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Bangladesh reports 9 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh reported nine fresh deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.

Benefits of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children surpass risks: US Drug Regulator

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The benefits expected from the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine shots for children between 5 and 11 years old outweigh the risks of side effects, the US Food and Drug Admin ...

Up to 180,000 health workers may have died from COVID-19

New York: Between 80,000 and 180,000 health and care workers may have died from COVID-19 between January of 2020 and May of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday ...

Restore sexual, reproductive health rights lost during COVID, rights expert urges

New York: Sexual and reproductive health rights, are human rights, the independent UN expert on the right to health reminded Member States in the General Assembly on Wednesday, saying tha ...

Taliban backs WHO polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan next month

New York: The decision by the Taliban leadership to support the resumption of house-to-house polio vaccination across Afghanistan has been welcomed by the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

UK registers nearly 50,000 new Coronavirus cases

London/UNI/Xinhua: Another 49,156 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in England three months ago, according to ...

Chinese mainland reports 22 imported COVID-19 cases, 2 local infections

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 22 imported COVID-19 cases and two locally-transmitted infections on Sunday, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on M ...

Bangladesh records 16 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly pandemic surge in recent times, has registered 16 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.

Bangladesh registers six COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation that has witnessed a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, recorded six deaths due to virus in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday,