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Experts warn UK Covid variant could...

Experts warn UK Covid variant could...

Europe

Thu, Feb 11 2021

The vaccines in use now were made to withstand earlier versions of the coronavirus, but scientists feel...

PM: Collected vaccine well ahead of...

PM: Collected vaccine well ahead of...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Sheikh Hasina urges people who are getting vaccinated to follow health guidelines

WHO says don't dismiss AstraZeneca shot...

WHO: Don't dismiss AstraZeneca shot...

World

Tue, Feb 9 2021

South Africa has 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses, which will expire in April

75% fatality rate in China: Nipah virus...

Nipah virus could be next pandemic

World

Sun, Jan 31 2021

‘Nipah virus is another emerging infectious disease that causes great concern’

WHO team visits Wuhan market where first...

WHO team visits Wuhan market

Coronavirus

Sun, Jan 31 2021

Public access to the sprawling Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market has been restricted since it was shut...

WHO urges nations to prioritize inoculation,...

WHO: Prioritize inoculation, share excess...

World

Sat, Jan 30 2021

WHO has expressed concern over new European Union (EU) measures to control export of Covid-19...

Bangladesh seeks vaccines for developing...

Bangladesh seeks vaccines under...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jan 29 2021

WHO DG writes PM Hasina, lauds her leadership

OP-ED: Nowhere to hide

OP-ED: Nowhere to hide

The Conversation UK

Fri, Jan 22 2021

Bangladesh is among the countries where indoor air pollution is a major problem

WHO calls for equitable access to Covid-19...

WHO calls for equitable access to Covid-19...

World

Sat, Jan 16 2021

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges countries to work together to end the pandemic and...

WHO tackles new strains as China logs...

China logs first Covid-19 death in 8...

East Asia

Thu, Jan 14 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee session comes with their colleagues seeking the...

WHO tells rich countries: Stop cutting...

WHO tells rich countries: Stop cutting...

World

Sat, Jan 9 2021

WHO officials also urged vaccine manufacturers to provide it with data in real-time in order to expedite...

WHO grants emergency validation to Pfizer-BioNTech...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine gets WHO's...

World

Fri, Jan 1 2021

WHO said its emergency use listing opens the way for regulators in different countries to approve the...

OP-ED: Political leadership in the time...

OP-ED: Political leadership in the time...

Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Wed, Dec 23 2020

What leaders do now will be subject to scrutiny, to their graves and beyond

WHO Europe urges stronger action to...

WHO Europe urges stronger action to...

Europe

Mon, Dec 21 2020

Outside Britain, nine cases of the new strain have been reported in Denmark

Dhaka’s air quality hazardous

Dhaka’s air quality hazardous

Dhaka

Mon, Dec 21 2020

Health experts warn that dirty air during this winter may help coronavirus turn deadlier in terms of...

WHO-led team to visit China to probe...

WHO-led team to visit China to probe...

Coronavirus

Thu, Dec 17 2020

The United States, which has accused China of having hidden the outbreak’s extent, has called for...

WHO: $28bn ACT project needed to end...

WHO: $28bn needed to end pandemic

World

Wed, Dec 16 2020

ACT meeting received welcome news of a $255 million contribution from Canada, but it plans to meet again...

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced...

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 14 2020

The island nation has experienced a surge in cases since October

WHO launches year-long campaign to help...

WHO launches campaign to help 100m people...

World

Tue, Dec 8 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit

Talk to someone now: Kaan Pete Roi

Talk to someone now: Kaan Pete Roi

D2

Sat, Nov 28 2020

An emotional support helpline that works to prevent suicides  

WHO: Poorest must not be trampled in...

Poorest must not be trampled in vaccines...

World

Tue, Nov 24 2020

$4.3 billion was needed immediately to support the mass procurement and delivery of Covid-19 vaccines,...