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Why are COVID deaths spiralling in Bangladesh? Health experts weigh in

Jashore is one of many districts where the community transmission of the Delta variant, originating across the border in India, has caused a sharp upturn in COVID-19 infections and deaths. Pradeepta Chowdhury, a doctor at Keshabpur Health Complex, told bdnews24.com: “The patients who are coming in now have very low oxygen saturation. It is becoming… Read More »

Bangladesh gets first purchased batch of 1m Sinopharm doses from China

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines jet carrying the vaccines touched down at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka after Friday midnight, said Maidul Islam, a health ministry spokesman.      He said 1 million more Siopharm doses will arrive on Saturday morning. Health Minister Zahid Maleque and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen were present at the airport to receive… Read More »