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Group of WCM-Q students complete Qatar’s first university elective on infectious disease outbreak

Group of WCM-Q students complete Qatar’s first university elective on infectious disease outbreak

A total of seven Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) third-year medical students recently completed Qatar’s first university elective, called Infectious Disease Outbreak: A Public Health Response.

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

With hospitals already severely stretched, coronavirus-hit India is now bracing for the monsoon and its deadly annual onslaught of mosquito-borne illnesses, with an overwhelmed army of public health workers the only defence.

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on Saturday ...

Washington approves virus drug as US states ease lockdowns

Washington approves virus drug as US states ease lockdowns

American authorities approved an experimental drug for emergency use on coronavirus patients, as more US states eased pandemic lockdowns despite another spike in deaths from the disease.

Kuwaiti Health Ministry announces 55 new confirmed coronavirus cases, tally at 910

Kuwaiti Health Ministry announces 55 new confirmed coronavirus cases, tally at 910

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health on Thursday announced 55 new cases with Coronavirus (COVID-19) during the last 24 hours, bringing the total of cases registered in the country to 910 cases.

Prime Minister visits HMC Communicable Disease Center

Prime Minister visits HMC Communicable Disease Center

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani visited the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Communicable Disease Center ...

Virus deaths soar in Italy, US deploys national guard

Virus deaths soar in Italy, US deploys national guard

Italians braced for a second day of national lockdown Wednesday after a sharp spike in coronavirus-related deaths, as New York deployed the National Guard to contain a disease that has sown worldwide panic.

MOPH reports new case of coronavirus

MOPH reports new case of coronavirus

The Ministry of Public Health Saturday reported a new confirmed case of coronavirus (Covid-19) in Qatar.

Two additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease reported in Qatar

Two additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease reported in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Sunday that following further testing, two additional cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) have been recorded in the State of Qatar, taking the total of confirmed cases to three.

Software giant SAP shuts India offices after swine flu scare

Software giant SAP shuts India offices after swine flu scare

German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an ‘extensive sanitation’ after two employees tested positive for H1N1 swine flu at its Bangalore headquarters, the company said.

Cold, disease threaten more than half a million Syrians fleeing Idlib fighting

Cold, disease threaten more than half a million Syrians fleeing Idlib fighting

Cold weather, disease and a lack of shelter and medicine threaten hundreds of thousands of civilians as they flee fighting in Idlib province, in one of the biggest upheavals of Syria's nine-year civil war ...

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Teenagers who spend hours in front of screens are more likely to guzzle fizzy and energy drinks, according to new research.