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Govt likely to allow private companies to import, distribute Covid-19 vaccines

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The first consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, produced by Serum Institute of India (SII), will reach Dhaka on January 25 or 26, health minister Zahid Maleque said this afternoon. Meanwhile, the government is likely to allow private companies to import and distribute Covid-19 vaccines, he said in a briefing at his office at the Secretariat,…
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Can you learn to breathe better?

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It is an involuntary action, but you can still get better at breathing. When you breathe at a balanced tempo, you maintain healthy levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in your blood. Breathe through your nose: Tiny hairs and mucus, otherwise known as snot, inside your nose help catch and filter out dust that could…
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Why playing arena hockey can be risky during the pandemic

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Arena air quality research and a growing understanding of how the virus spreads are helping to explain COVID-19 outbreaks among hockey players.Air quality research and a growing understanding of how COVID-19 spreads are helping to explain why facing off in hockey arenas can be risky during the pandemic. 8:27More than 621,000 Canadians play in organized…
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How the spread of coronavirus variants could completely change the pandemic in Canada 

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More contagious strains of the coronavirus are rapidly spreading around the world, raising concerns that they may already be silently driving spikes in cases in Canada that threaten to overwhelm the healthcare system. Torontonians go about their day on Thursday — the first day under a province-wide stay-at-home-order meant to curb an upward trend in daily…
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Director of UBC's school of public health resigns over holiday travel during pandemic

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Peter Berman has resigned as director of the University of British Columbia's School of Population and Public Health just over a week after admitting to holiday travel during the school's winter break.In a letter posted Friday, Peter Berman said he would resign from his position as director of the University of British Columbia's School of…