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IEDCR urges people to call them while feel urgency

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Staff Reporter: Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Wednesday urged people to call 01944333222 and 10655 for any suspected cases of coronavirus.
Professor Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora, the Director of IEDCR, announced it at a press briefing through video conference from her office in Dhaka.
The Director again informed people about the email address opened by the IEDCR.
The email address is: iedcrcovid19@gmail.com
People can also call 16263 for any health-related issues, Dr. Sabrina said.
She came up with the information as there is an allegation that the other hotline numbers were not operating properly.
The other hotline numbers of the IEDCR are :01401184551, 01401184554, 01401184555, 01401184556, 01401184559, 01401184560, 01401184563, 01401184568, 01927711784, 01927711785, 01937000011, 01937110011.

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