Dr Naqeeb Khalid, who graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1983 before acquiring experience in the invention of medical devices and systems, has introduced an instant COVID-19 diagnostic test using a smartphone.
Slovakia on Saturday begins a programme to screen its entire population for coronavirus with antigen tests in what would be a global first, but critics have said the plan is poorly thought out.
The Health Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The UAE health ministry announced on Thursday that it has conducted 284,799 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 1,541 new coronavirus cases.The new infections bring the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 656,354.
The Health Ministry stressed in a statement that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
MoHAP expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities.
The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Departmenthas directed all establishments related to health, foodstuffs and veterinary centres to follow up on their workers’ health. The directive is aimed at ensuring their safety and to make sure they are not infected with COVID-19.
Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar feared that Pakistan might face the worst coronavirus situation after two weeks if preventive measures were not strictly adhered to.
It is the first time Pakistan has participated in such a trial, which comes amid a string of positive vaccine announcements by Western pharmaceutical companies this month.