BREAKING NEWS | Crown Prince Thanks ‘Brilliant’ Health Workers Battling Virus

RIYAHD - - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman extended his thanks and appreciation on Friday to all workers in the health and pharmaceutical sectors, Saudi Press Agency reported. The crown prince commended the ‘health team who worked in a professional and brilliant manner in confronting the new coronavirus pandemic during the last period’, … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Crown Prince Thanks ‘Brilliant’ Health Workers Battling Virus

CORONAVIRUS | AstraZenca Aims To BRING Non – U.S. Vaccine Data Before The FDA

MILAN - - AstraZenca will start discussing emergency approval of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine with U.S. regulators one it has good trial fata from Britain, South Africa and Brazil, as it has no indication the watchdog would favour U.S. data. If and when AstraZenca reaches the first statistically reliable efficacy and safety results from those … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | AstraZenca Aims To BRING Non – U.S. Vaccine Data Before The FDA

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Virologist : Milan Surge Spreading To At-Risk Populations

MILAN – Italy has two weeks to stop the rising rate of transmission of coronavirus or it risks ‘following in the footsteps’ of European neighbors where exponential spreads have ushered back harsh restrictions, a virologist on the front lines says. Italian health officials have declared that the resurge of COVID-19 has reached an ‘acute phase’. … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Virologist : Milan Surge Spreading To At-Risk Populations

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Germany Sees 7,000 New Infection For First Time

BERLIN – Germany has confirmed more than 7,000 new coronavirus infections for the first time, its second consecutive daily record. The Robert Kock Institute, Germany’s national disease control center, said early Friday that 7,334 new cases were confirmed in the previous 24 hours. That compares with 6,638 a day earlier. Until this week, Germany highest … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Germany Sees 7,000 New Infection For First Time

NEWS ALERT | Tunisia To Ban Gatherings, Cut Public-Sector Work Hours Due To Pandemic

MILAN | ITALY - Tunisian Authorities will ban all gatherings and reduce working hours for employees in the public sector in order to stop the rapid spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said on Saturday. The decision was taken amid strong fears that hospital in the North African nation will be unable to … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Tunisia To Ban Gatherings, Cut Public-Sector Work Hours Due To Pandemic

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Jordan Warns Of Full Lockdown After Virus Cases Surge

AMMAN – Jordan warned on Wednesday it could be forced to return to a full lockdown, potentially devastating its fragile economy, after recording 1,767 new cases of COVID-19, its highest daily tally since the start of the outbreak. The country’s total number of confirmed infections now stands at 11,816, with 61 deaths since the first … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Jordan Warns Of Full Lockdown After Virus Cases Surge

HEALTH | Oxford And AstraZeneca Resume Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

LONDON – Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K. patient. In a statement, the university confirmed the restart across all of its U.K. clinical sites … Continue reading HEALTH | Oxford And AstraZeneca Resume Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Chief Hopes Coronavirus Pandemic Will Last Less Than Two Years

GENEVA – The World Health Organization hopes the coronavirus pandemic will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu and last less than two years, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, if the world unites and succeeds in finding a vaccine. The WHO has always been cautious about giving estimates on how quickly the … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Chief Hopes Coronavirus Pandemic Will Last Less Than Two Years

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults

Children under five years of age may harbor up to 100 times as much of the coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults and older children, according to a study out of Chicago. ‘Our analyses suggest children younger than 5 years with mild to moderate COVID-19 have high amounts of SARS-COV-2 viral in … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults