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Bangladesh inoculates older sex workers at biggest brothel

Among the 1,400 sex workers who live in the brothel, one of the biggest in the world, few knew how to register for the jab, workers said

A nurse injects the Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covishield vaccine to a person at the Dhaka Medical College vaccination centre in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 9 February 2021

Global Covid cases top 112.5m: Johns Hopkins

The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 112.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.49 million

Global Covid cases top 112.5m: Johns Hopkins

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Bangladesh reports 5 deaths, 428 cases

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 2.65 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Wednesday stands at 13.66 per cent

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Sheikh Rehana receives coronavirus vaccine

Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and sister of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, received the Covid-19 vaccine today

Sheikh Rehana receives coronavirus vaccine

ILO urges for policies to protect workers in digital economy

According to the UN agency, digital labour platforms -- such as remote tasking, and location-based apps where workers are involved in transport or delivery -- saw an almost five-fold increase over ...

ILO urges for policies to protect workers in digital economy

Ghana to receive world’s first doses of free Covax vaccines

Ghana is to receive Wednesday the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a global scheme to procure and distribute inoculations for free to poor countries, UNICEF and the World Health ...

Ghana to receive world’s first doses of free Covax vaccines

Microsoft CEO for global rules on data safety, privacy

Satya Nadella pointed out how the pandemic and digital response transformed outpatient visit to a hospital, brought workflow innovation around patients and their families, reducing burden on ...

Microsoft CEO for global rules on data safety, privacy

India, Bangladesh to heighten diplomatic engagements before Modi’s visit to Dhaka

The tempo of diplomatic engagement between Bangladesh and India is rising ahead of prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh which is expected to take place in the last week of March

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi

Global Covid-19 cases top 112m: Johns Hopkins

The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 112 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.48 million

People wearing protective face masks walk in a busy street in Paris as France reinforces mask-wearing in public places as part of efforts to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across France, 18 September 2020.

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China to continue coop despite lack of regulatory headway

Till today, our Bangladeshi friend has not authorised or accepted the emergency use of Chinese vaccines due to its domestic regulatory clearance, noted the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka on Tuesday

A display shows vaccine products of Sinovac Biotech during a government-organized media tour showcasing the company's development of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate in Beijing, China, on 24 September 2020
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