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Qatar has not seen second wave of Covid-19: minister

Qatar has not seen second wave of Covid-19: minister

Qatar has witnessed a stabilisation of the Covid-19 outbreak for several weeks and there has been no second wave of the virus, HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari has stressed.

Tokyo reports record daily virus cases, outbreak locks down Australia

Tokyo reports record daily virus cases, outbreak locks down Australia

Daily coronavirus cases in Tokyo and South Korea hit fresh highs on Wednesday, as pollution-cloaked New Delhi struggled with rising cases and Australia reported a highly contagious virus strain ...

Australia back on outbreak alert as state reports jump in virus cases

Australia back on outbreak alert as state reports jump in virus cases

The Australian state of South Australia reported 14 new coronavirus cases on Monday, a dramatic increase from the previous day, prompting the country's other states to tighten internal borders and amid concerns of a new virus hot spot.

QF’s PUE trained over 1,000 educators from education ministry amid Covid-19 outbreak

QF’s PUE trained over 1,000 educators from education ministry amid Covid-19 outbreak

Qatar Foundation is keen to continue providing the best education standards for its students and support its endeavour to help Qatar transform into a competitive and diversified economy ...

Australia warns coronavirus outbreak will take weeks to tame

Australia warns coronavirus outbreak will take weeks to tame

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Australia's second-biggest city could take weeks to subside despite a lockdown and orders to wear masks, Australia's acting chief medical officer said on Monday ...

Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak

Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after the country officially declared an end to a separate Ebola epidemic which claimed over 2,000 lives.

Group of WCM-Q students complete Qatar’s first university elective on infectious disease outbreak

Group of WCM-Q students complete Qatar’s first university elective on infectious disease outbreak

A total of seven Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) third-year medical students recently completed Qatar’s first university elective, called Infectious Disease Outbreak: A Public Health Response.

Beijing imposes strict measures to contain fresh coronavirus outbreak

Beijing imposes strict measures to contain fresh coronavirus outbreak

A district of Beijing was on a ‘wartime’ footing and the capital banned tourism on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale market sparked fears of a new wave ...

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

Britain said on Monday that China has questions to answer over the information it shared about the novel coronavirus outbreak, but refused to comment on reports that a US-led intelligence consortium ...

Portugal to move asylum seekers to vacant tourist flats after hostel virus outbreak

Portugal to move asylum seekers to vacant tourist flats after hostel virus outbreak

Portugal will test 500 asylum seekers for the coronavirus and move some into apartments left empty by tourists, after an outbreak at an immigrant hostel last week prompted scrutiny of overcrowded conditions ...

MoPH issues guidelines for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak

MoPH issues guidelines for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued guidance for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak.

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

The United Kingdom's novel coronavirus outbreak is starting to peak but it is too early to lift the lockdown because the virus would ‘run rampant’ if the government eased social distancing measures ...