Bangladesh real-time news

Ethnic minorities 'face greater barriers' to protect themselves from coronavirus, research finds (source — 05/08/2020 14:46:22

The survey, by race equality think-thank The Runnymede Trust, found that Bangladeshi and black African people were most vulnerable to catching Covid-19.

Chinese firm applies for coronavirus vaccine trial in Bangladesh (source — 05/08/2020 12:24:15

The vaccine will be first administered to health workers aged 18-59.

Malaysia arrests Bangladeshi migrant who criticised government on TV (source — 25/07/2020 18:05:22

The Bangladeshi man criticised the treatment of undocumented workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mass exodus from Dhaka as the economic impact of Covid-19 forces Bangladeshis to flee cities (source — 22/07/2020 14:20:56

'Medical Racism' Could Be Putting South Asian People At Greater Risk Of Coronavirus, Say Doctors (source — 20/07/2020 08:00:08

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Discrimination within the UK’s healthcare system could be one of the reasons s...

World Health Organisation Reports Largest Ever Single-Day Increase In Covid-19 Cases (source — 19/07/2020 11:05:08

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Global cases of Covid-19 rocketed on Saturday with a record increase of more than 260,000, the...

Protests predicted to surge globally as Covid-19 drives unrest (source — 17/07/2020 09:15:07

New analysis finds economic shock of pandemic coupled with existing grievances makes widespread public uprisings ‘inevitable’The economic impact of coronavirus is a “tinderbox” that will drive civil u...

AP Top Stories July 16 P (source — 17/07/2020 00:41:05

Here's the latest for Thursday, July 16th: U.S. labor department reports another 1.3 million jobless claims; Spain pays tribute to victims lost to COVID-19 and frontline workers; Heavy floods in Bangl...

Coronavirus live news: Israel faces prospect of new lockdown; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat (source — 16/07/2020 13:25:43

Israel reports new daily record of cases; if Tokyo Games don’t go ahead, Beijing 2022 also likely to be cancelled; Fauci says US could make end-of-year target; Bolsonaro tests positive againGlobal rep...

Hospital owner 'scammed patients out of $500,000 using fake COVID-19 tests (source — 16/07/2020 13:00:24

A hospital owner in Bangladesh was arrested yesterday on charges of fraud, after allegedly issuing thousands of fake COVID-19 test results to deceive patients out of an estimated $500,000.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death