Mohammad Al-Masum Molla | The Daily Star
  • Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

    Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

    Multimedia journalist with nearly 10 years’ experience in mainstream media in Bangladesh with a background in investigative journalism and environmental, political and human rights reporting.

  • Govt plans free Covid tests in north

    The government is planning to waive coronavirus testing fee in the northern districts so that more people are tested during the ongoing surge in positivity rates, which are especially high in those regions.
  • Govt moves to procure Sinovac

    After Sinopharm, the government has started the process of procuring coronavirus vaccine from another Chinese company Sinovac to inoculate most of the country’s 163 million population.
  • Indian Covid-19 variant: Community transmission in Bangladesh confirmed

    Government research confirmed community transmission of the Delta variant, popularly known as Indian variant, in the country and it also found one unidentified variant of coronavirus.
  • No response to Bangavax

    Over four months have passed with no response from a government body to a local pharmaceutical company’s application to conduct clinical trials for a home-grown Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Pfizer vaccine roll-out in Dhaka next week

    The government will start administering Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at four vaccination centres in the capital from next week.