Genetic gains for better grains
(King Abdullah University of Science& Technology (KAUST)) A nutritious millet crop grown mainly in West Africa could be genetically improved for large-scale agriculture in Saudi Arabia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Science Academies submit recommendations to the G20 countries
(Leopoldina) In the run-up to the summit of the G20 countries in November 2020 to be held in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), the science academies of these countries have presented their joint statement 'Foresight: Science for Navigating Critical Transitions'. The paper was handed over to the Saudi Arabian G20 presidency on Saturday. In their statement, the academies of science emphasize the necessity to consider global challenges in all their complexity and cross-linkage and emphasize the contribution of science to the management of upheavals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Concern over clusters in French schools – as it happened
This blog is now closed. Follow the latest below:Coronavirus updates – live12.16amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 1m as India poised to pass 6m cases11.50pmBSTHello,Helen Sullivan joining you now. I ’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours.Get in touch onTwitter @helenrsullivan.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now); Ben Quinn, Archie Bland and Helen Davidson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: three more Welsh counties face local lockdowns; concern over clusters at French schools
Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan face further measures; Le Monde reports32% of outbreaks in France found in schools or universitiesRegular ‘circuit breaker’ lockdowns ‘could help control Covid’Minister refuses to guarantee students will be home for ChristmasBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresAustralia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’See all our coronavirus coverage2.50pmBSTInMarseille,a coronavirus hotspot, the city ’s top flight football team has been given a government order to play behind closed doors. InGerma...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ben Quinn (now); Archie Bland and Helen Davidson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

Wind forecasts power up for reliable energy production
(King Abdullah University of Science& Technology (KAUST)) Prediction of wind speed and direction for up to several hours in advance improves Saudi Arabia's wind energy potential. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live updates: global death toll nears 1m, Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions
France records more than 14,000 new Covid cases; Colombia passes 800,000 infections; Saudi Arabia plans to resume tourist visas by early 2021. Follow latest updatesBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresAustralia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of Covid deaths in MassachusettsWhy dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friendSee all our coronavirus coverage12.35amBSTCovid-19 has had far-reaching impacts all around the world – including on how defence forces operate.Australia ’s defence minister, Linda Reynolds, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

Over 200,000 People Have Died in the US: Live Covid-19 Updates
Over 200,000 people have died in the United States, a staggering toll that comes as the virus spreads to places that were spared early on. Saudi Arabia takes steps to reopen Mecca. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on Mecca pilgrimage amid virus
Saudi Arabia says Muslims will be allowed to perform the smaller, year-round pilgrimage starting Oct. 4 as the kingdom gradually begins lifting a suspension that had been in place on Islam’s holiest site for the past seven months due to the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia to launch app for Mecca pilgrims amid virus
Saudi Arabia has released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims back to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca to perform the smaller-year-round pilgrimage (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Safety climate perceptions in the construction industry of Saudi Arabia: the current situation - Mosly I, Makki AA.
This study aims at revealing th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Scientists Discover 120,000-Year-Old Human Footprints In Saudi Arabia
Scientists discovered 120,000-year-old human footprints in Saudi Arabia along with those of horses and elephants — hinting the region was once more hospitable to people moving out of Africa. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ancient human footprints in Saudi Arabia give glimpse of Arabian ecology 120000 years ago
(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) Using high resolution paleoecological information obtained from fossilized footprints, a new study published in Science Advances presents ~120 thousand-year-old human and animal footprints from an ancient lake bed in northern Arabia. These findings represent the earliest evidence for humans in this part of the world and show that human and animal movements and landscape use were closely linked. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia  to partially lift suspension of international flights – as it happened
More than307,000 cases in 24 hours to Sunday;Israel imposes second national lockdown;Cases hit daily record in Czech Republic. This blog is closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here11.51pmBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record new global cases; Israel becomes first country to reimpose lockdown11.49pmBSTThe UK government ’s coronavirus testing programme is dealing with a backlog of 185,000 swabs, with tests being sent to Italy andGermany as local labs are overwhelmed.Not even a week after the governmentwa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now), Jedidajah Otte ,Haroon Siddique, Ben Doherty, Alison Rourke and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news US news Australia news India Brazil Science Source Type: news

The role of ethanol in fatalities in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Al-Asmari AI, Al-Amoudi DH.
This study developed and validated a method using headspace gas chromatography with flame ionization detection a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The severity of fall injuries in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study - Razik MA, Alslimah FA, Alghamdi KS, Altamimi MA, Alzhrani AA, Alqahtani NM, Alshalawi SM.
INTRODUCTION: fall injuries constitute a major public health concern worldwide, contributing to over 646,000 deaths every year. The aim of this study was to determine the nature and severity of fall injuries at a tertiary hospital in the Kingdom of Saudi A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A cross-sectional study of the prevalence and severity of maxillofacial fractures resulting from motor vehicle accidents in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - AlHammad Z, Nusair Y, Alotaibi S, Ababtain R, Alsulami S, Aljumah G.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the prevalence and severity of maxillofacial fractures resulting from motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study of 325 males (89... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Population control: 6.8 Million fewer girls to be born in India by 2030 because of selective abortion
(Natural News) Researchers report that roughly 6.8 million fewer girls will be born throughout India by the year 2030 thanks to the heavy usage of selective abortions in the country. This is according to a study published in the journal Plos One in which researchers from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiological characteristics of fall injuries and their related outcome in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study from a Level-I trauma center - Alghnam S, Alsayyari AS, Towhari JA, Alsayer RM, Almohaimeed MY, Aldebasi MH, Albabtin IT.
BACKGROUND: Falls are the leading cause of admissions for trauma emergency in Saudi Arabia. However, the scarcity of evidence of what the burden of falls is locally limits the understanding of the underlying risk factors and hinders planning of effective p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Beliefs about students' mental health issues among teachers at elementary and high schools, Hail Governorate, Saudi Arabia - Kamel A, Haridi HK, Alblowi TM, Albasher AS, Alnazhah NA.
Teachers' awareness about and attitude towards students' with mental health issues are often affecting their practical role in proper care of students with mental health problems. This is a cross-sectional study carried out among teachers in elementary (pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vast stone monuments constructed in Arabia 7,000 years ago
(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) In a new study published in The Holocene, researchers from the Max Planck Society in Jena together with Saudi and international collaborators, present the first detailed study of 'mustatil' stone structures in the Arabian Desert. These are vast structures made of stone piled into rectangles, which are some of the oldest large-scale structures in the world. They give insights into how early pastoralists survived in the challenging landscapes of semi-arid Arabia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Morbidity patterns of non-traffic unintentional injuries among the pediatric age group attending the emergency department at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - AlAteeq MA, Alsulayhim AK, AlHargan F, AlSamaani IS, Alyousef M, AlDossari A.
OBJECTIVEs The aim of this study is to measure the magnitude and describe morbidity pattern, management, and outcome of non-traffic unintentional injuries among a pediatric age group at a tertiary hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Saudi Students Urge Ministry to Apologise, Withdraw Statement
[The Point] Gambian students in Saudi Arabia whose details were published by the Ministry of Health for allegedly jumping quarantine after returning from the Kingdom, have debunked the claims as "false", saying the ministry failed in its responsibility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The burden of bites and stings management: experience of an academic hospital in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Khan A, Al-Kathiri WH, Balkhi B, Samrkandi O, Al-Khalifa MS, Asiri Y.
PURPOSE: The main aim of this study is to estimate the economic burden and prevalence of bites and stings injuries in Saudi Arabia. Methods: A retrospective, cross-sectional study was conducted at King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC) for all bites... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic dental injuries in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia: factors influencing teachers' management practices - Gaffar B, AlHumaid J, Nazir MA, Alonaizan F.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Traumatic dental injuries (TDI) in children frequently occur in schools where teachers can play an important role in their management. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess schoolteachers' knowledge and the factors that determine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reported child maltreatment in the Riyadh region of Saudi Arabia: a retrospective study - Al-Zayed B, Alshehri AAA, Alshanawani H, Alresheedi ZO, Alshammari RDA, Alrashed N, Ibrahim SF.
Child maltreatment (CM) exists throughout the world, including within the Arab region. However, the resources addressing CM in Saudi Arabia remain limited. The study described the medico-legal characteristics of CM victims referred to the Saudi Forensic Me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perceptions of mental health nurses toward caring for suicidal hospital inpatients in Saudi Arabia - Alhamidi SA, Alyousef SM.
This study aims to explore related mental health nurse experiences. A phenomenological qualitative inquiry of 20 practicing men... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Assessment of knowledge and attitudes of traumatic dental injuries among Saudi dental students: a multicenter cross-sectional study - Bukhary S.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this multicenter cross-sectional study was to assess the knowledge and attitudes of senior dental students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, regarding the management of traumatic dental injuries. Materials and Methods: A stratified rand... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association between family cohesion and disability following blunt trauma: findings from a level-I trauma center in Saudi Arabia - Almarwani SM, Hijazi LO, Alamer MA, Alnwaiser JM, Aldakheel RA, Alsheikh K, Albabtain I, Alghnam S.
BACKGROUND: Injuries pose a significant burden on population health of Saudi Arabia. Even in nonfatal injuries, the burden varies from temporary to permanent disabilities. Health outcomes following injuries can vary, and predictors of recovery from disabil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Parental support, beliefs about mental illness, and mental help-seeking among young adults in Saudi Arabia - Mahsoon A, Sharif L, Banakhar M, Alasmee N, Almowallad E, Jabali R, Bahamil A, Assur S.
This study aimed to examine the relationships of parental suppo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Occupational accidents and injuries in construction industry in Jeddah city - Abukhashabah E, Summan A, Balkhyour M.
This study identified the causes of accidents and injuries in the cons... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Global report: obey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warn
Countries around the world battle to contain rises in numbers of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance ’s health minister, Olivier V éran, has warned that the struggle with coronavirus virus will be long, and that a second national lockdown will be avoided only if people stick to physical distancing rules.His comments came as the USdeath toll from the virus approached 150,000 and asRussia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said the recent improvement in his country could quickly be reversed.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Peter Beaumont, Kim Willsher and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science France Russia Belgium Spain Luxembourg Croatia Hong Kong Saudi Arabia World news Source Type: news

Saudi German Hospitals implement Robotic Process Automation to improve patient experience
The UAE-based group has recruited Automation Anywhere to provide AI-powered software bots to “modernise key touch points”. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Blueprint may power up KSA's wind energy future
(King Abdullah University of Science& Technology (KAUST)) High-resolution analysis of wind speed across Saudi Arabia can help fast track the expansion of the Kingdom's emerging world-class wind energy industry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the general population of Saudi Arabia - Alkhamees AA, Alrashed SA, Alzunaydi AA, Almohimeed AS, Aljohani MS.
BACKGROUND: The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an emerging infection causing a widely spread pandemic of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The current COVID-2019 pandemic is prompting fear of falling sick, dying, helples... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: 648 Nigerians Evacuated From Europe, Saudi Arabia, Others - Commission
[Premium Times] Nigeria has evacuated no fewer than 648 nationals stranded in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and some parts of Europe as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a government agency has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report: Members of Russia ’s ‘Business and Political Elite’ Have Been Receiving Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine
(Bloomberg) — Scores of Russia’s business and political elite have been given early access to an experimental vaccine against COVID-19, according to people familiar with the effort, as the country races to be among the first to develop an inoculation. Top executives at companies including aluminum giant United Co. Rusal, as well as billionaire tycoons and government officials began getting shots developed by the state-run Gamaleya Institute in Moscow as early as April, the people said. They declined to be identified as the information isn’t public. The Gamaleya vaccine, financed by the state-run Russian D...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stepan Kravchenko, Yuliya Fedorinova and Ilya Arkhipov / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk russia wire Source Type: news

Korea's'Dr. Answer' to undergo trial in Saudi Arabia
The AI medical software solution reportedly identifies abnormalities in body fluids and tissues, and is currently able to diagnose eight diseases, including rare genetic disorders. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 20, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 14m as Australian parliament is postponed
The US, Brazil and India see biggest increases as worldwide tally grows by 237,743 in 24 hours; Australian parliament postponed on medical advice. Follow all the developments liveOpposition accepts Scott Morrison ’s decision to postpone parliamentGlobal report: India cases pass 1 million markBoris Johnson ’s plan for ‘normality’ met with criticismLos Angeles suburbs hit hard as cases surge in California5.57amBSTHi all, it ’sNaaman Zhou here. Thanks toMatilda Boseleyfor her incredible work on the blog earlier.Australia’s finance minister,Mathias Cormann, will take part in a virtual meetin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier) Tags: World news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Saudi honey found to be a potent antibacterial against drug-resistant bacteria
(Natural News) Honey collected from different parts of the world have demonstrated powerful antibacterial properties in multiple studies. They have also proven themselves useful in reducing inflammation, accelerating wound debridement, and promoting other processes that lead to faster wound healing. Various kinds of honey have been tested on different types of wounds, such as infected... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists' willingness to report suspected violence cases in Saudi Arabia - Abolfotouh MA, Alfehaid HA, Almadi DS, Aldali HW, Alshareef AA, Adlan AA.
This study aimed to investigate dentists' willingness to report suspected violence exposure o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Current trauma care system in Saudi Arabia: a scoping literature review - Alharbi RJ, Lewis V, Mosley I, Miller C.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is one of the leading causes of death worldwide with millions of people dying each year, particularly in low or middle-income countries. This paper describes and evaluates the current trauma system (TS) in Saudi Arabia (SA). METHODS:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Australian city of Melbourne to re-enter lockdown; India deaths pass 20,000
South Africa ’s cases pass 200,000;Kenya emerges from lockdown; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonarotested again for coronavirusMelbourne to re-enter Stage 3 lockdown for six weeksSouth Africa cases pass 200,000 as Kenya plans ‘phased reopening’New Zealand rations places for citizens returning home during Covid-19UK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?1.18pmBSTThere have been teething problems in Australia with the permit system allowing people to cross the border between New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria when the border closes tomorrow,according to ABC...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now); Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases UK news US news Australia news Microbiology Source Type: news

Epidemiology of burn-related infections in the largest burn unit in Saudi Arabia - Mater ME, Yamani AE, Aljuffri AA, Binladen SA.
OBJECTIVES: To first describe the epidemiological data of burns, including burn types and burn-related infections, in adult and pediatric patients. Second, to determine the effect of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on length of hospital ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
Between 1 April and 31 May 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported nine new cases of MERS-CoV infection, including five deaths. The cases were reported from Riyadh (seven cases), Assir (one case) and Northern (one case) Regions. Most cases were and ages of the reported cases ranged from 40 to 96 years. Of the cases reported in Riyadh six were from a hospital outbreak in the region between 21 and 31 May 2020: an index case who was a newly admitted patient, and five secondary cases identified through contact tracing. One of the secondary cases was a health care worker and the other four were in-patients a...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Knowledge and attitudes toward child abuse and neglect among medical and dental undergraduate students and interns in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Gopalakrishna V, Basheer B, Alzomaili A, Aldaham A, Abalhassan G, Almuziri H, Alatyan M, AlJofan M, Al-Kaoud R.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a major problem around the world including Saudi Arabia. According to National Family Safety Program registry, most of cases of CAN in Saudi Arabia are detected in hospitals. Hence, healthcare professionals play... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patterns and etiology of maxillofacial fractures: a 5-year retrospective study - Alharbi FA, Makrami AM, Ali FM, Maghdi AA.
AIM: The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence, common age, gender, causes, types, treatment modality, and complication of the maxillofacial fractures for the patients admitted to King Fahad Central Hospital in Gizan City, Saudi Arabia. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Saudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendees as global Covid-19 cases pass 9m
Texas ‘wide open for business’;WHO urges dexamethasone steroid boom; South Africa infections top 100,000. Follow the latest updatesSaudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendeesHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overGlobal cases pass 9 millionBarcelona opera reopens with performance for nearly 3,000 potted plantsSee all our coronavirus coverage10.01amBSTPeople inFrance are being urged to go back to their places of work in a new easing of the coronavirus regulations following a “significant improvement in the health situation”.The employment minister, Muriel P éni...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nick Ames (now); Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Brazil Source Type: news

Nigeria: Saudi Arabia Bars International Pilgrims from Hajj
[Premium Times] This year's hajj will be restricted to residents in Saudi Arabia, the government of the country said in a statement Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bolsonaro silent as Brazil passes 50,000 deaths; global cases reach 9 million – as it happened
China halts imports from food plant where 481 tested positive; South Africa hits 100,000 cases; New York shops reopen; Lisbon brings back lockdown restrictions. This blog is closedHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overSouth Korea has Covid-19 second wave as Israel ponders new lockdownWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirus12.12amBSTWe ’ve launched a brand new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Saudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendees as global Covid-19 cases...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now); Damien Gayle, Ben Quinn, Frances Perraudin andHelen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Australia news UK news US news China Europe Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news