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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Bahrain opens registration for third phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

The Public Health Directorate at the Ministry of Health has announced the opening of volunteering opportunities to take part in the third...

Bahrain warns residents about expired food products

Bahrain’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism has warned residents about macadamia nuts being sold in markets which have had their expiration...

Bahrain to test around 6,000 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trial

The Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Mariam Al Hajri, today announced the initiation of a phase...

Study Shows that Asymptomatic Cases Carry the Same Amount of Virus

People who are infected with the coronavirus carry similar levels of the pathogen in their nose, throat and lungs whether they have...

Bahrain Issues Health Measures to be Followed by Restaurants and Cafes

Bahrain issues the health measures to be observed by restaurants and coffee shops to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Below are the...

Abu Dhabi enrolls more than 10,000 people in COVID-19 vaccine trial

More than 10,000 people from 20 different nationalities have now enrolled for the third phase of the inactivated vaccine trials in Abu...

Study finds that people are more likely to contract COVID-19 at...

South Korean epidemiologists have found that people were more likely to contract the new coronavirus from members of their own households than...

No Certainty of Vaccine Release in 2020, Says Oxford Developer

The University of Oxford’s possible COVID-19 vaccine could be rolled out by the end of the year but there is no certainty,...

First Human Trial of Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promise

AstraZeneca’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials in healthy volunteers, data showed on Monday.

Scientists in the UK Identify 6 Coronavirus Strains

Scientists in the UK claim to have identified six different strains of COVID-19, in a development that could have major implications for...

Russian coronavirus vaccine trials to be held in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is set to play a key role in the development of a Russian COVID-19 vaccine that produced promising results in...

Abu Dhabi begins stage 3 clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Abu Dhabi began phase three of clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, the emirate’s government media office said.

UK, US vaccines show signs of immunity in patients

Two of the world’s most promising studies to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 have said subjects in their trials have shown early...

Bahrain Extends Suspension of Medical Consultation Fees for Expats

The government decided to extend the suspension of the medical consultation fees in the governmental health centers for expatriates.

WHO: Coronavirus Crisis May Get ‘Worse and Worse and Worse’

The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health...

Indoor Airborne Spread of COVID-19 Possible, Says WHO

The World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions — after more...

UAE Launches First Digital Hospital

Mulk Health Care, a UAE-based conglomerate in partnership with Mulk Holdings, launched the first digital hospital of the region on Monday. This...

Hydroxychloroquine Discontinued After Failure to Reduce COVID-19 Death

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV...

Bahrain’s Efforts in Combatting COVID-19 Praised by WHO Director

Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, praised the efforts of the Kingdom of Bahrain in supporting the...

India: First COVID-19 Vaccine Likely to Launch by August 15

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin will likely be launched by August 15 and has...
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