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'Covid infection very low among students'

'Covid infection very low among students'

The number of Covid-19 infections among school students is very few given the number of students who go to school, top health official Dr Abdullatif al-Khal told Qatar TV on Wednesday.

Going to school benefits students on many fronts

Going to school benefits students on many fronts

The decision to implement the 50% rotating education system where all students have to attend schools every other week is in response to the demand of many parents who have discovered the shortcomings of remote learning, a senior official of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education told Qatar

WCM-Q student researchers probe effects of Covid-19 on pregnancy

WCM-Q student researchers probe effects of Covid-19 on pregnancy

Two medical students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have conducted a systematic review of the latest medical literature to provide a clearer understanding of how the novel coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) affects pregnant women, new mothers and newborn babies.

The rise of travel bubbles

The rise of travel bubbles

For countries still battling with high levels of Covid-19 spreading inside the country (such as the UK and the US) recovery is not yet on the horizon for their respective aviation industries.

Ministry of Education approves rotating attendance system for school students

Ministry of Education approves rotating attendance system for school students

Based on the public health indicators related to Covid-19 and the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the educational process in light of the pandemic, and within the framework of the general situation data.

QU and QBRI explore repurposing tumour drugs for Covid treatment

QU and QBRI explore repurposing tumour drugs for Covid treatment

In a collaborative effort, scientists from Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) and Qatar University (QU) have been exploring the possibility of repurposing anti-tumour drugs for Covid-19 treatment.

Midterm examinations begin

Midterm examinations begin

The Semester 1 midterm examinations for the 2020/21 academic year began on Sunday amid the observance of a set of precautionary measures to ensure the safety of students.

HMC provides optimal cancer care during Covid-19

HMC provides optimal cancer care during Covid-19

The medical director of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) says the delivery of high-quality care for patients with cancer during the pandemic has been challenging. However, he says NCCCR cancer services have remained fully operational with day car

MoPH reports 189 new Covid-19 cases, 204 recoveries

MoPH reports 189 new Covid-19 cases, 204 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Friday 189 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. Of these 175 are from community cases and 14 from travellers returning from abroad.

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.4 million

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.4 million

India’s tally of coronavirus infections stood at 7.37 million on Friday, having risen by 63,371 in the last 24 hours, Indian health ministry data showed.

MoPH reports 200 new Covid-19 cases, two deaths

MoPH reports 200 new Covid-19 cases, two deaths

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Thursday 200 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, of which 182 are from community cases and 18 from travellers returning from abroad.

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.31 million

India's coronavirus infections rise to 7.31 million

India’s tally of coronavirus infections stood at 7.31 million on Thursday, having risen by 67,708 in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed.