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Bangladesh sees one more Covid death, 313 cases

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-linked death and 313 cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,329 and caseload to 2,013,407, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 6.71 percent from Monday’s 6.68 percent as 4,662 samples were tested. The latest ...

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India’s first intranasal vaccine for Covid gets DCGI approval

India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine by Bharat Biotech on Tuesday got the approval from the Drug Controller General of India for 18+ age group for restricted use in emergency situation. Announcing the achievements, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya termed it a ‘big boost to India’s fight against Covid-19. “Big Boost to India’s Fight Against COVID-19! Bharat Biotech’s ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee ...

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Bangladesh sees 333 more Covid cases

Bangladesh reported zero Covid-linked death and 333 cases in 24 hours till Monday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,328 while the caseload rose to 2,013,094, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 6. 68 per cent from Sunday’s 4.93 per cent as 4,999 ...

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Argentine ministry links four deaths to Legionnaires’ disease

Argentine health officials said Saturday that four people in a clinic in northwestern Tucuman province had died of Legionnaires’ disease, a relatively rare bacterial infection of the lungs. Health Minister Carla Vizzotti told reporters that Legionnaires’ had been identified as the underlying cause of double pneumonia in the four, who had suffered high fevers, body aches and trouble breathing. The ...

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Bangladesh sees another Covid death, 155 cases

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-linked death and 155 cases in the 24 hours till Saturday morning. With the new number, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,327 and caseload to 2,012,531, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 6.51 per cent from Friday’s 5.68 per cent as 2382 samples were ...

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Bangladesh reports 214 Covid cases

Bangladesh on Friday reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 214 coronavirus positive cases during the same period. “Bangladesh reported 5.68 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 3,768 samples were tested during the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka ...

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Three dead of mystery pneumonia in Argentina, six others ill

A third person has died this week in Argentina from a type of pneumonia of unknown origin, with the fatalities thus far limited to a single clinic, health authorities said Thursday. Nine people in northwestern Tucuman province have come down with a mysterious respiratory illness, including eight medical staff at the private clinic, Tucuman health minister Luis Medina Ruiz told ...

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Bangladesh reports two Covid deaths

Bangladesh on Thursday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 216 coronavirus positive cases during the same period. “Bangladesh reported 5.46 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 3,955 samples were tested during the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka ...

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EU watchdog set to approve first Omicron jabs

The EU’s drug regulator is on Thursday expected to authorise the first Covid-19 vaccines for the Omicron variant, although they do not target the latest strains. The adapted vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna will be discussed during an extraordinary meeting of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). European nations have been keen to rush through the new generation of jabs ...

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Cervical cancer: First vaccine to be launched in India Sept 1

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in partnership with the Serum Institute of India is set to launch India’s first indigenously developed Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) against cervical cancer on Thursday, the Centre said in a statement on Wednesday. The vaccine will be launched by the union minister of state (independent charge) science and technology, Jitendra Singh in Delhi, the ...

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