After Covid-19 first appeared in China late last year, doctors quickly realised what made some patients more vulnerable to the virus than others: age, gender and underlying health problems all played a part.
Wednesday, May 27, is scheduled to witness two historic moments in the annals of human spaceflight, providing yet another diversion from the depressing news of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Antarctica’s snow is gradually turning green as warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of “green snow”, first map of the algae blooms on the southernmost continent has shown.
Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
Not many people would choose to ride out the coronavirus pandemic in a crowded tin box. That’s why passenger demand for air travel has fallen as much as 90%. Of course, there’s also little reason to book a flight right now.
Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, a renowned Muslim scholar of hadith (Prophetic Tradition) and genealogies (Ans?b), captured the plague of the year 833 AH/1430 CE as it unfolded in Egypt and the surrounding areas in his Inb?’ al-Ghumr with some meticulousness.