October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Bangladesh needs to be self-sufficient in vaccine supply: Dr Firdausi

Bangladesh needs to attain self-sufficiency in vaccine supply as soon as possible to combat Covid-19 and any future public health emergencies, Ramon Magsaysay Award winner scientist Dr Firdausi...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Russia reports new death record as Covid-19 surge continues

Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and Covid-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of nonworking days aimed at stemming the sharp surge in cases.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

9 Covid-19 deaths, 278 cases recorded in 24 hours

Nine people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine effective for young kids: US FDA

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

4 more Covid deaths, 232 new cases recorded

Covid-19 claimed four more lives and infected another 232 people in Bangladesh in 24 hours till yesterday morning.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Trial in Children: Pfizer jab shows 90.7pc efficacy

The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine showed 90.7% efficacy against the coronavirus in a clinical trial of children 5 to 11 years old, the US drugmaker said yesterday.

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Pfizer says Covid vaccines over 90% effective in children aged 5-11

Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S....

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

4 Covid-19 deaths recorded, positivity rate now 1.36%

Four people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021

Pfizer’s Covid-19 booster shot showed high efficacy in large study

A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and German partner BioNTech SE (22UAy.DE) restored efficacy to 95.6% against the virus, including the Delta variant, data...

October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021

10 Covid-19 deaths recorded, current positivity rate 1.51%

Ten people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).