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OP-ED: Covid-19 and the ‘mysterious’...

Covid-19 and the ‘mysterious’ resilience...

Dr Maliha Mannan Ahmed

Mon, Sep 20 2021

What worked and what didn’t in our handling of the pandemic

Covid-19 cases in southeast China more...

Delta surges in southeast China

World

Tue, Sep 14 2021

New local Covid infections, including the Delta variant,  more than doubled in China's southeastern...

ED: Listen to the science, not conspiracy...

ED: Listen to the science, not conspiracy...

Editorial

Sun, Sep 12 2021

Vaccination drastically reduces the chances of death

CDC says unvaccinated people are 11...

Unvaccinated are 11 times more likely...

North America

Sat, Sep 11 2021

As the Delta variant surged in early summer, those who were unvaccinated were 4.5 times more likely than...

US may authorize Pfizer Covid shot for...

US may authorize Pfizer shot for kids...

North America

Sat, Sep 11 2021

Decision eagerly anticipated by thousands of parents whose children started school in recent weeks amid...

Study: Delta variant poses twice the...

Study: Delta variant poses twice the...

Coronavirus

Sat, Aug 28 2021

The study was based on cases between March and May during the early stages of Britain's Covid-19...

Sydney records deadliest day of Covid-19...

Sydney records deadliest day of...

Oceania

Mon, Aug 16 2021

The ongoing Covid outbreak, sluggish vaccine rollout has fuelled pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison,...

Delta beats variant rivals as it remains...

Delta beats variant rivals to stay...

North America

Fri, Aug 13 2021

A more contagious virus means the vaccination target has to be much higher, perhaps in the range of...

Oxford vaccine chief: Herd immunity...

'Herd immunity is not a possibility...

World

Fri, Aug 13 2021

"We know very clearly with coronavirus that this current variant, the Delta variant, will still...

OP-ED: Here comes the third wave

OP-ED: Here comes the third wave

Vivek Menezes

Fri, Aug 13 2021

India is staggering through one of the worst years in memory, and there seems to be no silver

Top health official: US failing n...

Top health official: US failing on...

North America

Mon, Aug 9 2021

Covid deaths are up by 89% over the past two weeks in the US

Covid-19: Mass vaccination drive begins...

Mass Covid vaccination drive

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 7 2021

Those above 25 years of age are being vaccinated, but the elderly, women and physically challenged people...

Covid-19: Cases reach 86,721 with 1,384...

Rajshahi Covid cases top 86,500

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 5 2021

More 686 test positive in 24 hours  

US virus cases hit six-month high at...

US virus cases hit six-month high

World

Thu, Aug 5 2021

In the coming weeks, cases could double to 200,000 per day due to the highly contagious Delta variant...

Delta variant now reported in 135...

Delta variant spread to 135...

World

Thu, Aug 5 2021

The cases of Alpha variant have been reported in 182 countries, territories or areas while the Beta and...

WHO wants Covid-19 vaccine boosters...

Call to halt Covid-19 vaccine...

World

Thu, Aug 5 2021

The call for a moratorium is the strongest statement yet from the UN agency at a time when countries...

ED: Ramping up our vaccination...

ED: Ramping up our vaccination...

Editorial

Wed, Aug 4 2021

It is still encouraging to see that Bangladesh appears to have left behind its vaccine shortage

US President Biden urges new eviction...

Biden urges new eviction pause as Delta...

North America

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The president also called on state and local authorities ‘to extend or put in place evictions moratoria...

OP-ED: The next wave cometh

OP-ED: The next wave cometh

Sumit Basu

Tue, Aug 3 2021

A future wave of Covid-19 is a matter of when, not if

WHO urges action to suppress Covid before...

WHO wary of potential deadlier Covid...

World

Sat, Jul 31 2021

The UN health consistently calls for vaccines to be distributed evenly around the world and brands the...

Global Covid caseload hits 197...

Global Covid cases cross 197...

World

Sat, Jul 31 2021

Vaccination rates across the world continue to lag largely for short supply of vaccine jabs and widespread...