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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

“Khalifa bin Salman Award for Bahraini Doctor” winners announced

The Court of HRH the Prime Minister today announced the winners of the first edition of the $ 200,000-worth “Khalifa bin Salman...

Flu shot for Kuwaitis only, says Ministry of Health

Kuwait’s health ministry has announced that flu vaccinations for this winter season will only be provided to Kuwaiti nationals due to the...

Bahrain: 10 Great Gyms and Fitness Centers

When it comes to working out, Bahrain delivers. But with so many gyms out there, how do you know which one is the...

Bahrain: Medical face mask factory licensed by NHRA

The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) has licensed the first factory to produce medical face masks in Bahrain, as part of the...

Pfizer plans to seek authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in November

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer expects to file for emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine in late November, around two weeks after...

Bahrain: Restaurants, cafes shut down for violating health precautions

Bahraini authorities have closed a number of restaurants and cafes for violating rules in place to control the spread of the coronavirus, police said.The...

COVID-19: Risk of catching coronavirus through the eye is low

The risk that you might catch the coronavirus through your eyes is low - although not non-existent - according to ophthalmologists, addressing...

COVID-19: Study shows that virus can survive on surfaces for 28...

The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can survive on surfaces such as mobile phones and bank machines for up to 28 days, new...

Oman: Cancer more prevalent among women, says MOH report

Out of the 2000 cancer cases reported in Oman, 53 per cent of them were females, the last report issued by the...

GCC bans 205,000 foreigners for failing medical fitness tests – Report

The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries last year banned 205,000 foreigners from entering their territories after they failed medical fitness...

WHO: Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by year-end

A vaccine against Covid-19 may be ready by the year-end, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, without...

CDC: COVID-19 can spread in poorly ventilated, enclosed spaces

In its latest update, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that COVID-19 transmission can occur in poorly...

New global lab network will compare COVID-19 vaccines

A major non-profit health emergencies group has set up a global laboratory network to assess data from potential COVID-19 vaccines, allowing scientists...

Vaccine will not end the pandemic on its own, experts warn

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine will not, on its own, end the coronavirus threat, experts have warned. As a result, other...

Over 3000 babies infected with COVID-19 in Oman

Over 3,000 babies under the age of four have been infected from COVID-19 in the Sultanate. According to the...

World’s fattest man defeats COVID-19 despite chronic disease

Mexican citizen, Juan Pedro Franco, ranked in 2017 the fattest man in the world in the Guinness Book, has recovered from his...

UAE: Covid-19 safety rules for Dubai eateries updated

Dubai Municipality on Thursday amended the protocol and guidelines in Circular 45 for food establishments in a manner that ensures everyone's safety...

Bahrain: 87% of public school staff complete COVID-19 testing

87% of government school staff have completed COVID-19 testing so far, of which 1% has tested positive.The Ministry...

Study says having flu doubles risk of COVID-19 death

Infection with flu and coronavirus at the same time more than doubles a person’s risk of dying than if he or she...

Oman to prioritise frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine

Healthcare workers, police, and military personnel in Oman will be the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine, local media reported.
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