Gulf Times - TEST
Qatar launches saliva-based Covid-19 test for children

Qatar launches saliva-based Covid-19 test for children

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that Qatar has become one of the first countries in the world to launch a new saliva-based Covid-19 test for children.

Parents to sign consent form for students' Covid-19 test

Parents to sign consent form for students' Covid-19 test

Parents of students selected for random Covid-19 testing will be requested to sign a consent form prior to their children getting tested, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said.

Covid test result mandatory for travellers from 3 more Turkish cities

Covid test result mandatory for travellers from 3 more Turkish cities

Qatar Airways has announced that with effect from August 29, passengers arriving in Qatar from Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum in Turkey must present a negative result of a Covid-19 medical test ...

Some 4,000 volunteer to test coronavirus vaccine in German study

Some 4,000 volunteer to test coronavirus vaccine in German study

Some 4,000 volunteers have registered as subjects for a coronavirus vaccination study at the University Hospital in the south-western German city of Tuebingen.

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

A COVID-19 test that gives results in just over an hour and which requires no labouratory, potentially allowing for swifter testing of much larger numbers of people ...

QF working on test to determine presence of Covid-19: MoPH official

QF working on test to determine presence of Covid-19: MoPH official

Qatar Foundation (QF) is working to develop a test that will help in terms of determining the presence of Covid-19, in addition to developing potential treatment mechanisms.

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

A British company behind a 10-minute coronavirus antibody test, which will cost about a $1, has begun sending prototypes to labouratories for validation, which could be a game-changer in the fight ...

Germany says widespread testing keeping virus deaths low

Germany says widespread testing keeping virus deaths low

Germany is testing up to 500,000 people a week for the new coronavirus, a virologist said Thursday, adding that early detection has been key in keeping the country's death rate relatively low.

HMC gets CRA authorisation to test ambulance traffic warning system

HMC gets CRA authorisation to test ambulance traffic warning system

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has recently granted Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) — Ambulance Service a temporary authorisation to install and use a new ambulance Emergency Warning System ...

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in a likely protest by leader Kim Jong Un at the United States after he and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement ...

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka's historic 2-0 test series victory over South Africa had seemed somewhat fanciful when they arrived in some disarray and on a long losing streak, but leave as the first Asian side to win a series in the country.

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Millions of voters cast their ballots Saturday in elections in India's Karnataka state, seen as a high-stakes testing ground for the country's main political parties ahead of general polls in 2019.