Category: Health


Doha, 21 Sept. 2020 The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Qatar Foundation’s global health initiative, has announced a strategic partnership with BMJ, one of the world's most prestigious and most cited general medical journals. Under the new partnership, WISH have worked with BMJ on three reports that will include peer-reviewed academic ... Read More
September 21, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Pic AFP-Getty Newyork City Memorial Covid-19 Victims memorial May 2020 Pic Independent


19 Sept. 2020 (WHO) There have been 30,369,778 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 188 countries, and 948,795 deaths, reported by World Health Organization on 19th Sept. 2020. Around 20.3m are recovered worldwide As of 19 September 2020, following are region wise  confirmed positive coronavirus patients :   Region                                       Positive               Deaths Americas                 ... Read More
September 19, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui


07 August 2020, (AlJazeera News) 19 million people around the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19 and 11.5 million recovered cases. However, 724,000 patients of pandemic world-wide could not survive, 160,000 deaths reported alone in United States of America. 4.8 million confirmed infections across United States of America makes USA top ... Read More
August 7, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Mr Ali Darwish seen with Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 23 July 2020 (Qatar Tribune) By Ashraf Siddiqui The whole staff of ambulance service in Qatar are well-trained, well-prepared and well-equipped to assist in any kind of unforeseen national disaster, including coronavirus (COVID-19), Assistant Executive Director of Ambulance Services Department at Hamad Medical Corporation Ali Darwish has  said. Talking to Qatar Tribune, ... Read More
July 22, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
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Doha, 28 June 2020 (QNA) Based on the available public health data and COVID-19 spread indicators, including passing the peak, flattening the curve, and reducing the virus reproduction rate, the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management has decided to launch phase 2 of the gradual reopening plan on July 1st 2020 as ... Read More
June 30, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Lolwah Rashid AlKhater, Picture QT


Doha, 08 June 2020 (QNA) Lolwah Rashid AlKhater, Official Spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management has said that time has come to gradually implement four stages to lift some restrictions while taking all the necessary precautions effective 15th of June as First Phase, 1st of July, 1st of August ... Read More
June 9, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Angelli Gonzalez and her family visited grave of Maria Gonzalez, at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Staten Island, Pic New York Times


27 May 2020, (New York Times) Just over four months after the government confirmed the first known case, more than 100,000 people who had the coronavirus have died in the United States, according to a New York Times tally. The death toll is far higher than in any other nation in the ... Read More
May 27, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, Qatar, 18 May 2020 Qatar Airways has further enhanced its onboard safety measures for passengers and cabin crew. The airline is implementing several changes, including the introduction of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for cabin crew while onboard, as well as a modified service that reduces interactions between the passengers ... Read More
May 18, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
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Ankara, 25 April 2020 (Anadolu News) All corona-virus patients have been discharged from hospitals in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected last December, the country's health authority said Sunday. Mi Feng, spokesman of the National Health Commission, said the number of hospitalized patients in the city was ... Read More
April 26, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui


Ankara/Srinagar, 25 April 2020 (Anadolou) The corona-virus death toll in the US moved close to 52,000 and number of cases passed 905,000 on Saturday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The Maryland-based university's running counter showed 51,956 deaths, 905,364 cases, and 99,079 recoveries across the world’s hardest-hit country. New York is ... Read More
April 25, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui