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WHO experts back second Covid booster for most at risk

Geneva: Countries should consider giving a second Covid-19 vaccine booster to the elderly, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, as per World Health Organization (WHO) experts. Most Covid-19 vaccines consist of a primary series of two doses, with a first booster administered some four […]...Read More

SEHA opens Al Wagan drive-through testing centre in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the opening of a new drive-through testing centre at Al Wagan Hospital, part of Tawam Hospital.  Located within Al Wagan hospital, the centre will provide a convenient and easily accessible alternative to those in need of testing and provide accurate […]...Read More

COVID19 cases cross the 1 million mark in UAE with the region ready for future emergencies

Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frontline Heroes Office, said the public commitment has enabled the UAE leadership to deliver on its pandemic management strategy by following testing protocols, practising social distancing and mask-wearing, quarantining when required and committing to getting both vaccines and boosters. […]...Read More

N95 mask developed using 3D printing technology

New Delhi: Scientists have developed a reusable, recyclable, washable, odourless, non-allergic and anti-microbial N95 mask employing 3D printing technology. The four-layer mask whose outer layer is made up of silicon has a shelf life of more than five years depending upon the use, said the Ministry of Science and Technology. A four-layer filtration mechanism has […]...Read More

Al Hosn green pass validity period reduced to 14 days

ABU DHABI: Dr. Taher Al Ameri, Official Spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) announced an update to the green pass system on the Al Hosn app, reducing its validity period from 30 days to 14 days. The update will be applied to all categories from Wednesday, 15th June 2022, except […]...Read More

NCEMA announces updated travel procedures for Emirati citizens

ABU DHABI: The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) and the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security (ICP) have announced updates to the procedures for entering the country via various borders, which came into force on April 29, 2022. The updates will enable Emirati citizens to enter the UAE using […]...Read More

DP World awarded global vaccine logistics in Washington DC

DUBAI: DP World has received the “Best Logistics Technology & Cold Chain Delivery” award at this year’s Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards, held in Washington DC. The award recognised DP World’s work over the last two years to address challenges in vaccine delivery and supply chain bottlenecks. For the past 21 years, the World Vaccine Congress […]...Read More