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SEHA ADNEC Abu Dhabi Covid-19 Vaccine

SEHA’s new field clinic in Abu Dhabi to accept walk-in registrations for Covid-19 vaccine volunteers

Health authorities in the UAE have issued a permit for up to 15,000 volunteers to take part in the Phase III trials

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UAE records second consecutive day of no Covid-19 related fatalities

The Ministry of Health and Prevention added that 239 new Covid-19 cases were detected

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UAE reports 254 new Covid-19 cases, 346 new recoveries

The total number of cases detected has risen to 60,760

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 375 cases; 665 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in Oman has risen to 412

Emirates Hospitals Group selects Okadoc to digitise call centre, roll out telehealth platform

Okadoc’s platform is expected to reduce no shows and increase Emirates Hospital Group’s revenues

UAE posts 313 new Covid-19 cases, 393 recoveries

The death toll remains unchanged at 343

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 254 cases; 1,099 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 342

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Prior Covid-19 tests mandatory for all passengers arriving or transiting through UAE airports

Children under the age of 12 and those with severe or moderate disabilities will be exempted from the mandatory tests

Free Covid-19 tests for all expat residents and UAE citizens in Fujairah

The initiative will be undertaken in coordination with the Fujairah Medical District and the emirate’s emergency crisis and disaster management team

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 211 cases; 1,157 infections registered in Oman

The UAE has registered a total of 339 Covid-19-related deaths

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Abu Dhabi’s Covid-19 laser-testing at border made by-appointment only

A new laser-based DPI technique developed by the QuantLase Imaging Lab can rapidly screen travellers at the border for Covid-19

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UAE reports 393 Covid-19 recoveries, no deaths

The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the UAE stands at 55,848

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UAE to begin Covid-19 vaccine trials with 15,000 volunteers

There will be two vaccines that will be tested during the Phase III trials

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UAE reports 401 new Covid-19 cases, 492 recoveries

The new cases were detected following over 50,000 tests conducted to screen for the virus

GCC Covid-19 update: 2,779 infections reported in Saudi; Oman registers 1,318 cases

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 2,223

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UAE establishes new office to recognise and support country’s frontline workers

The Frontline Heroes Office will grant rewards, present certificates of appreciation, and nominate some to receive honorary medals too

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Emirates passengers from these 10 countries require Covid-19-negative certificates prior to their flights to Dubai

The certificates must be issued no more than 96 hours before departure

Dubz Dnata Covid-19 tests

Dnata’s DUBZ now offers Covid-19 testing as part of its home check-in services in Dubai

Dubz has partnered with Mediclinic for the service with results available between 24-48 hours of testing

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UAE approves use of Gilead Sciences’ remdesivir drug to treat severely ill Covid-19 patients

The USFDA granted remdesivir an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the treatment of hospitalised patients with severe Covid-19 infections a few weeks ago

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UAE reports 400 Covid-19 cases, 1 death; Saudi records 3,383 infections, 54 fatalities

The total number of infections in UAE and Saudi Arabia stands at 49,469 and 197,608 respectively

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Update: Covid-19 tests no longer required to visit Abu Dhabi’s beaches, parks

A few beaches and parks will reopen in the first phase starting July 3, with occupancy capped at 40 per cent of the total visitor capacity

Etihad operates 106 UAE humanitarian aid charters to combat Covid-19 globally

The flights were undertaken to 54 destinations to transport medical and food aid

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Photographs of those violating UAE’s Covid-19 precautionary measures published

Officials have warned that if violations continue to occur, it could lead to a “tightening of restrictions” in the UAE

UAE reports 421 new Covid-19 cases, one death

The total number of infections recorded in the country has risen to 48,667

UAE ends National Sterilisation Programme with immediate effect

Children below 12 will be allowed to enter commercial centres and restaurants across the country

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UAE begins world’s first phase III clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

If successful, the vaccine could enter the market by the end of 2020 or early 2021

Covid-19 impact: How should the UAE’s health insurance sector respond?

In the aftermath of the pandemic and its fallout, how should the healthcare insurance sector prepare for a post-virus era?

UAE reports 393 new Covid-19 cases, death toll touches 300

The total number of recoveries in the UAE has reached 30,996

Sweeping relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in Dubai; children, elderly allowed in shopping malls

The new measures are in effect beginning Thursday, June 18

CT Scan Al Ain Hospital Covid-19

SEHA showcases UAE’s first CT scanner to diagnose Covid-19-induced pneumonia

The 16-slice mobile CT scanner can evaluate patients who have contracted Covid-19 and assess the possibility of pneumonia, a common side effect of the viral infection