Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Health

No monkeypox cases detected in country: BSMMU

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) vice-chancellor Prof Md Sharfuddin Ahmed has said no monkeypox cases have been detected in Bangladesh so far. He said, “We have taken all necessary preparations to provide treatment for Monkeypox virus, although we have not yet

Bangladesh reports 34 Covid cases, no death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (May 23) reported zero death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,130 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

India reports 1,675 COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 1675 fresh Covid cases and 31 deaths in the last 24 hours, stated the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. With this, India’s active caseload now stands at 14,841 with active cases now constituting 0.03% of the country’s total positive

Pfizer Covid vaccine for under-fives effective with 3 doses

Three doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for the youngest children were 80 percent effective against the omicron variant of the coronavirus, according to early data the company released Monday. The long-awaited findings bring the vaccine one step closer to a reality for

Bangladesh reports 31 Covid cases, 2 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (May 23) reported two deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data now showed a total of 29,130 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of

Dengue: 15 hospitalised in last 24 hours

The country reported 15 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Monday morning (May 23), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, 14 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, one dengue patient

India reports 2,022 New COVID-19 cases, 46 deaths

With 2,022 new Covid-19 infections being reported in the last 24 hours, India's total tally of cases rose to 4,31,38,393, according to Union health ministry data updated on Monday (May 23).  The active caseload stands at 14,832.  India recorded 46 new deaths in the

Dengue: 27 hospitalised in Dhaka in last 24 hours

The country reported 27 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Thursday morning (May 19), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, the six new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, no dengue

Bangladesh reports 29 Covid cases in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (May 22) reported no deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,127 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

2,226 fresh COVID-19 cases, 65 more deaths in India

India logged 2,226 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,36,371, while the active cases dipped to 14,955, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The death count climbed to 5,24,413 with 65 fresh fatalities, the data updated

Monkeypox Virus: Government puts all ports on alert

Amid rising cases of monkeypox in several countries, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has issued warnings at every port in the country to prevent the spread of the new virus. Monkeypox Virus: Government puts all ports on alert DGHS sources said that the officers of

COVID-19: Bangladesh reports one death, 16 new cases 

Bangladesh on Saturday (May 21) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total deaths to 29,128.  Besides, 16 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 19,

India records 2,323 COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths in 24-hr

India recorded 2,323 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 4,31,34,145.  According to the Union Health Ministry, the active cases dipped to 14,996 today. India also reported 25 new Covid-related fatalities, bringing the total number of

North Korea: Fighting Covid with traditional medicine

North Korea is grappling with the spread of Covid in an unvaccinated population, without access to effective anti-viral drugs. In early 2020, the country sealed its borders to try to insulate itself from the pandemic. Its leadership has so far rejected outside medical support.

Bangladesh reports 50 Covid cases in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Friday (May 20) reported no deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,127 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Monkeypox cases investigated in Europe, US, Canada and Australia

Cases of Monkeypox are being investigated in European countries as well as the US, Canada and Australia, according to health authorities and local media reports. The latest new cases were reported in France, Italy, Sweden and Australia. It follows the confirmation of cases in the

Bangladesh reports 35 Covid cases in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (May 19) reported no deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,127 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Dengue: 28 hospitalised in Dhaka in last 24 hours

The country reported 28 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Thursday morning (May 19), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In the 24 hours, the five new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, no dengue

India reports 2,364 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in 24-hr

India added 2,364 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,29,563, while the active cases declined to 15,419, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday (May 19). The death toll climbed to 5,24,303 with 10 fresh fatalities, the

US FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for children ages 5 to 11

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Pfizer requested this EUA at the end of April, citing