8000 Covid-19 deaths: Bangladesh defies experts' forecast

File photo of a Covid-19 victim given a burial in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune One death for every 66 Covid-19 cases in the country Bangladesh has defied experts’ forecast by crossing 8,000 Covid-19 deaths after 312 days – much slower than several other countries around the world.Health e...


Mustafa Kamal wishes he were the first to take coronavirus vaccine

“Yes I will. I would receive the first shot if possible. I need the vaccine as I have grown old,” Kamal said on Thursday when a reporter asked if he would take the vaccine. The 73-year old had caught dengue fever about two years ago. He has visited Singapore recently for a health check-up. The go...