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  • Treating Covid-19 Patients: Expand scope for plasma therapy

    Medical experts have urged the government to undertake a national programme to expand the scope of convalescent plasma therapy for treating Covid-19 patients as the method has been gaining traction for its effectiveness.
  • Libya

    Killing of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya: Dhaka for quick probe, punishment of killers

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said the government demanded the Libyan authorities quickly investigate and punish those who killed 26 Bangladeshis and four Africans in a “revenge attack”.
  • ‘Donate plasma to save lives’

    Plasma therapy unit working to apply the life-saving treatment to novel coronavirus is seeking plasma from Covid-19 survivors as it sees high demand for the therapy amid rise in the infection every day.
  • Economic Crisis in Lebanon

    Lebanon job market nearly wiped out

    Bangladesh is likely to lose its labour market almost entirely in Lebanon, which is home to some 1.6 lakh Bangladeshis, as the Middle Eastern country has been fraught with various economic and political adversities coupled by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Cyclone Amphan

    Cyclone Amphan in Bay: Big challenge is to manage evacuation

    Amphan, the cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal on Saturday, may lash the coastal districts in three days, upending social distancing and hygiene practices needed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.