Tags : Covid19

Sniffer dogs at work in Helsinki airport, sweat samples to trace corona among flyers

Dogs trained to detect the novel coronavirus began sniffing passenger samples at Finland’s Helsinki-Vantaa airport this week, authorities said, in a pilot project running alongside more usual testing at the airport. The dogs’ efficiency has not been proven in comparative scientific studies so passengers who volunteer to be tested and are suspected as carrying the […]...Read More

Disney ‘ready,’ says ‘it’s time’ for California to issue measures, reopen park

Walt Disney Co urged California officials on Tuesday to let the company reopen the Disneyland theme park, which remains shuttered six months after closing down to help curb the spread of coronavirus. With approval from local authorities, Disney has reopened its parks in Shanghai, Paris and Florida with limited attendance, face mask requirements and other […]...Read More

Covid-19: New fear grips Europe as cases top 30m worldwide

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe has crossed 30 million, according to latest figures by America’s Johns Hopkins University. More than 940,000 have died due to Covid-19 since the outbreak began in China late last year. The US, India and Brazil have the most confirmed cases, but there is a fresh surge […]...Read More

Dubai Bakery trains staff to help fight Covid-19

A UAE bakery is helping the country in its fight against Covid-19 by making its staff undergo a specialised Covid training by Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). Mustafa Al Husseiny, General Manager of Golden Loaf, that has been making and delivering breads across the UAE since 1979, said that […]...Read More

Outbreak soars, active Covid cases cross 5M mark in India

India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world’s second-most populous country has added more than 1 million cases this month alone and is expected to become the pandemic’s worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the […]...Read More