When Lakshmi Sundar brought a malnourished stray puppy into her home in the Indian city of Chennai, she thought the brown-and-white bundle of energy would be a guest for just a few weeks.
WHO chief Tedros hailed the "heart-wrenching sacrifices" millions were making by staying away from loved ones on Christmas Day, adding that "we must not squander their sacrifices" as he called for people to keep up infection control measures.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Sunday that it conducted 152,146 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the MoHAP announced 944 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 201,836.
Greece's tourism sector is expected to recover next summer following a dramatic fall in revenues due to the coronavirus pandemic this year, a senior industry official said on Tuesday.
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The global pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives — how we work, how we socialise, how we dress. And without us even noticing, it also has changed how we talk.
The UAE has strived to keep a lid on the spiral in coronavirus cases and deaths. Compared to countries such as Brazil, with over 14 million cases and 400,000 deaths, or India, which has seen 20 million cases so far, the UAE has managed to stick to a much lower figure.
To hear some people tell it, vaccine passports are just another effort by Democrats, progressives and Satan to take away your freedom, just like when they told you to wear a mask and made you shut down your business. In a hyperventilating Wall Street
Malaysians can now travel for domestic holidays, get haircuts and shop at street markets. Schools and religious activities also will gradually resume. While happy to be back at work, hairstylist Shirley Chai she is nervous about the strict health rules for hairdressers, especially the one-hour limit for each client.