Gulf Times - COVID-19
WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation

WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation

WhatsApp on Tuesday placed new limits on message forwarding as part of an effort to curb the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.

Ashghal launches inspection campaigns to check covid-19 spread

Ashghal launches inspection campaigns to check covid-19 spread

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) in coordination with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has launched intense inspection campaigns

US health officials say death toll may fall short of most dire projections

US health officials say death toll may fall short of most dire projections

Two senior US health officials have said they now believe the coronavirus outbreak may kill fewer Americans than some recent projections, pointing to tentative signs that the death toll was starting to level off in New York and other hot spots.

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe.

More than 151,000 people benefit from Qatar Charity's campaign against virus

More than 151,000 people benefit from Qatar Charity's campaign against virus

Some 151,373 people have benefitted so far from the initiatives undertaken by Qatar Charity (QC) as part of the awareness and prevention campaign against Covid-19, it has been announced.

Aspetar launches coronavirus resource platform for athletes

Aspetar launches coronavirus resource platform for athletes

Aspetar, Qatar's orthopedic and sports medicine hospital, has announced the launch of its Covid-19 Evidence for Athletes Service—a unique platform under its official website.

New restrictions on visitors to hospitals

New restrictions on visitors to hospitals

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that new restrictions have been put in place for visitors to HMC hospitals and facilities in order to limit the spread of Covid-19

'Exercise to stay fit during work-from-home'

'Exercise to stay fit during work-from-home'

Qatar residents can do simple fitness workouts and exercise while at home, as well as taking nutritious food and vitamin supplements, to help maintain mental and physical wellbeing amid the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19)

Chloroquine looks promising to treat Covid-19, says expert

Chloroquine looks promising to treat Covid-19, says expert

Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine, drugs used for a very long time to treat malaria, are promising for the treatment and prevention of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), an expert with the Qatar Biomedical Research..

UN reps praise Qatar for Covid-19 measures, free med exam without discrimination

UN reps praise Qatar for Covid-19 measures, free med exam without discrimination

United Nations (UN) representatives have praised the efforts of Qatar in combating the Covid-19 outbreak at the national level and for all the people who live in the country without discrimination

Harry Potter' author J.K Rowling says fully recovered from likely coronavirus

Harry Potter' author J.K Rowling says fully recovered from likely coronavirus

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling said on Monday she had recovered from a suspected case of COVID-19 after two weeks of illness.

MoI deploys all resources to fight Covid-19

MoI deploys all resources to fight Covid-19

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has mobilised all its capabilities in the fight against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to protect the society from the infectious disease by adopting a slew of measures