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As India surges, Bangladesh lacks jabs, faces virus variants

India’s surge in coronavirus cases is having a dangerous effect on neighboring Bangladesh By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press May 9, 2021, 2:18 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DHAKA, Bangladesh — India’s surge in coronavirus cases is having a dangerous effect on neighboring Bangladesh, with health experts warning of… Read More »

One shot of vaccine leaves people vulnerable to new Covid variants warns new study

The situation in India is at crisis point, with hospitals across the country overwhelmed with admissions and oxygen supplies scarce. The rapid escalation is thought to be driven by two coronavirus variants spreading rampantly in the country – the B117 variant first detected in the UK and the new B1617 variant, first detected in India.… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »