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Every year experts mark the month of November to tackle the problem profoundly and address new ways of limiting the complications before they become inevitable
Many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said, after a study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.
The following is what we know about the race to deliver vaccines to help end the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over a million lives worldwide
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
Details of the finding are expected to be published shortly in a clinical journal, the FT said, without naming the publication
Researchers found that between March and September, increases in smoke particles, other wildfire pollutants and carbon monoxide levels corresponded to increases in daily COVID-19 diagnoses and total COVID-19 deaths
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The Week of Italian Cuisine in Egypt has started and is determined to take the lexicon beyond mere pasta
Celebrity master chef Joe Barza, President of Lebanese Chefs Association, culinary artist, brand Ambassador and former co-host and head judge of Top Chef, talks about current challenges in the world of cooking
Many Cairo restaurants and supermarkets are providing hot meals and food items for medical staff and casual workers through the TeKeya mobile application this Ramadan, writes Omneya Yousry
Aziza Sami revisits a Mameluke-era cookbook for immunity boosting recipes this Ramadan
Top Egyptian chefs launch initiative to provide free meals to medical staff on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus
Egyptian chef Suzanne Sabah marks Valentine’s Day with truffles and cupcakes
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While celebrating the centenary of an exceptional rug-maker, Sweden marked the contribution of women in the making of the welfare state
In a breathtaking yet cautious ceremony, El-Gouna Film Festival held the opening ceremony for its fourth edition on Friday 23 October
Ahram Online consults a hair and fashion expert on how to maintain healthy hair and stay in fashion in 2020
In her latest collection, Cairo-based designer Sara Onsi paints the difficult times of 2020 in a better light
Greek influential sandals designer Eva Moldovanidou highlights latest sandals fashion trends for 2020 and her success story
Public space infrastructure is the key to making a city usable and accessible in the wake of the coronavirus, and Cairenes must bear this in mind
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The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
The Week of Italian Cuisine in Egypt (22-26 November) offers a variety of events in Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh and Alexandria
Some calculate that immunising just two-thirds of a population could halt the pandemic disease and help protect whole communities or nations. Some experts say such expectations are misplaced.
Cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer among women globally, is a preventable disease but strikes at least 570,000 each year and kills 311,000, the UN agency said
This week has seen a flurry of good news from COVID-19 vaccine developers, with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE trumpeting early data indicating their mRNA candidate is more than 90% effective
Denmark has discovered a new, mutated strain of the coronavirus stemming from mink farms, which authorities say could evade future COVID-19 vaccines
Japanese supercomputer showed that humidity can have a large effect on the dispersion of virus particles, pointing to heightened coronavirus contagion risks in dry, indoor conditions during the winter months
The new programme D-Tabkha posts short videos that focus on Egyptian culinary delights and their history
Doctors have learned more about ways to treat hospitalized patients, including those that may prevent the need for breathing machines
Hit by a plunge in turnover after foreign tourists vanished, Michelin-starred Hungarian restaurant Costes has staged a skyline dining event on the Budapest Eye ferris wheel to generate sales in a coronavirus-proof environment
The university said it hoped to start product development of the testing device in early 2021 and have an approved device available six months afterwards
The World Health Organization’s top emergencies expert said that European governments must take decisive action to shut down transmission of the coronavirus, including by curbing mass gatherings, to avoid more painful lockdowns.
The widely used BCG tuberculosis vaccine will be tested on frontline care workers in Britain for its effectiveness against COVID-19, researchers running the UK arm of a global trial said
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19
A study on ferrets showed the product dubbed INNA-051, which could be used complementary to vaccines, lowered the levels of the virus that causes COVID-19 by up to 96%
When a baby is held by their parent with skin-on-skin contact, the higher-level brain processing in response to pain is somewhat dampened
However the tests require an uncomfortable nasal swab and are not as accurate as the molecular, or PCR, tests.
Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health
'We need to rapidly scale up our clinical trials, manufacturing, licensing and regulation capacity so that these products can get to people and start saving lives'
Governments around the world closed schools to curb the spread of COVID-19, in most cases for around 10 weeks, or one third of a year of schooling
Researchers in Hong Kong recently reported evidence of a person who got the coronavirus a second time, months after an initial infection
Elders drive South Korea case surge More than 40% of new coronavirus cases in South Korea are being found in people ...
India reported the most new COVID-19 cases of any country in the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said
Four of the world's seven vaccines that are in the third phase of trials are from China
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