Tags : Covid19

Headed to Mumbai from Dubai? You won’t need to go

If you’re travelling from the UAE to Mumbai, Maharashtra you will be exempted from the compulsory seven-day home quarantine and RT-PCR test, as per an order from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). “To contain the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the city, special SOPs for monitoring of international travellers arriving from United Arab […]...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

The Green Pass Protocol is to be effective from January

ABU DHABI: All federal government employees and the public seeking federal government services nationwide are required to follow the Green Pass Protocol on Alhosn app effective January 3, 2022, to have access to federal entities, with entry to these departments to be confined to the individuals who have received two doses of UAE-approved COVID-19 vaccines […]...Read More

Winters and Pandemic Fatigue

The frosty winters are in but lo and behold, the pandemic fatigue has accompanied the chills as an additional frill. Overwhelmed with suppressed emotions for two long devious years, it is time to catch up with friends and family and usher in joyful festivities. But did we forget about our health? Have we parked it […]...Read More

A newly registered patent could change the world of viruses

AL AIN: The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has registered a patent for an electrical mask to kill viruses, as we have seen with the recent COVID-19 epidemic, viral outbreaks or pandemics can result in numerous global, social, and economic problems. In particular, this outbreak has highlighted the need for protective apparel such as facemasks […]...Read More

These toys can help your kids hone their social skills

Meditation toys to help kids manage their feelings. A Lego kit for coding, with a focus on problem-solving skills. And an Amazon video chat portal that uses holograms, games, and puzzles to keep little ones engaged on calls. A recent crop of toys and products that launched during the pandemic aims to help young children […]...Read More

UAE suspends entry of travellers from 7 countries, effective from

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the suspension of entry for travellers and transit passengers from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique. This includes suspending the entry of travellers who were in these countries 14 days before coming to the […]...Read More

Face masks are not compulsory for certain places in UAE

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced on Wednesday that it is not mandatory to wear a face mask in certain places while keeping a safe physical distance of two metres. “This decision comes after the noticeable decrease in the number of registered […]...Read More