Tags : CoronavirusPandemic

SEHA announces the launch of a specialised centre for children’s

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the launch of the Etihad Heroes Healthcare Centre in Abu Dhabi. The centre will specialise in providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 3 to 16 years, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Department of Health in […]...Read More

Travel to Abu Dhabi with this comprehensive COVID-19 guide

ABU DHABI: As cooler temperatures attract more visitors to Abu Dhabi this winter season, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has released a comprehensive guide for vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors to ensure streamlined and stress-free travel into the UAE capital. When planning a trip to Abu Dhabi, all inbound […]...Read More

People infected with COVID-19 can donate blood after 10 days

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is urging the public to save lives by donating blood. This comes after a reminder to citizens and residents that anyone who has been infected with COVID-19 can safely donate blood 10 days after positive result if asymptomatic, and if symptomatic the person can donate 10 days […]...Read More

Masks make you look more attractive

Masks have been the norm for over two years now, albeit frustrating, it seems like there’s an upside to them. Apart from the obvious benefit of preventing the spread of coronavirus, there’s another reason to adorn yourself with it as a new study has shown they can actually make you look more attractive. As per […]...Read More

Special care package to keep them company in isolation

A Reddit user has shared images of the care package they received from the Japanese government while in isolation, with several people commenting in shock over how much they received.  In several countries, one is just own their own when it comes to isolating with Covid — unless a parent or a helpful neighbour is […]...Read More

WHO seeks $1.96 billion for 2021 Strategic Plan for COVID-19

GENEVA, 19th February 2021– The World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking nearly $2 billion to fund its 2021 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) for COVID-19 response which, was launched on Thursday in Geneva. The strategy follows the initial plan last year that outlined the path countries should take to suppress transmission of the new […]...Read More

UAE announces 3,310 new COVID-19 cases, 3,368 recoveries, 17 deaths

9th February, 2021 The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 165,796 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement on Tuesday, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and […]...Read More

The 17,000km journey of the COVID19 vaccine to India’s rural

Reena Jani rose early, finished her chores in the crisp January cold and walked uphill to the road skirting her remote tribal hamlet of Pendajam in eastern India. Riding pillion on a neighbour’s motorcycle for 40 minutes through hillsides dotted with paddy fields, the 34-year-old tribal health worker headed for the Mathalput Community Health Centre. […]...Read More

Corona pass the mark of 100 million globally

The number of people infected with the new Coronavirus worldwide exceeded 100 million today, Wednesday, according to a Reuters count. The statistics showed that about 1.3 percent of the world’s population was infected with the virus, while more than 2.1 million died from the disease. The countries most affected by the pandemic, which are the […]...Read More

The rising Q for the Biden court: National lockdown or

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden faces a decision unlike any other incoming president: whether to back a short-term national lockdown to finally arrest a raging pandemic. For now, it’s a question the president-elect would prefer to avoid. In the week since he defeated President Donald Trump, Biden has devoted most of his public remarks to encouraging […]...Read More