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Bangladesh sees 2 more Covid deaths, 310 cases

Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths and 310 cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,334 and caseload to 2,014,887, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 8.87 from Saturday’s  8.62 percent as 3,493 samples were tested. The deceased were ...

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Bangladesh sees another death from Covid, finds 222 new cases

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-19 linked death and 222 cases in 24 hours till Saturday morning, reports UNB. With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,332 and caseload to 2,014,577, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 8.62% from Friday’s 8.34% as 2,574 samples were tested. The ...

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Bangladesh sees another Covid death, 278 cases

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-linked death and 278 cases in 24 hours till Friday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,331 and caseload to 2,014,355, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 8.34 percent from Thursday’s 7.40 percent as 3,334 samples were tested. The deceased ...

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Bangladesh reports one Covid death, 388 positive cases

Bangladesh on Thursday reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 388 coronavirus positive cases during the same period. “Bangladesh reported 7.40 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,241 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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Mercury pollution makes ducks more likely to get bird flu: study

Ducks contaminated by mercury pollution are significantly more likely to get bird flu, a study found Wednesday, pointing towards another way that human-driven changes to the natural world increase the risk of viruses spreading. Bird flu rarely infects humans but persistent outbreaks in the US and UK among other countries have led to millions of poultry being culled so far ...

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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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