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Lancet expects COVID-19 vaccine studies to yield quicker results

One of world’s oldest medical journals The Lancet today expected quicker success of COVID-19 vaccine studies unlike experiences about other inoculates as the globe now witnesses a race among drug Read More

Bangladesh reports 22 more COVID-19 deaths, 1541 fresh cases

Bangladesh today reported 22 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a daily count, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 544. “The caseload has also surged to Read More

Chinese president phones PM, offers sending expert team to fight COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping today called Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and proposed sending an expert team to help Bangladesh combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “The Chinese president phoned the Read More

WHO to kick off international meet amid US-China tensions

The World Health Organization will on Monday kick off its first ever virtual assembly, but fears abound that US-China tensions could derail the strong action needed to address the COVID-19 Read More

Bangladesh fares better among 66 economies to deal with COVID-19: Economist

The Economist, the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, has placed Bangladesh as the 9th strongest economy in its report on the financial strength of 66 Read More

Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened China with fresh tariffs as he stepped up his attacks on Beijing over the coronavirus crisis, saying he had seen evidence linking a Read More

Virus toll nears 200,000 as UN pushes for global vaccine effort

The global coronavirus death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic. Governments around the world are struggling Read More

Britain’s Johnson spends second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was spending a second night in intensive care battling the coronavirus which has infected more than 55,000 across the country and killed nearly 6,200. “He Read More

Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world soared past one million on Thursday and deaths topped 50,000 as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported Read More

Italy virus deaths hit record as Trump goes on war footing

Italy on Wednesday reported nearly 500 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation, as Donald Trump ordered sweeping new action against the pandemic Read More