Medico-legal relation between children abuse and child labor in Great Cairo Governorate, Egypt - Zaghloul N, Hetta S, Ramadan N.
BACKGROUND: Over the past several years, some forms of violence against children, including sexual exploitation and trafficking, female genital mutilation, child labor and the impact of armed conflict, have led to international provocation. The internation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pattern of unintentional poisoning by substances of abuse among children under 6 years old presented to the poison control center of Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt: a retrospective study - Hussien R, Essam M, El Kholy A, Sedki M, Abd El Naby A.
BACKGROUND: Unintentional poisoning by substances of abuse in children is a rare type of acute poisoning but recently, it has been increased in many countries. Low dose of these substances can be fatal for children under 6 years old resulting in severe mor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of firearms injuries during the period from 2016 to 2019 in the Fayoum Governorate, Egypt - Mwaheb M, Rohym H.
BACKGROUND: Firearm related injuries continue to increase throughout the world and become the first or second cause of mortality worldwide. The present study aimed to determine factors that affect mortality in firearm injuries. METHODS:A retrospect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Pattern and predictors of death from aluminum and zinc phosphide poisoning: a two years prospective study - Hegazy MM, Elagamy SE, Salem EAA.
BACKGROUND: Aluminum phosphide (ALP) and zinc phosphide pesticides are widely used as grain preservatives in Egypt. It was associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. AIM: To investigate the pattern and predictors of mortality related to al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt - Kansas, 2019
This report describes an instance of canine rabies in a rescue dog imported from Egypt. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rabies Source Type: news

The race to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs
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Source: ScienceNOW - September 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robinson, A. Tags: books Source Type: news

Wild birds as offerings to the Egyptian gods
(CNRS) Millions of mummified ibis and birds of prey, sacrificed to the Egyptian gods Horus, Ra or Thoth, have been discovered in the necropolises of the Nile Valley. Such a quantity of mummified birds raises the question of their origin: were they bred, like cats, or were they hunted? According to a team of scientists that carried out extensive geochemical analyses on mummies, they were wild birds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 128 New Coronavirus Cases, 17 Deaths, 708 Recoveries
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said on Saturday 19/9/2020 that 128 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 101,900. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A population-based study of teenage marriage in Upper Egypt - Saleh L, Ashry H, Al-Fakharany RS, Abbas AM, Elbahrawe RS.
BACKGROUND: Early marriage of teenage girls before the age of 18 is a serious problem concerning public health that perils the girls' childhood in developing countries. The current study aims to highlight the socioeconomic background and the adverse drawba... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cyber violence pattern and related factors: online survey of females in Egypt - Hassan FM, Khalifa FN, El Desouky ED, Salem MR, Ali MM.
This study aimed to assess the problem of cyber violence against women among the Egyptian population. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 151 New Coronavirus Cases, 17 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Friday 11/09/2020 that 151 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 100,708. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt case total passes 100,000 – as it happened
Spain case total now at 525,549; French expertwarns over case rate in France; Scottishgovernment could ‘put brakes’ on lockdown easing. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.00amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Spain cases top 500,000 in European first as global deaths pass 890,00011.33pmBSTHi,Helen Sullivan joining you now. I ’ll be bringing you the latest pandemic news for the next few hours. Get in touch onTwitter @helenrsullivan or via email: helen.sullivan@theguardian.com.Conti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Aamna Mohdin, Ben Quinn, Damien Gayle and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Age-related differences in driving behaviors among non-professional drivers in Egypt - Arafa A, Saleh LH, Senosy SA.
This study aimed to investigate whether young and old non-professional drivers in South Egypt have aberrant driving behaviors compared with their middle-aged counterparts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, a total of 1764 n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Records Over 31 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Recoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 6, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,291,832.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 31,079 and recoveries 1,029,456.South Africa has the most reported cases - 636,884, with deaths numbering 14,779. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,720 cases), Morocco (70,168), Nigeria (54,905), Ethiopia (57,466), and Algeria (46,071).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Records Over 30 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Reccoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 5, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,284,440.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 30,854 and recoveries 1,022,027.South Africa has the most reported cases - 635,078, with deaths numbering 14,678. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,582 cases), Morocco (68,605), Nigeria (54,743), Ethiopia (56,516), and Ghana (44,777).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) us (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bullying among undergraduate medical students at Tanta University, Egypt: a cross-sectional study - Elghazally NM, Atallah AO.
INTRODUCTION: Bullying is an aggressive behaviour that involves unwanted negative actions, which are repeated over time that can negatively impact a person. AIM: To explore bullying behaviours experienced by Tanta University undergraduate students duri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Lessons from a methanol poisoning outbreak in Egypt: six case reports - Gouda AS, Khattab AM, Megarbane B.
BACKGROUND: Mass methanol poisonings are challenging, especially in regions with no preparedness, management guidelines and available antidotes. CASE SUMMARY: Six Ukrainian patients were referred to our emergency department in Cairo, Egypt several hour... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fish bones dug up in Early Neolithic Jiahu site suggest carp farming dates back 8,000 years
(Natural News) The ancient Chinese were engaged in aquaculture at least 4,500 years before the Egyptians, the civilization previously considered to be the first to attempt the farming of food fish, an international team of researchers and experts said recently. The team, made up of researchers from Japan, China, Germany and the U.K., came to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence updates of substance use among Egyptian adolescents - Rabie M, Shaker NM, Gaber E, El-Habiby M, Ismail D, El-Gaafary M, Lotfy A, Sabry N, Khafagy W, Muscat R.
The problem of substance use is becoming one of the most serious and rapidly growing phenomena all over the world. Efficient and well-designed prevalence studies for mental illnesses including substance use problems need to be regularly updated, in order t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Egypt: Imprisoned Rights Defenders At 'Grave Risk' of Covid-19, Warn UN Experts
[UN News] A group of independent UN rights experts have raised alarm over "grave and unnecessary" risks faced by imprisoned human rights defenders in Egypt due to lengthy pre-trial detention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of bullying and victimization among school students in rural Egypt - Galal YS, Emadeldin M, Mwafy MA.
This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and correlates of school bullying and victimization and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence against women in a slum area in Helwan, Cairo, Egypt: a community based survey - El-Nimr NA, Gouda SM, Wahdan IMH.
BACKGROUND: Violence against women (VAW) is a major global public health problem with serious consequences. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of VAW aged 18-45 yr in a slum area in Helwan, Cairo, to assess their knowledge and perspective regarding VAW, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Finding the everyday miracles in life
Last week I was writing about what it takes for a miracle to happen and one of my commentators, the lovely Patsy Collins who joined me on the podcast not that long ago, pointed out that there are all sorts of miracles that happen, including some everyday miracles we never know about, because they happen behind the scenes. And it got me thinking about the all the little miracles that have happened in my life over the years. And, once I got thinking, I got into musing about what life would be like if they hadn’t happened. And, as it’s been a week of ups and downs on the exam front I thought I might as well start ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - August 22, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness miracle Source Type: news

Psychological impacts of the CoViD-19 pandemic on the public in Egypt - Arafa A, Mohamed A, Saleh L, Senosy S.
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of depression, anxiety, stress, and inadequate sleeping among the public in Egypt during the novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. An online snowball sampling approach was used to collect data from neti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Scans peek beneath wrappings of ancient mummified animals
Researchers say X-ray images of cat, bird and cobra shed light on their lives and deathsAn ancient Egyptian “how-dunnit” has been solved, according to researchers who have used imaging techniques to peek beneath the wrappings of mummified animals.From birds to crocodiles,lions and beetles, the ancient Egyptians had a penchant for mummifying animals. While some were pets buried with their owners, millions of animals were killed and mummified asvotive offerings to the gods.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Egyptology Archaeology Science Swansea University Africa Middle East and North Africa World news Source Type: news

Animal mummies unwrapped with hi-res 3D X-rays
(Swansea University) Three mummified animals from ancient Egypt have been digitally unwrapped and dissected by researchers, using high-resolution 3D scans that give unprecedented detail about the animals' lives - and deaths - over 2000 years ago. The three animals - a snake, a bird and a cat - are from the collection held by the Egypt Centre at Swansea University. Previous investigations had identified which animals they were, but very little else was known about what lay inside the mummies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Female genital mutilation and contraceptive use: findings from the 2014 Egypt demographic health survey - Masho SW, Orekoya O, Lowery E, Wallenborn JT.
OBJECTIVES: Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes procedures that remove partial or total external female genitalia, or causes other injury to female genital organs with no medical reason. Physical and psychological trauma associated with FGM may interf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physical conditions in primary schools in some Middle Eastern countries - a comparative study - Alharaki O, K üçükoğlu A.
The study aims to identify the physical conditions of primary schools in the Middle East. The sample of the study consisted of five countries: Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria. Countries were selected through the sample of intent, and the studie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Latest: Egypt churches reopen as new infections wane
Egypt’s churches are reopening their doors to the faithful on Monday for the first time in more than four months due to a coronavirus lockdown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Apparent Covid-19 Outbreaks in Prisons
[HRW] Beirut -- Provide Protection, Medical Care, Accelerate Releases (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Workplace violence against security personnel at a university hospital in Egypt: a cross-sectional study - Albadry AA, El-Gilany AH, Abou-ElWafa HS.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and associated factors of violence against hospital security person... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, African Countries Grapple with Safely Easing Lockdowns
This article, originally published in UN’s Africa Renewal, has been updated to reflect the number of confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths as of 29 June.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post As COVID-19 Cases Rise, African Countries Grapple with Safely Easing Lockdowns appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Franck Kuwonu, Afri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Franck Kuwonu Tags: Africa Aid Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cinnamon May Slow Progression To Type 2 Diabetes, Boston Study Finds
(CNN) — Cinnamon may improve blood sugar control in people with a condition known as prediabetes and may slow the progression to type 2 diabetes, according to a new pilot study of 51 people with elevated blood sugars. “We are looking for safe, durable and cost-effective approaches to reduce the progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes,” said study author Dr. Giulio Romeo, a staff physician at Boston’s Joslin Diabetes Center and the division of endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The study published Tuesday in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. “Our 12-week study sh...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Cinnamon CNN Diabetes Source Type: news

Watchdog: Virus stalks Egypt's prisons amid news blackout
A leading human rights group says the coronavirus has struck several Egyptian prisons and killed at least 14 detainees, as authorities seek to stifle news of the virus’ spread behind bars (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Egypt: For Pregnant COVID-19 Patients in Egypt, a Safe Place to Deliver
[UNFPA] Cairo -- As soon as she started her ninth month of pregnancy, Mayada Reda started coughing and feeling feverish. Then she lost her sense of taste and smell. "I texted my doctor and I explained to her how I was feeling, and she told me these are symptoms of COVID-19," Ms. Reda recalled. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Comparative study of victimized Egyptian patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression - Missiry AE, Shorub E, Serafi DE, Fakher H, Ali R, Abdelgawad AA.
Background Patients with severe mental disorders living in the community are liable to victimization and are considered a high-risk group. However, there is a lack of identification of victimization rate and factors associated with its occurrence am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Securitizing the Muslim Brotherhood: state violence and authoritarianism in Egypt after the Arab Spring - Pratt N, Rezk D.
Unprecedented levels of state violence against the Muslim Brotherhood, and the widespread acceptance of this violence by Egyptians following the July 2013 military coup, have been under-examined by scholars of both critical security studies and Middle East... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

For pregnant COVID-19 patients in Egypt, a safe place to deliver
CAIRO, Egypt – As soon as she started her ninth month of pregnancy, Mayada Reda started coughing and feeling feverish. Then she lost her sense of taste and smell. “I texted my doctor and I explained to her how I was feeling, and she told me these are symptoms of COVID-19,” Ms. Reda recalled.She was terrified.The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in Egypt, infecting more than 84,000 people and killing more than 4,000, according to theWorld Health Organization. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Egypt: Shorter Hours, Cleaner Air? Egypt May Extend Its COVID-19 Evening Curfew
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Closing shops and restaurants in the evenings led to big cuts in pollution and energy use - and could now be made permanent (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Could the willow help us fight cancer?
An ingredient in its bark led to aspirin, now researchers are looking into the properties of another compound in the treeWillow trees are a pharmaceutical treasure trove. The ancient Egyptians used its bark for relieving pain, inflammation and fevers, and science has since shown these medical powers came from an ingredient called salicin, named aftersalix, the Latin name for the tree. That discovery eventually led to the manufacture of aspirin, one of the most widely used medicines in the world.Recently another potential drug has been found in willow, one with anti-cancer powers. Scientists atRothamsted Research in Hertfor...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Paul Simons Tags: Science Trees and forests Environment UK news Cancer research Medical research Source Type: news

Sudan: Airlines to Start Flights Tomorrow
[SNA] Khartoum -- The Sudanese airlines, Badr, Tarco, the Egypt Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Flydubai; will start tomorrow Its flights from Khartoum airport, in implementation of the Civil Aviation Authority decision announced last week for the partially open of the airport, with the three countries, of Egypt, Turkey and the UAE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 & Why We Care
This article originally appeared in the UN Academic Impact Weekly Newsletter academicimpact@un.org The post COVID-19 & Why We Care appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Ramu Damodaran is Chief, United Nations Academic Impact* The post COVID-19 & Why We Care appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ramu Damodaram Tags: Aid Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cognitive map-based navigation in wild bats revealed by a new high-throughput tracking system
Seven decades of research on the "cognitive map," the allocentric representation of space, have yielded key neurobiological insights, yet field evidence from free-ranging wild animals is still lacking. Using a system capable of tracking dozens of animals simultaneously at high accuracy and resolution, we assembled a large dataset of 172 foraging Egyptian fruit bats comprising>18 million localizations collected over 3449 bat-nights across 4 years. Detailed track analysis, combined with translocation experiments and exhaustive mapping of fruit trees, revealed that wild bats seldom exhibit random search but inste...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Toledo, S., Shohami, D., Schiffner, I., Lourie, E., Orchan, Y., Bartan, Y., Nathan, R. Tags: Ecology reports Source Type: news

UN Chief Warns of Deadly Germs as Potential Bioterrorist Weapons
Credit: United NationsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 8 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus—which has claimed the lives of over 538,000 people and infected more than 11.6 million worldwide—has destabilized virtually every facet of human life ever since its outbreak in late December. Providing a grim economic scenario of the devastation caused by the pandemic– including rising poverty, hunger and unemployment– UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned last week of the possibility of an even worse disaster: the risks of bioterrorist attacks deploying deadly germs. He said it has already shown some of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Global Global Geopolitics Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Low-cost approach may lower adolescent pesticide exposure
Young workers in Egypt who apply pesticides adopted safer practices after low-cost intervention. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 6, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Why rioters will eventually turn their rage on Christianity if not stopped
(Natural News) Towards the end of his reign, Tuthmosis III of Egypt ordered the destruction of all the public monuments to his aunt, Hatshepsut, the former leader of Egypt. It wasn’t the first instance of iconoclasm that the world had seen, but it has become one of the most memorable. (Article by Nathan Stone republished... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Global News: Live Updates
The resurgent virus has left many Americans questioning whether earlier lockdowns were worth their sacrifices. Mosques, cafes and restaurants reopen in Egypt even as cases soar. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

The Latest: Egypt lifts coronavirus restrictions
Egypt has lifted many of the restrictions put in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic, reopening cafes, clubs, gyms and theaters after more than three months of closure (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news