Are aliens hiding in plain sight?
Several missions this year are seeking out life on the red planet. But would we recognise extraterrestrials if we found them?In July, three unmanned missions blasted off to Mars – from China (Tianwen-1), the US (Nasa ’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover) and the United Arab Emirates (Hope). The Chinese and American missions have lander craft that will seek signs of current or past life on Mars. Nasa is also planning to send itsEuropa Clipper probe to survey Jupiter ’s moon Europa, and the robotic landerDragonfly to Saturn ’s moon Titan. Both moons are widely thought to be promising hunting grounds for li...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Alien life Science Mars Space Biology Saturn Jupiter Astronomy Biochemistry and molecular biology Zoology Source Type: news

Risky driving behaviour in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: a cross-sectional, survey-based study - AlKetbi LMB, Grivna M, Al Dhaheri S.
BACKGROUND: Traffic collision fatality rates per mile travelled have declined in Abu Dhabi similar to many developed countries. Nevertheless, the rate is still significantly higher than the average of countries with similar GDP and socio-demographic indica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reporter's Notebook: What It Was Like On Israel's 'Peace Plane' To UAE
Weeks ago it would have been unimaginable to see Israeli officials fly to the United Arab Emirates and walk out onto a red carpet. That... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UAE denies knowledge of Hotel Rwanda film hero's arrest as family raise 'kidnap' fears
The United Arab Emirates has denied any involvement in the arrest of Hotel Rwanda film hero Paul Rusesabagina, saying he left Dubai... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinians express anger and despair over UAE-Israel peace deal
When the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize relations with Israel, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declared the deal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma system developments reduce mortality in hospitalized trauma patients in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates, despite increased severity of injury - Alao DO, Cevik AA, Eid HO, Jummani Z, Abu-Zidan FM.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is a leading cause of death in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). There have been major developments in the trauma system in Al-Ain City during the last two decades. We aimed to study the effects of these developments on the trauma pattern,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Common aeroallergens and food allergens seen among allergic children in the United Arab Emirates
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - August 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Nigeria: UAE Donates Medical Supplies to Nigerian Govt
[Premium Times] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday donated 7.5 tonnes of medical supplies to the Nigerian government to support it in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trends in the prevalence of twenty health indicators among adolescents in United Arab Emirates: cross-sectional national school surveys from 2005, 2010 and 2016 - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the trends in the prevalence of various health indicators among adolescents in United Arab Emirates (UAE). METHODS: Nationally representative data were analysed from 24,220 in-school adolescents (median a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NASA ’s Perseverance Rover Embarks on the Agency’s Most Ambitious Mars Mission Yet
If there were any intelligent beings on Mars, they’d likely be confused by a little plaque recently added to the side of the SUV-sized Perseverance Mars rover, which lifted off at 7:50 AM local time on Thursday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida and is set to reach Mars in February. Nobody had planned any late additions to the rover—but no one had planned on a lot of things this year, least of all the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to burn across the world. As it did with pretty much everyone else in the United States, the pandemic forced the Perseverance team to work from home if they could, social dist...
Source: TIME: Science - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Roundup: Emirates Hospital Group implements Okadoc ’s telehealth system, update on Ireland’s contact tracing app and more briefs
Also, Liva Healthcare supports national weight loss service with LloydsPharmacy. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NASA Launches Mars Rover to Look For Signs of Ancient Life
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off for the red planet Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth to be analyzed for evidence of ancient life. NASA’s Perseverance rode a mighty Atlas V rocket into a clear morning sky in the world’s third and final Mars launch of the summer. China and the United Arab Emirates got a head start last week, but all three missions should reach their destination in February...
Source: TIME: Science - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: MARCIA DUNN /AP Tags: Uncategorized News News Desk wire Source Type: news

U.S. Eyes Building Nuclear Power Plants on the Moon, Mars
(BOISE, Idaho) — The U.S. wants to build nuclear power plants that will work on the moon and Mars, and on Friday put out a request for ideas from the private sector on how to do that. The U.S. Department of Energy put out the formal request to build what it calls a fission surface power system that could allow humans to live for long periods in harsh space environments. The Idaho National Laboratory, a nuclear research facility in eastern Idaho, the Energy Department and NASA will evaluate the ideas for developing the reactor. Read more: America Really Does Have a Space Force. We Went Inside to See What It Does The ...
Source: TIME: Science - July 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: KEITH RIDLER / AP Tags: Uncategorized News Desk Space wire Source Type: news

China Launches an Ambitious Attempt to Land a Rover on Mars
(BEIJING) — China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet. Engines blazing orange, a Long March-5 carrier rocket took off under clear skies around 12:40 p.m. from Hainan Island, south of China’s mainland. Hundreds of space enthusiasts cried out excitedly on a beach across the bay from the launch site. Launch commander Zhang Xueyu announced to cheers in the control room that the rocket was flying normally about 45 minutes later. “The Mars rover has accurately entered the scheduled orbit,&rdqu...
Source: TIME: Science - July 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: SAMUEL McNEIL and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL / AP Tags: Uncategorized News Desk overnight Space wire 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

UAE successfully launches Hope probe, Arab world's first mission to Mars
A rocket carrying the unmanned probe, known as Al-Amal in Arabic, joins China and US in race to red planetThe first Arab space mission to Mars has blasted off aboard a rocket from Japan, with its unmanned probe – called Al-Amal, or Hope – successfully separating about an hour after liftoff.A live feed of the launch showed the rocket carrying the probe lifting off from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan at 6.58am (9.58pm GMT).Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Space United Arab Emirates Mars Middle East and North Africa Science Source Type: news

UAE ’s Mission to Mars Launches Successfully—a First for the Arab World
(TOKYO) — A United Arab Emirates spacecraft rocketed away Monday on a seven-month journey to Mars, kicking off the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. The liftoff of the Mars orbiter named Amal, or Hope, from Japan marked the start of a rush to fly to Earth’s neighbor that includes attempts by China and the United States. The UAE said its Amal was functioning after launch as it heads toward Mars. Omran Sharaf, the project director of Emirates Mars Mission, told journalists in Dubai about an hour and a half after the liftoff that the probe was sending signals. Sharaf said his team now would examine ...
Source: TIME: Science - July 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Mari Yamaguchi and Victoria Milko / AP Tags: Uncategorized News Desk overnight Space wire Source Type: news

'We are all Martians!': space explorers seek to solve the riddle of life on Mars
With the red planet ’s launch window about to open, the US, China and the UAE are all sending craft to look for answersIn the next few weeks, a flotilla of probes will be blasted into space from launch pads round the world and propelled towards one of the solar system ’s most mysterious objects: the planet Mars. Within days of each other, spacecraft built by the USA, by China and by the United Arab Emirates will be sent on separate, seven-month voyages to investigate the red planet.Never has so much interplanetary traffic been put en route to Mars at one time - and all of it is intended to help answer a questio...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Mars Science Space World news US news China United Arab Emirates Source Type: news

Pro-CHAZ Democrat Seattle mayor working closely with terror-tied CAIR
(Natural News) Democrat Mayor of Seattle Jenny Durkan has quite the history with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a group proven by a federal judge to have ties to HAMAS, labeled a terror organization in the United Arab Emirates, and whom works closely with self-promoting anti-Semite and vocal supporter of Sharia Law, Linda Sarsour. (Article by Haley... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Receives Anti-COVID-19 Supplies From Dubai Ruling Family
[New Times] Rwanda has received over 300,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical equipment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ruling family. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Falling Clean Energy Costs Create Opportunity to Boost Climate Action in COVID-19 Recovery Packages
By External SourceFrankfurt / Nairobi, Jun 10 2020 (IPS-Partners) As COVID-19 hits the fossil fuel industry, a new report shows that renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever – providing an opportunity to prioritize clean energy in economic recovery packages and bring the world closer to meeting the Paris Agreement goals. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2020 report — from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre and BloombergNEF (BNEF), available at www.fs-unep-centre.org — analyzes 2019 investment trends, and clean energy commitments made b...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Energy Green Economy Health Source Type: news

Portable hospital grade steriliser launched in UAE
The recently unveiled, liquid-free UVLicht Sterilizer is the first brand of its kind to be founded in the Emirates. Currently self-funded by its founder, the company is reportedly in the process of scoping investors.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

'It is about our survival': UAE's Mars mission prepares for launch
Arab world ’s first interplanetary mission will see probe orbit planet for a Martian year to study its climateThe Arab world ’s first interplanetary mission, due to launch in 40 days’ time and reach the orbit of Mars in February next year, is about the survival and future of the entire Middle East, the leaders of the United Arab Emirates project have declared. The mission is also the latest sign that the old cartel of space exploration, onceconfined to the superpowers, is being broken up by new national entrants or private sector firms....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Tags: United Arab Emirates Space Mars Middle East and North Africa Science World news Japan US news Astronomy Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Fails to Buy Air Tickets for Stranded Zimbabweans in UAE
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's broke government has failed to pay for air tickets to ferry citizens holed up in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Lifelines in Danger
Credit: URDEE IMAGE/ZUMA WIRE/ALAMY LIVE NEWSBy Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph ChamiJun 4 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike. Yet for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shock will be magnified by the loss of remittances—money sent home by migrant and guest workers employed in foreign countries. Remittance flows into low-income and fragile states represent a lifeline that supports households as well as provides much-needed tax revenue. As of 2018, remittance flows to these countries reached $350 billion, surpassing foreign direct investment, portfoli...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph Chami Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Africa: A Global Challenge Made of Love to Combat COVID-19
[allAfrica] How about using the power of a digital platform to bring together people from all over the world to share, inspire, and empower each other? That is the objective of the Ubuntu Love Challenge, an initiative by African thought leader Mamadou Kwidjim Tour é with Her Highness Sheikha Bodour, youth and women's empowerment advocate from the United Arab Emirates. Both are also successful entrepreneurs. Toure is founder of Ubuntu Tribe and Africa 2.0. Sheikha Bodour launched Kalimat Publishing Group in (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Las Vegas needed help testing for coronavirus. Then a crown prince stepped in
A donation of 200,000 coronavirus test kits from the ruler of the United Arab Emirates has put Las Vegas on a path to eventually reopen its economy. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna M. Phillips Source Type: news

High-rise building in the UAE engulfed in flames, yet doesn't collapse like WTC 7 because fires don't collapse concrete buildings
(Natural News) One of the largest skyscrapers in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), burst into flames the other day and continued to burn well into the night, resulting in more than a dozen injuries and thankfully no deaths. But unlike the infamous World Trade Center Building 7, this residential tower did not collapse into its... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: UAE Donates 8 Tonnes of Medical Supplies
[The Herald] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday delivered eight tonnes of medical supplies that included sanitisers, gloves and protective clothing to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

World ’s Poor Hit by Double Jeopardy: a Deadly Virus & a Devastating Debt Burden
Credit: UNFPABy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, May 7 2020 (IPS) The world’s poorer nations, reeling under an unrelenting attack on their fragile economies by the COVID-19 pandemic, have suffered an equally deadly body blow: being buried under heavy debt burdens. Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, said last week that in 2019, 64 countries, nearly half of them in sub-Saharan Africa, spent more on servicing external debt than on health. Ethiopia alone, he said, spends twice as much on paying off external debt as on health. “We spend 47 percent of our merchandise exp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Civil Society Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nigeria: 265 Nigerians to Be Evacuated From Dubai
[Premium Times] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that an Emirates Airlines is scheduled to evacuate 265 Nigerians from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence, knowledge, attitude and practices of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C) among United Arab Emirates population - Al Awar S, Al-Jefout M, Osman N, Balayah Z, Al Kindi N, Ucenic T.
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a common practice in developing countries, including the UAE, and presents a major health problem. METHODS: A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 1035 participants: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

India sends hydroxychloroquine to UAE for COVID-19 patients
India has agreed to send hydroxychloroquine tablets to the United Arab Emirates to be used for treating COVID-19 patients, the Gulf Arab state's embassy in New Delhi said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

India sends hydroxychloroquine to UAE for COVID-19 patients
India has agreed to send hydroxychloroquine tablets to the United Arab Emirates to be used for treating COVID-19 patients, the Gulf Arab state's embassy in New Delhi said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UAE announces $5,500 fine for spreading unauthorised coronavirus information
The United Arab Emirates will fine people up to 20,000 dirhams ($5,500) if they share medical information about the coronavirus that contradicts official statements, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A Drug Developed to Fight Ebola Could Hold Hope for Coronavirus Treatment
Last year, when I visited the town of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), people did not shake hands. Bottles of disinfectant and buckets of chlorinated water were at the entrance of every business. Misinformation spread across social networks and on news-sites, and treatment centers in the northeastern province of North Kivu were being attacked by armed militias. At the time, Beni was one of the centers of a devastating Ebola outbreak, the second most deadly in world history. According to the World Health Organization, almost 3,500 people were sickened by the virus, and more than 2,000 died, a case fatali...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicolas Niarchos Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Chinese Academic Defends Country ’s Role amid Covid-19 Crisis
By Ehtesham ShahidDUBAI, Apr 1 2020 (IPS-Partners) Global crises need global solutions yet some adjustments will have to be made if the world has to adopt a multilateral approach toward tackling the Corona pandemic, a senior academic said on Tuesday, March 31. Participating in an e-symposium organized by the think-tank, TRENDS Research & Advisory, Prof. Yong Wang of the School of International Studies and Director, Center for International Political Economy at Peking University, said the G-20 has already taken an initiative and more such efforts are needed. “We have our national interests but for facing challeng...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ehtesham Shahid Tags: Conferences Health Source Type: news

Saudi Officials Urge Muslims to Postpone the Hajj Until Coronavirus Pandemic Is Under Control
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A senior Saudi official urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this year in comments suggesting the pilgrimage could be cancelled due to the new coronavirus pandemic. In February, the kingdom took the extraordinary decision to close off the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to foreigners over the virus, a step which wasn’t taken even during the 1918 flu epidemic that killed tens of millions worldwide. Restrictions have tightened in the kingdom as it grapples with over 1,500 confirmed cases of the new virus. The kingdom has reported 10 ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AYA BATRAWY and JON GAMBRELL / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk overnight Source Type: news

Dubai to support Emirates airline, halts tourist market to fight coronavirus
Dubai said on Tuesday it would help its state-run Emirates airline mitigate the financial blow from the coronavirus outbreak as authorities enforced a full lockdown on a district famous for gold and spice markets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Quo Vadis Homo Sapiens?
United Nations handing over 250,000 medical masks to Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe By Dr PL de SilvaNEW YORK, Mar 31 2020 (IPS) The writing is on the wall for all to see from far and wide – there is nowhere to hide from this invisible enemy, a new coronavirus, maybe with the exception of self-isolation, quarantined at home and even then, we are not 100% safe. An event of planetary magnitude is currently being visited upon homo sapiens (the so-called ‘wise man’ in Latin) – the primate species that includes you and me and every single other human being inhabi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr PL de Silva Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

UAE extends nightly curfew, Qatar reports first coronavirus death
The United Arab Emirates extended on Saturday to April 5 a nightly curfew to sterilise public places to combat the coronavirus as neighbouring Qatar reported its first death from the disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nigeria: Emirates Suspends Flights to Lagos, Abuja From Monday
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Emirates airline said on Saturday it would be suspending all flights into Lagos and Abuja from its operational base in Dubai, from March 23, 2020 because of COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shiite Hardliners in Iran Storm 2 Shrines That Were Closed to Stop Coronavirus Spread
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Hard-line Shiite faithful in Iran pushed their way into the courtyards of two major shrines just closed over fears of the new coronavirus, Iranian state media reported Tuesday, as the Islamic Republic pressed on with its struggle to control the Mideast’s worst outbreak. Roughly nine out of 10 of the over 17,000 cases of the new virus confirmed across the Middle East come from Iran, where authorities denied for days the risk the outbreak posed. Officials have now implemented new checks for people trying to leave major cities ahead of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, on Friday, but ha...
Source: TIME: Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JON GAMBRELL / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight Source Type: news

Sudan: First Coronavirus Case Confirmed As Khartoum Man Dies
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of coronavirus (Covid-19) after a man in his 50s died in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday. According to an urgent press statement by the Federal Ministry of Health, the dead man visited the United Arab Emirates during the first week of March. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Sees First Death From Coronavirus
[VOA] Sudan's health ministry has reported the country's first coronavirus death: A 52-year-old man who had traveled from the United Arab Emirates died Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bank of England must issue firm instructions to soften the coronavirus fallout
It ’s nice of a few high street banks to offer repayment holidays but it’s a piecemeal approach. Threadneedle Street must step upThe Italian view of mortgages in the age of the coronavirus is big, bold and serious:payments can be suspended, says the government in Rome. So what about the UK? Where are our equivalent emergency measures, should they be needed?Well, there was a flurry of announcements from banks themselves. Royal Bank of Scotland, as befits a bank still 62%-owned by HM Treasury, volunteered for national service byoffering affected customers three-month holidays on mortgage and loan repayments and t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nils Pratley Tags: Banking Bank of England Coronavirus outbreak Business Infectious diseases Science Corporate governance United Arab Emirates Healthcare industry Mortgages Financial Conduct Authority Aston Martin Automotive industry Regulators M Source Type: news

Peggy Compton, PhD, selected for induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Penn Nursing's Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN, the van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health, will be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) for her contributions to the nursing profession during the 31st International Nursing Research Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 23-27, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gulf states report new rise in coronavirus cases
The number of coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates has risen to 45 from 30, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, as other countries in the Gulf region also reported new infections. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia limits arrivals from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain to airports over coronavirus: SPA
Saudi Arabia limited on Saturday land crossings with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Bahrain to commercial trucks only, with arrivals from the three countries temporarily limited to three airports as a precaution taken over the spread of the coronavirus, Saudi news agency SPA reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news