Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers...

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the...

(WATCH) A city shut down: Dhaka before & after coronavirus

"Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, has turned into a ghost town since the COVID-19 outbreak. The city has become almost unrecognisable with roads empty and eerily...

How students and teachers are dealing with online classes

Schools and educational institutions were the first to be closed for coronavirus precautions. The entire academic year has been forced to deal with the rescheduling of exams, including the HSC...

Our preventive measures in the time of Covid-19

The only thing we know for sure about COVID-19 is that we don’t know enough about it yet.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Indian foreign minister says will get clarity on export of Covid-19 vaccines in few weeks

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said today that the government would have greater clarity on the export of Covid-19 vaccines from the country within the next few weeks.

August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020

90 ethnic minority villages in Sylhet free of Coronavirus

Although coronavirus cases have been reported in all areas of Sylhet division in the last five months, no Covid-19 patients have been found in the 90 small indigenous villages. The 40,000 people in...

July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020

[WATCH] One woman’s initiative to feed thousands in Bangladesh

Nafisa Anjum Khan, in a CNG autorickshaw loaded with various foodstuffs and daily essentials, goes about the city looking for those who don’t have food at home.

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

Manobik Haat for the small businesses lost to Covid-19

During the Covid-19 crisis, many of the small traders of Dhaka’s Dwipnagar slum lost their livelihoods. Switch Bangladesh Foundation came forward to help the unfortunate and give them a chance to...

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020

[Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.

June 8, 2020
June 8, 2020

(Watch) Coronavirus claims 3 lives of doctor’s family

The continuous rise of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh has surpassed the 50,000 mark. Yet, instead of taking more cautious measures, some have begun to take a more lax attitude towards the crisis....

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

(Watch) Why won't people maintain social distance?

In many parts of the world, common people are still indifferent to social and physical distancing. At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, in our country, people from urban and rural areas are still...