Jibon Kheya: Bangladeshi floating hospital treats flood-ravaged community

In late July, volunteers from a Bangladeshi charity started getting calls seeking support from people from the country’s vast coastal region that had been flooded for months during this year’s monsoon. As the floodwaters started receding, the Bidyanondo Foundation quickly decided to hire a tourist boat to provide basic health […]

HIV treatment has no benefit for hospitalised Covid-19 patients: Study

A combination of antiviral drugs usually used to treat HIV has no beneficial effect in patients hospitalised with COVID-19, a peer-reviewed study said on Monday, confirming the initial results of a large-scale randomised trial of the drug. British scientists running the RECOVERY trial at the University of Oxford in June […]