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WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after a study published in The Lancet reported that COVID-19 patients taking the drug...

The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19

In late April, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its list of COVID-19 symptoms. The CDC initially listed fever, cough, and...

An Old TB Vaccine Finds New Life in Coronavirus Trials

Studies are underway to test whether giving a shot of BCG vaccine could protect doctors and nurses against COVID-19. One of the oldest vaccines could...

Free Testing for People Showing Symptoms of COVID-19, Pregnant Women and...

The Department of Health–Abu Dhabi, DoH, has stated that the test for the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is available for free in healthcare facilities across...

Dubai Extends 24-hour National Sterilisation Programme

The Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai announced the extension of the 24-hour National Sterilisation Programme for a week more, according...
Covid-19 Patients Recovering Quickly with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

COVID-19 Patients Recover Faster with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

Covid-19 patients who are getting an experimental drug remdesivir have been recovering quickly, with most going home in days. This is according to a...

Dubai Announces UAE’s First Full Genome Sequencing of COVID-19 Virus

Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Centre, CCC, has announced the UAE’s first full genome sequencing of the COVID-19 virus. The successful sequencing of the...

Apple, Google Launching Joint COVID-19 Tracing Tool for iOS and Android

Engineering teams at Apple and Google have have joined efforts to create a decentralized COVID-19 contact tracing tool. It will help people determine whether...

WHO Lists Two COVID-19 Tests for Emergency Use

WHO has listed the first two diagnostic tests for emergency use during the Covid-19 pandemic. The move should help increase access to quality-assured, accurate...

Dubai Investments Park Rolls Out Disinfection Drive

Common areas across DIP sanitized and fogged aimed at supporting and combatting the COVID-19 outbreak Dubai Investments Park , the unique integrated commercial, industrial &...

COVID-19: Top Four Science Stories Of The Week

Research has emerged suggesting coronavirus survivors' plasma could save lives; Scientists are in disagreement over whether the virus is airborne or not; A...

Global Nuclear Medicine Community Shares COVID-19 Strategies And Experiences

In an effort to provide safer working environments for nuclear medicine professionals and their patients, clinics across five continents have shared their approaches to...

COVID-19: The Immune System Can Fight Back

Melbourne researchers have mapped immune responses from one of Australia's first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, showing the body's ability to fight the virus and...

Coronavirus Impact: Emirates Suspends Most Passenger Flights, Retains Commercial

The Emirates Group’s business response to COVID-19 Emirates retains cargo operations, but temporarily suspends passenger operations by 25 March dnata significantly reduces operations, including...

Dubai Investments Rolls Out Measures To Combat COVID-19

Dedicates an entire building to serve as a quarantine facility for workers In response to the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in line...

Newer Vaccine Technologies Deployed to Develop COVID-19 Shot

Researchers look to messenger RNA encased in nanoparticles, DNA plasmids, molecular clamps, and other approaches as they rush to design a vaccine against the...