22 JUNE 2021

Today, scientists at icddr,b have virtually disseminated the findings of a recently completed study that evaluated the extent of spread of SARS-CoV-2 in individuals residing in the slum and non-slum communities in Dhaka and Chattogram. The study also analysed different factors associated with seropositivity, having the presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in blood serum.

09 MAY 2021

Professor James Phillips, has received the 2021 Robert J. Lapham Award from the Population Association of America in recognition of his prolific career investing in building health systems research and policy development in Asia and Africa.

04 MAY 2021

The onslaught of the novel coronavirus in late 2019 has affected every part of the world. COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, is associated with symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath and pneumonia which may ultimately lead to death.

07 APRIL 2021

icddr,b initiated a SARS-CoV-2 variant surveillance in December 2020. The findings warrant continuous monitoring of genetic variations of SARS?CoV?2, which is crucial for vaccine effectiveness and patients management.

05 APRIL 2021

IEDCR and icddr,b conducted a study to investigate the suitability of saliva over the nasopharyngeal swab of suspected COVID-19 patients for detection of SARS-CoV-2.