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COVID-19 Deaths Triggered By Common Gene In South Asian Population, Latest Study Finds

Scientists have discovered a gene that doubles the risk of respiratory failure and Covid-related death, which could explain why people of South Asian descent are more susceptible to the disease, according to a study published in the journal Genetics of nature. The gene, which affects how the lungs respond to infection, is the main genetic […]

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Population boom in unstable Sahel could lead to wave of migration to Europe, report warns

On the one hand, more people mean more brilliant ideas. This means more university graduates, doctors, engineers, business people and farmers. But researchers at the Atlantic Council fear that the rate at which the population is increasing means that the Western Sahel is missing out on the so-called demographic dividend. The demographic dividend is a […]

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REHAB: building height restrictions to control population density are impractical

Rajuk prepared a new 20-year DAP for 2016-2035, as the previous DAP, which covered 1,528 square kilometers of the metropolitan city of Dhaka, expired in 2015. MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Apartment prices will increase with RAJUK regulations, according to real estate association The proposed 2016-35 Detailed Area Plan (DAP) that the government will soon approve will […]

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RSS calls for a population policy to celebrate 75 years of independence

Dharwad, October 30 (UNI) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabole said on Saturday that there should be a population policy in the country, and that it should be equally applicable to all strata of society. Speaking at a press conference on the last day of the three-day meeting of the Sangh’s All-India Executive Council […]

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Almost a quarter of the population of Bangladesh received the first vaccine against Covid

FILE PHOTO: University of Dhaka student shows Covid-19 vaccination card after receiving first dose of Sinopharm vaccine at a temporary vaccination center at the university on Monday, October 4, 2021 Dhaka Tribune More than 20 million people fully vaccinated, according to official data Bangladesh has vaccinated nearly 25% of its population with at least the […]

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China says 76% of the population received full doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Some 1.068 billion people have now been vaccinated with the required doses, out of a population of 1.412 billion, Mi said at a press briefing. The country administered 2.245 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday, according to official data. China is giving boosters to adults whose last dose was at least six months old, […]

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Movement sounds alarm over swelling non-tribal population in Rajabala

TURA, October 22: The AHAM, the central executive body (CEB), while expressing its concern at the radical change in non-tribal demographics and the possible presence of double voters in the district of Rajabala, urged the authorities concerned as well as the government to put in place a mechanism to control the influx of foreigners into […]

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Marginalized population faces harassment in using government services: TIB

Marginalized people in the country face discriminatory attitudes in many cases when seeking government services and benefits, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today in a study. The study titled “Access of Marginalized Communities to Public Services: An Assessment of Accountability Mechanisms,” published in a webinar today, said the negative mentality of local public officials and […]

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India is home to half of the world’s population vulnerable to deadly heat, new study finds

17 of the 50 cities most affected by heat stress are in India. | Photo credit: iStock images Highlights Researchers have found that more than half of the people on Earth facing life-threatening heat stress from climate change live in India. City dwellers in the world’s second most populous country have been the hardest hit […]