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Covid-19 cases on sharp rise in Dhaka; 2 more die in a day

Dhaka, April 4 – In a sharp rise 9 more new COVID-19 positive cases were detected in Bangladesh during in 24 hours ending on Saturday morning , according to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR). Two more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients died in the country overnight raising the death toll to eight, IEDCR sources said. Read More »

Socio-economic effects of coronavirus: UN Report

By Samira Sadeque UNITED NATIONS, Apr 3 2020 (IPS) – As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, concerns are simultaneously growing about the current and long-term effects this will have on certain demographics — specifically, women, the youth, migrant workers, and many employees around the world. Read More »

Coronavirus proves need for free healthcare for all– now

By Winnie Byanyima GENEVA, Apr 2 2020 (IPS) – The multi-layered crisis of the Coronavirus epidemic has been a dramatic shock to everyone. But, to communities affected by HIV and AIDS, the crisis has not only brought a further shock to already vulnerable people, it has brought other reactions too – a troubling sense of déjà vu, and a passionate, ... Read More »