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The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani delivered a speech on Monday evening at the opening session of the Qatar Economic Forum in cooperation with Bloomberg, which is being held under the patronage of His Highness under the theme "New Persp..
During the month of October 2020, the Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital, Dr. Yousef Al-Maslamani, had predicted the access to community immunity against Covid-19 and a vaccination rate from 70% to 80% to be conducted by this time against the..
COVID-19 therapies made from a cocktail of two types of antibodies were effective against a wide range of variants of the coronavirus in a mice and hamster study, the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reported on Monday. Antibo..
Fully-vaccinated people can gather without masks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But, is this also the case for Qatar? The answer is no. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) calls on all people, including t..
GENEVA: A World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist said she had been devastated to watch unmasked crowds singing and shouting at the Euro 2020 football final in London on Sunday (Jul 11), expressing concerns that it would spur COVID-19 transmis..
The University of Oxford said on Wednesday it was testing anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as a possible treatment for COVID-19, as part of a British government-backed study that aims to aid recoveries in non-hospital settings. Ivermectin resulted i..
REUTERS AstraZeneca Plc’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine is effective against Delta and Kappa variants, which were first identified in India, the company said on Tuesday, citing a study. The study by the Oxford University investigated the abili..
REUTERS Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said late Thursday that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine showed promise against the highly contagious Delta variant in a laboratory study. An analysis of blood from eight patients showed that immune respons..
BBC Amid the misery of a pandemic that has claimed at least four million lives, the scientific search for its origins has itself become toxic. While it is now hideously ubiquitous, Sars-Cov-2 is still only an 18-month-old disease. And the searc..