January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Australia's deadliest day as Omicron surge continues

Australia on Tuesday suffered its deadliest day of the pandemic as a fast-moving Omicron outbreak continued to push up hospitalisation rates to record levels, even as daily infections eased slightly.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

20% Covid positive in last 1 month infected with Omicron: BSMMU study

Twenty percent of those who tested Covid-19 positive in last one month were infected with the Omicron variant, finds a study conducted by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Court may start virtual trial again: Chief Justice

Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique today said the court functions might be conducted through virtual system again due to the ongoing surge of Covid-19 infection.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Nowhere near target of vaccinating 70% of global population by mid-2022

UN chief Antonio Guterres told the all-virtual Davos forum on Monday (Jan 17) that the world must vaccinate everybody against Covid-19 to ensure a way out of the pandemic.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Covid-19: Trial of Chinese traditional medicine is successful, says Pakistan

Pakistani health authorities on Monday announced the completion of a successful clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal medicine for treating COVID-19, as the South Asian nation enters a fifth...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Hospitals will soon be full to the brim

The coronavirus transmission is galloping at such an “alarming” rate that there will be no space left in the hospitals in the next one to one-and-a-half months for Covid-19 patients, said Health...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

64pc school students vaccinated

The first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has been given to 64 percent of students between the age 12 and 18, Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, deputy minister for education, told parliament yesterday.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Narayanganj-2 MP Nazrul Islam tests positive for Covid-19

Md Nazrul Islam Babu, lawmaker from the Narayanganj-2 constituency, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Pfizer to set up Covid-19 pill production facility in France

Pfizer will add a production facility for its antiviral Covid-19 pill in France as part of a plan to invest 520 million euros ($594 million) in the country over the next five years, the US...

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

64% school students received first dose of Covid vaccine: Mohibul

Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury today told the parliament that 64 percent of the country’s students -- aged 12-18 -- have been given the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine.