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PHCC cancels vacations for doctors as COVID numbers rise in Qatar

Concerns of a third COVID wave increase as health officials in Qatar cancel holidays for doctors and medics. The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) sent out a circulation on Tuesday canceling all current and future...

Spike in Covid-19 cases: Public negligence or large scale events?

Two weeks after the Arab Cup wrapped up, Qatar is now witnessing a noticeable increase in Covid-19 cases, are the two linked?   In recent weeks, Qatar has been demonstrating its readiness to host global sports...

Omicron, Everything we know so far

  The latest “variant of concern” for the Coronavirus (or SARS-CoV-2), known as Omicron (or B.1.1.529), was first identified by scientists in South Africa on November 24. It is believed to be more communicable than...

Side effects of Covid-19 booster shot no different to second dose: Qatar health official

Qatar began its vaccine drive a year ago and at least 5,000,000 of the population received both doses. Qatar’s senior health official Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal assured that the side effects of the booster shot...

Pfizer oral pill gets US green light for at-home use

Trials show the oral drug is effective in preventing deaths and hospitalisations in high-risk patients. The US Food and Agriculture Administration (FDA) approved the first oral pill against Covid-19 to prevent hospitalisation and death for...

How phobias are triggered and what you can do to overcome your fears

Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder that cause irrational, excessive feelings of fear. If you have a phobia, you probably experience a deep sense of dread before an expected encounter of your fear...
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