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Coronavirus

Russia plans to raise wheat export tax from 1 March

Traders say Russia’s move will drive up the cost of wheat in importing countries when the pandemic has already reduced incomes, making the world’s poorest especially vulnerable to food poverty

A combine harvests wheat in a field near the village of Kamennobrodskaya in Stavropol region, Russia on 4 July 2019

COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 13 deaths, 762 cases

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 5.57 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Friday stands at 15.34 per cent

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Covaxin, Covishield not recommended for below 18, lactating mothers, pregnant women

Mild adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) like headache, fatigue, myalgia (pain in muscle), injection site tenderness, malaise (weakness), pyrexia, chills, arthralgia, and nausea are among the ...

Covaxin, Covishield not recommended for below 18, lactating mothers, pregnant women

Windies' Walsh tests positive for Covid-19, misses Bangladesh ODIs

West Indies' tour of Bangladesh suffered a fresh setback when leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Junior tested positive for Covid-19 and was ruled out of the upcoming one-day series

Windies' Walsh tests positive for Covid-19, misses Bangladesh ODIs

Clive Lloyd's letter inspire West Indies before Bangladesh tests

A message from former captain Clive Lloyd has inspired stand-in West Indies one-day international captain Jason Mohammed, he said Thursday ahead of a three-match series against Bangladesh

West Indies players attend a practice session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on 14 January 2021

Global COVID-19 deaths near 2 million: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.99 million

Global COVID-19 deaths near 2 million: Johns Hopkins

Free speech highly controlled on plea of COVID-19 in Bangladesh: HRW

Bangladesh doubled down on an authoritarian crackdown on free speech, arresting critics, and censoring media. The Awami League-led government used the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to carry out its ...

Free speech highly controlled on plea of COVID-19 in Bangladesh: HRW

Lingering complications of coronavirus

Some Covid patients suffer for months, even after recovery. Physicians refer to this as 'long Covid syndrome'.

Various complications may appear even after recovery from Covid. Farjana Liakat is the model for the symbolic picture

GM Quader tests positive for COVID-19

GM Quader, also the deputy opposition leader in parliament, has been in isolation at his Uttara residence in the capital as per his physician’s advice

GM Quader tests positive for COVID-19
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