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Unilabs, has created a PCR test to identify Delta variant

GENEVA – Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, has created a new PCR test that can specifically identify the new, more infectious Delta variant, and is working with health authorities to optimise public health measures accordingly. “With the Delta variant spreading fast, and well on its way to becoming the dominant strain of Covid-19 […]...Read More

COVID19: Its impact on consumer’s behaviors & preferences

Consumers’ preferences & behaviors: Consumer preferences and buying behaviors keep evolving and the current pandemic had a big role in accelerating this change across the sector whether it is travel, non-food retail, leisure, movies & F&B, etc. All sectors have been impacted and there is no sector which is insulated from the aftermath of covid19. […]...Read More

UAE’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic story of strength, fortitude, endurance:

DUBAI – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, said that the COVID-19 pandemic summoned extraordinary resilience across the world despite having caused unprecedented disruptions to people’s lives. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed’s remarks came in the foreword of the Emirates Group’s Annual Report – 2020-2021 where […]...Read More

Indian cities unlocking after declining COVID-19 infections

NEW DELHI, 6th June 2021: With COVID-19 infections coming down to the lowest level country-wide in nearly two months to 120,529 new cases during the last 24 hours, India’s major cities today announced significant relaxations in lockdowns in New Delhi and Mumbai. Government and private offices will be allowed to reopen with 50 percent attendance […]...Read More

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 125 million

LONDON – More than 125.1 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and around 2,875,357 million have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. European Union leaders met […]...Read More

UAE announces 1,717 new COVID-19 cases, 1,960 recoveries, 5 deaths

ABU DHABI, 21st March 2021 – The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 237,479 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. ‏In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of […]...Read More

Indian PM Modi warns states of second COVID-19 peak

New Delhi, 17th March, 2021 – With the number of COVID-19 infections rising in some states recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with all state Chief Ministers via video conference. He called for “quick and decisive steps” to prevent a second peak of the pandemic from emerging nationwide. More than 96 percent of […]...Read More

MENA is among the fastest-growing regions in renewable energy- TRENDS

“With 12.6% growth, MENA is among the fastest-growing regions in renewable energy. However, its total capacity stands at 23 GW, which is only 1 percent of global production.” ABU DHABI, March 17 – The alternative concept of the circular economy, supporting technology to become commercially feasible, and the complexity surrounding energy transition were some of […]...Read More

Two sports establishments to shut, 6 fined for flouting COVID-19

DUBAI – Inspection teams from the Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy, along with Dubai Municipality, served closure orders on two sports establishments and fined six others over the weekend for their failure to adhere to COVID-19 precautionary measures and guidelines. The sports establishments were fined for their failure to maintain the mandatory safe distance […]...Read More