2h ago| Vaccine

US CDC backs Pfizer-BioNTech Covid booster for 65, older

A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and some...

12h ago| Disease

254 more hospitalised with dengue

At least 254 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday of which 57 are from outside Dhaka.

12h ago| Coronavirus

Covid Test at Hsia: Service to start from tomorrow

The rt-PCR testing facility for outgoing passengers inside Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will be available from tomorrow, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

1d ago| Coronavirus

Third grader gets Covid

A third grader of a government primary school has tested Covid-19 positive in Gopalganj’s Kotalipara upazila.

1d ago| Coronavirus

46 go to the UAE on trial

Around 46 Bangladeshi expatriate workers flew to UAE last night on an experimental basis following Covid-19 tests in a mobile RT-PCR lab within six hours of their flight.

1d ago| Coronavirus

36 more die, 1,376 get Covid

The daily death toll caused by Covid-19 increased as the health directorate reported 36 deaths in the 24 hours preceding 8:00am yesterday.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

US CDC backs Pfizer-BioNTech Covid booster for 65, older

A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and some...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Half a crore Covid shots arrive

Fifty lakh more doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine reached Dhaka from China early yesterday.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Covid Test at Hsia: Service to start from tomorrow

The rt-PCR testing facility for outgoing passengers inside Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will be available from tomorrow, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

254 more hospitalised with dengue

At least 254 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday of which 57 are from outside Dhaka.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Novavax applies to WHO for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax Inc and its partner Serum Institute of India have applied to the World Health Organization for an emergency use listing of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, the company said on Thursday.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Mia Seppo lauds Bangladesh’s Covid-19 control

UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo has appreciated the joint efforts in testing, tracing and treating patients and thus keeping the pandemic under control in Bangladesh.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

254 dengue patients hospitalised in a day

At least 254 patients were hospitalised in 24 hours preceding 8:00am today of whom 57 are from outside Dhaka.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Covid-19: 24 dead, 1,144 new cases in 24 hours

Twenty-four people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

50 lakh Sinopharm vaccine doses reach Dhaka

Fifty lakh more doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine have reached Dhaka from China early today.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

US authorises Pfizer Covid-19 booster shot for older Americans

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for those 65 and older and some high-risk Americans, paving the way for a quick...