Police in Dubai have built up a special unit of 38 sniffer dogs that can detect COVID-19 from human sweat samples with 92% accuracy, the supervisor of the training programme told Reuters. Dubai Police trained the cohort, which includes German Shep..
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From October, only people who are vaccinated with two doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be allowed to enter the mosques to perform Friday prayers, the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs MERA said. "The conditions for opening the mosque..
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Umrah and prayer at Grand Mosque permits restricted for fully vaccinated pilgrims from Oct. 10