As India ranked 10th in the global infection list, India's top medical body has said the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine may begin at least in six months.
While protecting physical health has been the main concern during the first months of the crisis, it is also placing huge mental strains on large swathes of the global population, the UN said in policy brief.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted over 58,000 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
Volunteers will undergo a medical evaluation of their current health to determine their eligibility for the trials according to global health policies and study guidelines. E
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The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday that 42,428 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted on different segments of the society over the past 24 hours.
The ministry has highlighted the vital role of the nursing and medical cadres as being the frontline of defence for the health of society in the provision of healthcare, especially in light of the new coronavirus crisis.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched several projects and initiatives to elevate awareness about smoking risks and to encourage smokers to quit.
"It has been noticed that the 20 to 40 age group is the most affected due to the wrong perception that their youth will protect them for being infected," Dr Farida Al Hosani said.