December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

6 Covid-19 deaths for 2nd consecutive day

Six people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Bangladesh ready to deal with Omicron: Health Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said that all necessary preparations have been made to deal with the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Pfizer vaccine approved for children aged 5-11 in Australia

Australia's medicine regulator on Sunday provisionally approved the Pfizer Inc coronavirus vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11, with the health minister saying the rollout could...

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Stopping Omicron Variant: Govt still sitting on experts’ advice

The government is yet to take any effective measures to prevent a possible surge in Covid-19 cases as per recommendations made by the National Technical Advisory Committee.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Omicron Covid Variant: 2nd highest infections among kids

South Africa reported a recent surge in Covid-19 cases among children, which was not seen in the previous waves of the pandemic even as the country is handling the sharp increase of Omicron variant...

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

6 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours, positivity rate 1.07%

Six people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

India reports 2 more cases of Omicron variant

India today reported two more cases of Omicron, taking the total number of persons confirmed with the latest variant of Covid-19 to four, officials said.

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Two hippos in Belgium zoo Covid positive, likely first in the species

Two hippos have tested positive for COVID-19 at Antwerp Zoo in Belgium in what could be the first reported cases in the species, zoo staff said.

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Norway Christmas party Omicron outbreak ‘biggest outside South Africa’

At least 13 people in Oslo have been infected with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus following a corporate Christmas party described as a "super spreader event", and their numbers...

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Omicron likely acquired genetic material from common cold virus

The Omicron variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 likely acquired at least one of its mutations by picking up a snippet of genetic material from another virus - possibly one that causes the...