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QRCS provides vital medical supplies for Yemen health facilities

QRCS provides vital medical supplies for Yemen health facilities

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) continues to support the healthcare sector in Yemen to face the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Qatar Airways increases health and safety measures onboard

Qatar Airways increases health and safety measures onboard

Qatar Airways has increased its health and safety measures onboard by introducing new personal protective equipment (PPE) for customers and cabin crew.

Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown, says 'no community spread'

Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown, says 'no community spread'

Sri Lanka's nationwide lockdown was lifted Sunday after a selective curfew a month ago was reimposed during a surge in coronavirus infections, the country's president said.

China puts half a million people in lockdown as Beijing fights new cluster

China puts half a million people in lockdown as Beijing fights new cluster

China imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people in a province surrounding the capital to contain a fresh coronavirus cluster on Sunday, as authorities warned the outbreak was still ‘severe ...

India passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

India passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

India now has more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to government figures released Saturday that showed a record daily leap of 18,500 new infections.

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Institutions and heritage sites reopening first will include the Museum of Islamic Art, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Al Zubarah, Al Jassasiya and Barzan Towers.

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

With hospitals already severely stretched, coronavirus-hit India is now bracing for the monsoon and its deadly annual onslaught of mosquito-borne illnesses, with an overwhelmed army of public health workers the only defence.

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic ...

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China reported dozens of new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Monday as a growing cluster of infections stoked fears of a second wave, while more borders were opened in Europe ...

Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital ...

Boeing launches 'Confident Travel Initiative' to protect passengers’ health and safety

Boeing launches 'Confident Travel Initiative' to protect passengers’ health and safety

Global aerospace leader Boeing has launched the Confident Travel Initiative (CTI), which aims to protect health and safety of airline passengers as the aviation industry is now taking measures to return to travel.

PHCC taking precautions in health centres to protect staff and patients

PHCC taking precautions in health centres to protect staff and patients

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has confirmed that it is taking the utmost care to protect patients and medical personnel from the risks of transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).