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Bollywood actress Zoa tests positive for Covid-19

Hours after Bollywood film producer Karim Morani revealed that his daughter Shaza Morani had tested positive for coronavirus, her sister, actor Zoa Morani has also been infected, according to family sources. “Zoa had tested on Monday for COVID-19 and her results came positive by evening. She is in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, whereas Shaza is under medication at Nanavati. Shaza ...

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Anti-parasitic drug may be able to stop coronavirus in 48 hours: Australian study

Amid the world trying to find a potential cure for the novel coronavirus, an Australian study has found that a previously used anti-parasitic drug, Ivermectin, killed the COVID-19 virus, in a laboratory setting, within 48 hours. The FDA-approved drug has also been proven to be effective in vitro with other kinds of viruses like HIV, dengue, influenza and the zika ...

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Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven ‘corona drug’

India has agreed to lift an export ban on hydroxychloroquine – a drug US President Donald Trump has called a “game-changer”. The decision came hours after Mr Trump warned of “retaliation” if India did not overturn an export ban on the drug. India did not respond, but said it would give hydroxychloroquine to “nations that have been badly affected” by ...

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Fiber-rich food cuts breast cancer risk

Having fiber-rich food like wholegrain breakfast cereals including fruits, vegetables and whole grains can reduce breast cancer risk, says a new study. Soluble fiber was associated with lower risks of breast cancer, and higher total fiber intake was associated with a lower risk in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Soluble fibre include pectins and beta glucans (found for example in ...

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British PM Johnson not on ventilator

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who spent the night in intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronavirus, has been given oxygen but is not on a ventilator, a minister said Tuesday. “The prime minister has received some oxygen support,” senior cabinet minister Michael Gove told LBC radio, adding that “he has not been on a ventilator” but it was ...

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Elderly woman dies at isolation unit in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A 79-year-old woman suffering from breathing problems died at Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital on Monday night. Sushanto Kumar Mohapatra, resident medical officer of the hospital, said the woman died at 9:30pm while undergoing treatment at the isolation unit. She had kidney problems, diabetes and breathing complications, he added. The body was handed over to family members after ...

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China reports no new coronavirus deaths for first time

China today reported no new deaths from coronavirus for the first time since the crisis began. The country’s National Health Commission reported 32 new cases in its latest daily update, but claimed there were no new fatalities. Authorities said all the new patients were people returning to China from abroad, as the country braces for a second wave of imported ...

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Five more die of coronavirus, death toll now 17 in Bangladesh

Five more people have died of coronavirus in Bangladesh, taking the total death toll in the country to 17, said IEDCR in an online press briefing on Tuesday. However, 41 more people have been tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 164, it added. This is the ...

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Coronavirus: PM Sheikh Hasina announces incentives for doctors, nurses, health workers

The government has decided to give incentives for doctors, nurses, health workers and other employees of the republic who deployed themselves with bravery in the war against COVID-19, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced Tuesday. “I want to reward those who were engaged directly in the fight against COVID-19 since March,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while delivering her ...

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Bangabandhu’s self-confessed killer Abdul Majed arrested

Dhaka Captain Abdul Majed, a convicted killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was arrested early Tuesday, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said. Majed was arrested from the capital’s Mirpur area, he said. Masudur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) said a team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) arrested Majed around 3:30am. He was sent to jail by ...

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