austria's Dennis Novak (not pictured) during the men's singles group stage match between Serbia and Austria at the Davis Cup tennis tournament in Innsbruck, Austria, on 26 November, 2021

Global Covid cases near 261 million

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 261 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease, reports UNB.

Global Covid cases near 261 million

WHO names new Covid variant omicron

It would take several weeks to determine the variant’s transmissibility and the effectiveness of vaccines and therapeutics against it, he said, noting that 100 sequences of the variant have been ...

WHO names new Covid variant omicron

Italy reports 51 coronavirus deaths on Friday, 13,686 new cases

Italy reported 51 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday against 71 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell slightly to 13,686 from 13,764

Italy's Health Minister Roberto Speranza speaks during a news conference after the government met to discuss stricter coronavirus disease (COVID-19) health pass rules, in Rome, Italy, 24 November 2021

Bangladesh reports 3 more Covid deaths, 239 cases in 24 hrs

Bangladesh reported three more Covid-linked deaths along with 239 fresh cases in 24 hours till Friday morning

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WHO says will take several weeks to understand new variant

The World Health Organization said Friday it would take "a few weeks" for researchers to understand the impact of the new Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529 detected in South Africa

World Health Organisation

Global Covid cases near 260 million

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 260 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.
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