Gulf Times - COVID-19
Must guard against a second wave of Covid-19: official

Must guard against a second wave of Covid-19: official

Though Qatar is midway through Phase 3 of the lifting of restrictions, there is a real risk of returning to earlier phases, unless there is continued improvement in the number of new daily cases ...

Qatar stresses importance of joint global effort to address Covid-19

Qatar stresses importance of joint global effort to address Covid-19

Qatar has affirmed its commitment to support the work of the United Nations and the importance of international co-operation to confront the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the unilateral measures ...

Philippines vows strict screening of Covid-19 vaccine

Philippines vows strict screening of Covid-19 vaccine

Philippine officials on Thursday assured the public that any vaccine against the novel coronavirus would have to go through a strict regulatory screening before being made available to Filipinos.

Risk of Covid-19 plastic trash pile-up worries Europe

Risk of Covid-19 plastic trash pile-up worries Europe

Concerns are rising across Europe that the coronavirus-induced slump in oil prices could knock demand for recycled plastics but data is still patchy on how the pandemic has affected the amount of trash piling up ...

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said internal border closures were unlikely to lift before Christmas, as the country on Monday reported a record single day rise in Covid-19 deaths.

Pregnancy during Covid-19 requires medical and mental support, PHCC

Pregnancy during Covid-19 requires medical and mental support, PHCC

Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is focused on providing pregnant women with the medical and mental support they require, taking into account the additional challenges that have emerged during the Covid-19

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

At least seven people died after a massive fire broke out at a hotel that was being used as a Covid-19 facility in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state early on Sunday, police said.

PHCC reiterates dangers of smoking during Covid-19 pandemic

PHCC reiterates dangers of smoking during Covid-19 pandemic

The Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) has reiterated the harmful effects of smoking during the Covid-19 pandemic in the light of preliminary and ongoing research that suggests that all tobacco use could result..

Indian Hockey captain among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

Indian Hockey captain among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

Five Indian hockey players, including captain Manpreet Singh, have tested positive for Covid-19 at the team's training base in Bengaluru and the number of infected players could rise ...

Qatar medical aid for Haiti to tackle virus

Qatar medical aid for Haiti to tackle virus

Qatar's embassy in the Dominican Republic has provided medical aid to Haiti to help it confront the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Why aviation sectors need to confront Covid-19, not hide from it

Why aviation sectors need to confront Covid-19, not hide from it

The global air travel sector has always been vulnerable to an almost endless list of external challenges. Extreme weather, geopolitical disputes, trade tensions, or a sudden volcanic ash cloud …

Positive mindset can aid Covid-19 recovery: PHCC

Positive mindset can aid Covid-19 recovery: PHCC

A positive mindset can help improve the health and well-being of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) patients, advises Sarah Belouidiane, a senior psychologist at Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC).