Wasim Bin Habib | The Daily Star
  • Wasim Bin Habib

  • News Analysis: Have we learnt any lesson?

    The government’s decision to increase ICU beds in 10 public hospitals in Dhaka to treat a rising number of critical Covid-19 patients is certainly a step towards the right direction.
  • ‘Lockdown’ exists only on paper

    The ongoing restrictions to curb the Covid-19 surge across the country are showing signs of failure everywhere.
  • News Analysis: Slow response brings us here

    In the first week of last month when the country started seeing a resurgence of Covid-19 infections, healthcare experts sounded alarm, urging the government to take immediate measures to rein in the surge before it goes out of control.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination: Effective also in economic terms

    An intense and sustained vaccination campaign can play a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s future economic benefits up to more than 10 percent of its current GDP, according to a new report of the World Bank.
  • News Analysis: Are we doing our part?

    The record of daily cases of Covid-19 got shattered yesterday and deaths from the deadly virus have been climbing every day. Hospitalisation is soaring as well. But the situation on the streets hardly gives any indication of how dangerous things have become.