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Don’t be misled by lower figures of Covid-19 cases

Bangladesh on Saturday reported 2,686 new Covid-19 cases as against 2,949 cases reported on Friday, a drop by 263 cases just in a day. Ordinarily, this would look like an improvement in the coronavirus situation in the country. But when one looks at the other figures of the numbers of samples tested on the two days one gets the actual ... Read More »

Virus cases 2686 as tests down13,000 to 11,000; deaths 30

Dhaka, July 11- Bangladesh on Saturday registered 2,686 more new cases of the novel coronavirus amid a sharp fall in the last 24 hours as tests were down to 11,000 from 13,000, raising the national tally to 181,129. The country also witnessed fewer deaths than Friday’s as it recorded 30 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Read More »

Mask Matters!

M ZAHIDUL HAQUE AMONG the various strategies so far invented and recommended to beat corona– wearing of a face mask is the number one! Masks help in blocking particle droplets, splashes and other tiny particles containing germ to enter the body through mouth and nose. If we cover our face by a mask, the risk for transmission of coronavirus decreases ... Read More »

The Quiet Survivors of a Global Pandemic

By Saima W. Hossain DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jul 8 2020 (IPS) – The issue of women’s rights, feminism and gender is complex and ongoing in most countries including Bangladesh. When I was asked to write about the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls, I found myself drawn towards writing about women’s situation in general as that automatically impacts COVID-19 response ... Read More »

Courtesy of Corona

M ZAHIDUL HAQUE BY the courtesy of Corona, drastic changes have taken place in occupational, societal and human relations disciplines. COVID-19 pandemic has changed human behaviour and the pattern of human interaction. Social and organizational communications are getting more and more dependent on virtual working. Read More »