Gulf Times - novel-coronavirus
Testing of sewage water for Covid-19 could help ministry efforts: expert

Testing of sewage water for Covid-19 could help ministry efforts: expert

The project for testing the presence and concentration of the novel coronavirus in sewage water could help the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) identify the possible spots of infection in the country without the need to test each and every person in these areas

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

As scientists question whether the presence, or absence, of antibodies to the novel coronavirus can reliably determine immunity, some are looking to a different component

Novel coronavirus may have been spreading in China in August, Harvard research indicates

Novel coronavirus may have been spreading in China in August, Harvard research indicates

The novel coronavirus may have been spreading in China as early as August 2019, according to Harvard Medical School research based on satellite images of hospital travel patterns and search engine data.

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

A Lebanese man died Tuesday from the novel coronavirus, a health ministry official said, marking the country's first recorded death from an epidemic that has infected 52 people nationwide.

No coronavirus cases in Qatar: MoPH

No coronavirus cases in Qatar: MoPH

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) yesterday said there are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country so far.

Minister reviews preparedness to fight coronavirus

Minister reviews preparedness to fight coronavirus

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari has met with staff at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Communicable Disease Center (CDC) to review

Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of the new coronavirus, the first to be recreated outside of China ...