WHO says food safe from COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged people not to fear catching the novel coronavirus from food, after Chinese testers found traces on food and food packaging.

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Bangladesh reports 2,766 new cases, 34 deaths

Bangladesh on Friday reported death of 34 more people with COVID-19 infection in last 24 hours.

Bangladesh reports 2,766 new cases, 34 deaths

Meherpur MP, nine of his family members infected with COVID-19

Mohammad Shahiduzzaman Khokon, the MP from Meherpur-2 constituency, and nine members of his family have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reports news agency UNB.

MP Mohammad Shahiduzzaman Khokon and his wife Laila Arjuman, two sons —Samiuzzaman Saif, Samiuzzaman Sami – were among those infected

Tackling coronavirus outbreak

Has the government given up?

The health directorate's daily bulletin for updates on COVID-19 cases and deaths would no longer be aired from Wednesday. Instead, information will be provided through press releases

Has the government given up?

India now past 2.4m coronavirus cases

India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 2.4 million mark on Friday with 64,553 new cases in 24 hours, while the toll climbed to 48,040 with 1,007 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry

A doctor wearing a protective face shield uses an infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of a child at his mobile health clinic, after his clinic and its adjoining areas were declared a micro-containment zone, after authorities eased lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India on 15 June.

Thakurgaon COVID-19 death toll reaches 10

The death toll from COVID-19 in Thakurgaon reached 10 after one more patient died of coronavirus on Thursday

Thakurgaon COVID-19 death toll reaches 10

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

The record inflow of remittance in the last two months should not give any sense of complacence for Bangladesh as the situation in overseas labour market remains fluid and the migrant workers are ...

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

What researches reveal about coronavirus so far

Tremors, seizures, impaired consciousness and other nervous system issues already have been tied to severe COVID-19

A person crosses an empty Grand Ave in downtown during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, US, on 13 August 2020

Stop playing politics with the virus, Trump to Biden

In his second day on the campaign trail with former rival and now running mate Kamala Harris by his side, Biden made the call for a nationwide mandate on masks after a virtual meeting with public ...

US presidential candidate Joe Biden, accompanied by US vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, adjusts his protective face mask as he calls for the mandatory wearing of masks while speaking to newsmen following a briefing on the coronavirus disease pandemic with public health experts during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, US, on 13 August 2020

Global COVID-19 cases top 20.7m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 20.7 million, while the deaths have increased to over 752,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University

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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