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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Eye specialist dies with virus symptom in Ctg hospital

currentnews Eye specialist Dr Shahidul Anwar has died with COVID-19 symptom in Chattogram Medical College Hospital. He breathed his last on Wednesday night at the hospital where he had been undergoing treatment More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Eye specialist Dr Yunus Ali Khan of Shahjadpur dies in Dhaka

currentnews Shahjadpur Upazila Awami League vice-president, noted opthalmologist and Bangabandhu Parishad Shajadpur Upazila Chapter president Dr Yunus Ali Khan died at about 10:45am at Impulse Hospital in Dhaka More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Late fall may be best time of year to try to conceive

currentnews First-of-its-kind study accounts for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, finding couples conceive quicker in late fall and early winter, especially in southern states. In the US, More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

MIS-C disease: First two cases successfully treated in BD

currentnews The first two cases of a rare disease affecting children, called Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children (MIS-C) that may be linked with Covid-19, have been successfully treated in Bangladesh, More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

‘Bangladesh to be given priority to get vaccine from China’

currentnews Health Minister Zahid Maleque has informed that Bangladesh would be given priority to receive  vaccine from China if that country develops any drug for coronavirus. “Chinese researchers have More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

CMCH ex-ENT professor dies of coronavirus

currentnews Dr Lalit Kumar Dutta, a retired professor of the ENT dept of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) died of coronavirus infection on Sunday night. The 77-year old physician died at the intensive More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases exceed 8.9mn: JHU

currentnews The confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 8.9 million globally till Monday morning, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). So far, 467,636 fatalities have been reported More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Gono Forum MP Mokabbir tests Covid-19 positive

currentnews Gono Forum MP Mokabbir Khan, who was admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka on Monday with breathing problems, has tested positive for coronavirus. He is now receiving treatment at More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Digital Health launches free ‘Corona Insurance’

currentnews Digital Health (DH) on Tuesday launched a new insurance policy to cover coronavirus related expenses of 100,000 individuals. DH, previously known as Telenor Health, is a Grameen social business. It has More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Bangladesh reports 7 more deaths, cases cross 1000

currentnews The number of deadly coronavirus cases reached at 1,012 as 209 have tested positive in last 24 hours. This is the highest number of infected cases in a single day. Meanwhile, the toll from the virus More...

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