Medical & Health

G7 health ministers say new coronavirus variant requires ‘urgent action’

December 3, 2021

G7 health ministers issued a joint statement on Monday saying that the “global community is faced, at a first evaluation, with the threat of a new, highly transmissible variant of COVID-19, which requires urgent action.”The UK had called for the urgent…

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Germany’s hospitals brace for COVID-19 peak at Christmas

December 3, 2021

Germany is likely to see a sharp rise in the number of seriously ill COVID-19 patients in the next three weeks, acting Health Minister Jens Spahn warned on Friday.Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, Spahn said the recently agreed measures will sho…

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UK Court Backs Meghan in Dispute over Privacy with Publisher

December 2, 2021

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father.The Court of Appeal in London upheld a…

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Celeb surgeon Dr. Oz — a longtime N.J. resident — running for Senate in Pa.

November 30, 2021

Published by NJ.com By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey’s show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61, will […]

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About 6 tons of drugs seized in Azerbaijan in Jan-Oct 2021

November 30, 2021

Published by Azer News By Vugar Khalilov Azerbaijan seized about 6 tons of drugs and psychotropic substances in January-October 2021, Azertag has reported. As a result of operational measures, 5,880 kg of drugs and psychotropic substances (2,606 kg heroin, 1,153 kg marijuana, 1.297 kg opium, 72 kg hashish, 89 kg cocaine, 550 kg psychotropic substances, […]

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Medical workers awarded in Baku

November 30, 2021

Published by Azer News By Laman Ismayilova For the first time, Global Health Summit and Awards has been in Baku. The ceremony took place at Fairmont Baku, bringing together representatives of medical centers in Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Executive chairman of the African Health Federation Dr Amit N. Thakker, chief […]

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Turkey evacuates 41 citizens from South Africa due to Omicron strain of coronavirus

November 28, 2021

Turkish Airlines carried out evacuation flights from South Africa on Saturday because of the Omicron strain of the coronavirus after Turkey implemented travel restrictions on the country.As many as 41 passengers were evacuated in flights from South Afr…

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Israel closes borders in face of new coronavirus strain

November 28, 2021

Israel announced Saturday that the entrance of foreigners to the country was forbidden due to the new Omicron strain of the coronavirus.The move came after the Cabinet gathered with Prime Minister Naftali Bennet’s leadership to discuss precautions agai…

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