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Plasma treatment to be trialled for Coronavirus

The UK is gearing up to use the blood of coronavirus survivors to treat hospital patients ill with the disease. NHS Blood and Transplant is asking some people who recovered from Covid-19 to donate blood so they can potentially assess the therapy in trials.The hope is that the antibodies they have built up will help to clear the virus in ...

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Trump calls social distancing protesters “great people”

US President Donald Trump on Sunday called people who are protesting their governors’ social distancing measures “great people.” Trump said this despite the fact the states are following recommendations of federal health officials to institute the distancing guidelines. In recent days Trump has encouraged governors to relax those guidelines as soon as they feel it’s safe to do so.Trump was ...

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Coronavirus vaccine trial begins in UK – how it works and who will receive it

With coronavirus cases around the world now at over 2.4 million, scientists have been frantically working to develop a vaccine. This week, researchers at the University of Oxford have started human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in the UK. Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford: “Vaccines are being designed from scratch and progressed ...

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Australia to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Australia will force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their content, the government announced Monday, vowing to lead the world in making the tech giants share lucrative advertising revenues with traditional media. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said a mandatory code of conduct — to be fully unveiled by July and made law soon after — will require the US-based ...

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Virat, Anushka share important message on domestic violence amid Lockdown

Virat Kohli shared an important video message on Instagram on the menace of domestic violence amid the nationwide lockdown enforced to fight the spread of coronavirus. Apart from the India captain, the video also features his wife and actor Anushka Sharma, India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma and former India women’s captain Mithali Raj apart from a few Bollywood celebrities. “If ...

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Sylhet reports another coronavirus case

Sylhet Office : A 26-year-old man was diagnosed with coronavirus in Sylhet sadar upazila, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the district to four. The patient is a resident of Tikorpara area in Khadimnagar union of sadar upazila. Doctor Anisur Rahman, assistant director of Sylhet divisional office of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said that the man’s ...

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Bangladesh to lift export duty on Hydroxychloroquine

Bangladesh has decided to withdraw the export duty on Hydroxychloroquine tablets after Malaysia urged Dhaka to lift the ban on the medicine which is important for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen disclosed the information to journalist on Monday. Earlier on Sunday, Foreign Minister of Malaysia Hishammuddin Tun Hussein made the request to his Bangladesh ...

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Country of 12 million has only 4 ventilators

Covid-19 cases have topped 2.2 million globally and countries around the world are scrambling to buy life-saving equipment as the pandemic places unprecedented demand on hospitals. With healthcare systems buckling under the pressure of the virus, which has killed more than 155,000 people, experts warn coronavirus could devastate the countries that lack healthcare equipment and infrastructure. South Sudan, for example, ...

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Bandits kill 47 people in north of Nigeria: police

Bandits killed 47 people in coordinated attacks against several farming villages in Katsina State, northern Nigeria, the president’s office and local police said Sunday. Men on motorbikes carried out “organised and simultaneous attacks”, on the villages, Katsina state police spokesman Gambo Isah said in a statement. The predawn raids Saturday targetted villages in the Dutsenma, Danmusa and Safana districts, he ...

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