Women, particularly businesswomen and entrepreneurs must be responsible in empowering themselves towards an “equitable society and common future for all.” Helping women empower themselves helps the world heal, move on and move forward from the continuing scourge of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In quest of a suitable solution to curbing the spread of the coronavirus, humans seem to have created an equally, if not a toxic issue — that of improper disposable of face masks (“The disposable face masks that you wear may pose a huge environmental risk, scientists warn,” Mar. 13, Gulf Today).
Innovation and peace represent core factors in achieving prosperity for peoples and societies.
Perhaps the largest and longest celebration of local and global cultures in the UAE and the region, the three-week festival from March 20 – April 10, is organised by the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH).
America was sick before COVID-19 struck. The pandemic has made our national sickness more acute and illustrated the critical importance of “wellness” in preventing disease and optimizing health.
Pope Francis urged people to get the vaccination saying he would be inoculated against the virus himself next week when the Vatican begins its campaign and denouncing opposition to the jab.
The United States remains the worst-hit country, with around a fifth of the two million global Covid-19 deaths, and new US President Joe has made the fight against the pandemic his administration's top priority.
As of 1825 GMT on Friday, at least 2,000,066 people worldwide had been confirmed dead of the virus that first emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, according to an AFP tally.
The daily number of new coronavirus infections in France stayed above 20,000 on average for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, while hospitalisations reached an eight-week high of 27,041.
In an interview with AFP, ECDC chief Andrea Ammon urged European countries in particular not to drop their guard against a virus that “seems very well adapted to humans” and may require experts to tweak vaccines over time, as is the case with the seasonal flu.