Gulf Times - COVID-19
Qatar Scientific Club manufactures face shields to check Covid-19 spread

Qatar Scientific Club manufactures face shields to check Covid-19 spread

Qatar Scientific Club announced the production of 100 face shields in the club's digital manufacturing laboratories in coordination with Aspire Academy to reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

'Endemic racial discrimination' exposed in US: UN rights chief

'Endemic racial discrimination' exposed in US: UN rights chief

The coronavirus pandemic's disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities, and protests triggered by George Floyd's death, have laid bare "endemic inequalities" in the United States, the UN rights chief said Tuesday

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan on Tuesday approved saliva-based tests for the coronavirus, offering a safer, simpler way to diagnose infection than nasal swabs as it looks to boost its testing rates. Hours after the approval

UK's Recovery Covid-19 drug trial expected in early July

UK's Recovery Covid-19 drug trial expected in early July

The first results from the world's largest randomised trial of drugs to treat Covid-19 patients could be available in early July, one of the scientists leading the UK-based study called Recovery said on Tuesday.

Ooredoo among top brands in Qatar battling Covid-19: poll

Ooredoo among top brands in Qatar battling Covid-19: poll

Ooredoo’s efforts to support the government of Qatar in the ongoing battle against Covid-19 have been recognised by Qatari citizens and residents as among the best in the country

'All measures taken to ensure students' safety'

'All measures taken to ensure students' safety'

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) has taken all precautionary and preventive measures to ensure the health and safety of students and school personnel

HMC's virtual system keeps physiotherapy uninterrupted during pandemic

HMC's virtual system keeps physiotherapy uninterrupted during pandemic

The physiotherapy team at the Hamad Medical Corporation is implementing a number of creative solutions to ensure their patients continue to receive the specialist care they need

QF scientists study Covid-19's varying effect on different populations

QF scientists study Covid-19's varying effect on different populations

Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) is looking at the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from a different perspective as to how do genomic variations in hosts affect the way the virus behaves.

Gilead remdesivir results mixed in moderate Covid-19 patients

Gilead remdesivir results mixed in moderate Covid-19 patients

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Monday its antiviral drug remdesivir had mixed results in a late stage study of people with moderate Covid-19, as patients given a five-day course of the treatment showed

Coronavirus claims Bollywood composer Wajid Khan at 42

Coronavirus claims Bollywood composer Wajid Khan at 42

Wajid Khan, one of the top composers of Bollywood dance songs, has died at the age of 42 after contracting coronavirus, media reports said Monday.

Russia to roll out its first approved Covid-19 drug next week

Russia to roll out its first approved Covid-19 drug next week

Russia will start giving its first drug approved to treat Covid-19 to patients next week, its state financial backer told Reuters, a move it hopes will ease strains on the health system and speed a return to normal ...

India 'unlocks' as it emerges as nation seventh worst hit by Covid-19

India 'unlocks' as it emerges as nation seventh worst hit by Covid-19

India extended its coronavirus lockdown in high-risk zones but embarked on a phased plan to ‘unlock’ and reopen the country on Monday despite a surge in cases ...