August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

WHO says C.1.2. Covid-19 variant does not seem to be spreading

A new coronavirus variant that was first detected in South Africa in May does not appear to be spreading, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, adding it was monitoring the variant as the...

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Covid-19 transmission rate must be brought below 5%: DGHS

The rate of decreasing Covid-19 infections and deaths is not yet a matter of relief and efforts must be made to bring the transmission rate down, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)...

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

For first time since July, China reports no new local COVID-19 cases

China reported no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Monday for the first time since July, a sign the current outbreak may be waning amid Beijing's 'zero-tolerance' stance...

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Explainer: Beyond Delta, scientists are watching new coronavirus variants

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants - a naming system used by the World Health Organization to track concerning new mutations of the virus that...

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Early signs Covid-19 vaccines may not stop Delta transmission, England says

There are early signs that people who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to transmit the Delta variant of the virus as easily as those who have not, scientists at Public Health...

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Fully vaccinated people who get Covid-19 breakthrough infection can transmit virus: CDC

Fully vaccinated people who get a Covid-19 breakthrough infection can transmit the virus, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr Rochelle Walensky said yesterday according to CNN.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

98% Covid patients infected with delta variant: BSMMU

Around 98 percent Covid patients of the country have been infected with the highly transmissible Delta variant, according to a report of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Doctors study whether Delta Covid-19 variant makes patients sicker

With a new wave of Covid-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant striking countries worldwide, disease experts are scrambling to learn whether the latest version of coronavirus is making people -...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Fauci says he expects no new U.S. lockdowns despite surging Delta cases

President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday he does not expect the United States will return to lockdowns, despite the growing risks of COVID-19 infections...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record COVID infections

The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant of the disease.