COVID-19 vaccine

Global Covid cases near 259m

The overall number of Covid-19 cases is fast approaching to 259 million amid the global race to vaccinate people against the highly infectious disease

People are lax of wearing face masks although COVID-19 cases are increasing in the country. This picture was taken near Shaheed Minar area in Sylhet on 23 November

Bangavax finally gets approval for human trial

Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) has approved in principle Globe Biotech Limited's Covid-19 vaccine Bangavax for human trial

Bangavax finally gets approval for human trial


Four more Bayern stars join Kimmich in quarantine

Bayern Munich's woes over players unvaccinated against the coronavirus deepened Sunday with four more unimmunised players joining Joshua Kimmich in quarantine

In this file photo taken on 6 November, 2021 Bayern Munich's midfielder Joshua Kimmich reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Bayern Munich vs SC Freiburg in Munich

T20I series

Saif makes debut as Bangladesh choose to bat first

This will be the first match the Tigers will be playing since their shambolic performance in the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this month

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah (2nd L) and Pakistan captain Babar Azam (2nd R) during the toss of the first Twenty20 International match against visiting Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka, on 19 November 2021

Experts apprehend third Covid wave with children, elderly at greater risk

With the lockdown phase over in Bangladesh, Lenin says that most people are now reluctant to adhere to the basic health safety rules -- be it sporting masks or maintaining social distancing

People continue to move without mask in Dhaka defying health rules despite the rise in coronavirus cases in the country. The photo was taken on 11 March 2021

Covid vaccines to be administered in all schools to vaccinate students

School-going students, aged 12-17, will be vaccinated in their schools across the country, said Health and Family Welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Thursday

Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque addresses a discussion at Directorate General of Drug Administration on 18 November 2021


Bangladesh opens stadium for fans in Pakistan series

Fans in Bangladesh could enjoy cricket live from the stadium in March last year. Since then all the matches played in Bangladesh were in empty stadium

Fans in Bangladesh enjoy the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka

Bangladesh receives 1.5m doses of AstraZeneca from KSA as gift

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has donated 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh to help the country deal with the Covid-19 situation in a better way

Bangladesh to get 200,000 AstraZeneca shots from Romania as gift

‘Covid vaccines not linked to menstrual changes’

Lung cancer patients may get good protection from mRNA Covid-19 vaccines even while undergoing treatments that suppress the immune system, a small study suggests

‘Covid vaccines not linked to menstrual changes’

4,000 Bangladeshis get Saudi visas every day: Ambassador

Saudi Arabia has gifted Bangladesh 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for Covid-19

4,000 Bangladeshis get Saudi visas every day: Ambassador
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