People who get reinfected with Covid are 90% less likely to be hospitalized and die from the virus
A new study from Qatar found that 0.3% in the COVID-19 reinfection group fell severely ill and none died compared to 2.5% and 0.1%, respectively, of those with a primary infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT player ratings: Tim Weah shines as rest of attack sputters vs Jamaica
The USMNT picked up another point on its path to qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with Tim Weah standing out as the Yanks' best player #timweah #usmnt #worldcup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of the CoViD-19 pandemic on mental health law in the state of Qatar - Alabdulla M, Reagu S, Elhusein B.
Accumulating evidence exploring the impact of the pandemic on mental health has been published as the Covid-19 pandemic has evolved and reflect how shock, anxiety, and fear of the early periods of the pandemic are giving way to depression and PTSD symptoms... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

USA v Mexico: World Cup 2022 qualifier
Minute-by-minute report: The old rivals face off at Cincinnati’s TQL Stadium as the road to Qatar continues. Join Beau Dure for the latest news (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Qatar to Represent U.S. Interests in Afghanistan, Blinken Says
The Gulf nation will also help process visas for thousands of people trying to flee the Taliban. #blinken #taliban (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Nigeria's Helium Health Acquires Qatar's Meddy in Rare Africa-GCC Deal
[TechCrunch] Nigeria-based health tech startup Helium Health has acquired Meddy, a Qatar-headquartered and UAE-based doctor booking platform for an undisclosed amount. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie Calls Those Threatened By ‘Eternals’ Same-Sex Relationship “Ignorant”
Deadline reported yesterday that Marvel’s latest juggernaut, The Eternals, will not be shown in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. The film — which contains the MCUs first s… #saudiarabia #theeternals (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cow That Could Feed the Planet
The cows in Farmer John’s pasture lead an idyllic life. They roam through tree-shaded meadows, tearing up mouthfuls of clover while nursing their calves in tranquility. Tawny brown, compact and muscular, they are Limousins, a breed known for the quality of its meat and much sought-after by the high-end restaurants and butchers in the nearby food mecca of Maastricht, in the southernmost province of the Netherlands. In a year or two, meat from these dozen cows could end up on the plates of Maastricht’s better-known restaurants, but the cows themselves are not headed for the slaughterhouse. Instead, every few mont...
Source: TIME: Science - November 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker/Maastricht, Netherlands Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything feature Innovation Magazine Source Type: news

Qatar frustrated with US slow-walking request to buy drones: report
Qatar is voicing their frustration toward the Biden administration for allegedly slow-walking a request to buy advanced drones from the U.S., (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US calls talks with Taliban 'candid and professional' following Doha meeting
The US State Department said Sunday that this weekend's talks with representatives of the Taliban in Doha, Qatar -- the first such... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US to hold talks with Taliban over easing evacuations
Comments made as talks begin in Qatar to discuss allowing foreigners and at-risk Afghans to evacuate (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US to meet with Taliban representatives in Qatar: reports
A delegation of U.S. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer's Covid efficacy against infection plunges to 20% after six months, data from Qatar shows
A study using real world data from one million people in Qatar found Pfizer's effectiveness at stopping infection peaks at 77.5 per cent, but falls dramatically after six months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia/Ghana: SA V Ethiopia - Free Gate for Vaccinated Fans
[Ghanaian Times] VACCINATED fans will get free entry into the forthcoming Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup match between South Africa and Ethiopia that is scheduled to take place at FNB Stadium on October 12. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Russia in sync with US, China, Pakistan on Taliban issue; working to ensure promises are kept
Lavrov said representatives from Russia, China, and Pakistan recently traveled to Qatar and then to Kabul to engage with both the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seychelles: 60-Bed Field Hospital From Qatar Opens - a Back-Up Facility for Covid Cases
[Seychelles News Agency] A new 60-bed field hospital that will be used if Seychelles' current facilities become overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients was officially opened on Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

State Department confirms 28 US citizens onboard Qatar Airways flight that departed Kabul
The State Department confirmed a Qatar Airways charter flight left Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, delivering 28 U.S. citizens and 7... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

28 U.S. citizens depart Afghanistan on Qatar Airways flight
"We will continue to help U.S. citizens and Afghans affiliated with the U.S. government to depart Afghanistan." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Third plane out of Afghanistan with Americans on board lands in Doha
A third chartered flight carrying an unspecified number of American citizens as well as other civilians from Afghanistan landed in Qatar... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A second Qatar Airways passenger flight has arrived in Kabul
A second Qatar Airways passenger flight arrived in Kabul airport on Friday, Qatari-owned Al Jazeera Arabic television showed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taliban lets plane carrying Americans and other foreign nationals leave Kabul
U.S. and Qatari officials said a group of Americans and other foreigners would be among the first to fly out of Afghanistan as Kabul's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A brilliant 45 minutes against Honduras failed to mask US World Cup problems
An erratic start in the journey towards Qatar 2022 leaves room for improvement for manager Gregg Berhalter and his talented but... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghanistan ’s Girls Need our Unwavering Support in Education
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 9 2021 (IPS) The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls’ education be promoted and protected. Yasmine SherifTwenty years ago, under the Taliban regime which prevailed from 1996 to 2001, schooling for girls was banned, although private home-based classes for girls were allowed in some parts of the country. From 2001 onwards the enrolment of girls and boys in schools saw steady gains in Afghanistan, accompanied by a large intake of female teac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (EC Source Type: news

Blinken lands in Qatar, new hub of efforts to evacuate Americans from Afghanistan
Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived Monday in Qatar to express gratitude for its help with the chaotic US departure from Afghanistan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kabul airport could receive flights in the coming days, Qatari envoy says
A technical team was able to reopen Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport to receive aid Saturday, amid ongoing preparations to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Another 358,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Arrive in Kenya
[Nation] Canada has donated to Kenya a consignment of 358,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine which arrived early Thursday aboard a Qatar flight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Qatar and Turkey become Taliban's lifeline to the outside world
Qatar and Turkey emerge as key channels between Afghanistan's new rulers and the outside world. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dominic Raab in Qatar for talks on Afghanistan evacuations
The prospect of persuading the Taliban to reopen Kabul airport will be among the issues discussed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Pulisic latest update: USMNT star won't travel for World Cup qualifier vs. El Salvador, per report
The Americans will be without their best player to start their road to Qatar 2022 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India holds first formal talks with the Taliban in Qatar
India's ambassador to Qatar, Deepak Mittal, met with the head of the Taliban's political office, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai, in Doha. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest flare-up of Gaza border violence leaves Israel with few good options
Hamas went ahead with mass rally and inevitable riots, even after deal over resupply of Qatari funds; Bennett, just like his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US holding direct and daily talks with Taliban in effort to ease Biden's Afghanistan crisis
While the US State Department continues to engage in high-level diplomatic talks with the Taliban in the neutral setting of Doha, Qatar,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US nearing deal with Qatar to house thousands of Afghans who helped military, as situation worsens in Afghanistan
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autonomous vehicles between anticipation and apprehension: investigations through safety and security perceptions - Hussain Q, Alhajyaseen WKM, Adnan M, Almallah M, Almukdad A, Alqaradawi M.
Due to the ongoing enormous infrastructural developments and car ownership culture in Qatar, it could be one of those countries to introduce Autonomous Vehicles (AV) technology at the early stages. Therefore, this study surveyed a number of residents at th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Olympics Latest: Qatar wins men's beach volleyball bronze
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2020 Tokyo Olympics: High jumpers Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy share gold medal
The pair had a choice of a jump-off for one gold or shared medals, and they chose the latter because of their longtime friendship (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men's high jump gold shared, setting off jubilant celebration
Told by a rules official that they could share gold instead of having a jump-off, Qatar high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique: Mozambique Receives a Million Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's Deputy Health Minister, Lidia Cardoso, on Tuesday night received a million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, which arrived at Maputo International Airport on board an aircraft of Qatar Airways. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kheiron, Medtech bring Mia to Qatar
Kheiron Medical Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with medica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kheiron rolls out Mia software in UAE Kheiron brings Mia to Australia, New Zealand Kheiron launches AI software for breast cancer screening Kheiron gets funding to test deep-learning mammo software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Public transportation usage in a hot climate developing country - Shaaban K, Siam A.
Qatar is one of the most car-dependent countries in the Middle East, and fewer people use public transportation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the public bus ridership in the country during the period from 2012 to 2016. The relationship betw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Analysis of traffic crashes and violations in a developing country - Shaaban K, Siam A, Badran A.
Traffic safety is a major public health concern in Qatar, a developing country in the Middle East. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of traffic violations and crashes in Qatar, identify their trends, and describe the patterns... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Newspaper depiction of mental and physical health in Qatar - Elzamzamy K, Alsiddiqi A, Khalil A, Elamin H, Abdul Karim M, Wadoo O.
This study provides an overview of the extent, nature and quality of reporting on mental health compared with physical health in Qatari newspapers. We analysed 1274 news reports from daily newspapers in Qatar. The majority of the articles provided general ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Qatar to drop quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travellers
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arab participation in global genomic study could lead to new therapies for COVID patients
(Qatar Foundation) Researchers from Qatar, alongside researchers from 24 other countries, contributed to the COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative large analysis identifying genetic markers for COVID risks, published today in Nature. The results of the analysis will enable genetic tests to predict the course of the disease, potential targeted therapies and drug repurposing to treat new infections and " long COVID " . It is the latest milestone establishing Qatar as a leading regional center for genomics research and precision medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Flaws in Asia ’s Pearl
In March 2021, the UN Human Rights Council was given a mandate to collect and preserve information and evidence of crimes related to Sri Lanka's 37-year long civil war that ended in 2009. Meanwhile, Western nations taking a cue from the Human Rights Council’s highly critical resolution on Sri Lanka appear to be tightening the noose. Credit: UN Photo / Violaine Martin. 43rd session of the Human Rights Council. By Neville de SilvaLONDON, Jul 5 2021 (IPS) For well over a century Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, has been known to the world as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ for its multifaceted attractions. That is unt...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Neville de Silva Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific Civil Society Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

USMNT's Compressed Road to the 2022 World Cup Is Set
The seven opponents the U.S. will play in a 14-game qualifying round are now known—and so is the path to Qatar. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Qatar used Turkish banks to funnel hundreds of millions to jihadists in Syria, court papers allege
Qatar allegedly used Turkish banks to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to the Nusra Front group in Syria, The Times newspaper... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Middle East ’s Aster DM Healthcare announces partnership with Roche Diagnostics
The agreement will focus on improving solutions across Aster ’s entities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, and Oman. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 Rattles FIFA World Cup African Qualifiers - CAF Postpones June Fixtures
[Namibia Economist] The race for the Qatar 2022 World Cup for African nations have been dealt with a blow as the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) committee decided to postpone the qualifiers, that was to be played in June 2021, a statement released by CAF Thursday said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Variants, Studies Find
Two studies showed the vaccine to be more than 95 percent effective at protecting against severe disease or death from the variants first identified in South Africa and the U.K. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Lancet, The (Journal) New England Journal of Medicine Israel Qatar your-feed-health Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Pfizer Inc Source Type: news