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Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly COVID-19 outbreak in recent times, registered 14 deaths due to the virus in the past 24 hours, media reports said. more
Make mental healthcare for all a reality, urges Guterres

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on mental health worldwide, and action must be taken to “redress the glaring inequalities exposed by the pandemic”, incl ...

Bangladesh records 20 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly COVID-19 wave, registered 20 deaths in the past 24 hours, media

UN health agency issues definition of post COVID-19 condition to aid treatment

New York: The first official clinical definition of living with “post COVID” sickness, has been agreed upon following global consultation and released to help boost treatment ...

World misses most 2020 mental health targets: WHO

New York: At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting a growing need for mental health support, there has been a worldwide failure to provide people with the services they need, ...

Study finds pandemic linked to rising rates of depressive and anxiety disorders

Queensland: Cases of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders have increased by more than 25 per cent worldwide, according to a world-first study of the impact of COVID-19 on menta ...

Bangladesh registers single-digit death figure in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh recorded seven deaths due to COVID-19 for the past 24 hours, media reports said on Friday.

COVID-19: Global vaccine plan aims to end ‘two-track pandemic’

New York: The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday unveiled an $8 billion pathway out of the COVID-19 pandemic, in a bid to make vaccines accessible to everyone, everywhere.

WHO endorses 'historic' malaria vaccine for at-risk children

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine, in what the UN health agency’s chief described on Wednesday ...

COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline: WHO

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths has continued to decline globally, with  3.1 million new cases and just over 54,000 new deaths, reported over the last week, accord ...