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Egypt begins plasma therapy trial for severe coronavirus cases
Health & Fitness

Egypt begins plasma therapy trial for severe coronavirus cases

The Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tageldin announced Tuesday that Egypt has begun a trial using plasma taken…
Lebanese protests, politics resume with a new, virus twist
Middle East

Lebanese protests, politics resume with a new, virus twist

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese lawmakers convened Tuesday inside a cavernous Beirut theater so that parliament members could observe social distancing…
Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’
World

Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’

Weeks of confinement imposed by the coronavirus pandemic is taking a chilling toll on women and girls across Latin America,…
US readying ‘substantial’ aid to help Yemen fight coronavirus
Middle East

US readying ‘substantial’ aid to help Yemen fight coronavirus

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States is preparing a “substantial contribution” to help Yemen combat the coronavirus, but it…
Humans to blame for spread of coronavirus and other ‘zoonoses’
Environment

Humans to blame for spread of coronavirus and other ‘zoonoses’

Whether it came from a bat or a pangolin is not certain, but one thing is: the coronavirus outbreak that…
What we know about the ‘devious’ coronavirus
Science

What we know about the ‘devious’ coronavirus

Will the novel coronavirus leave you short of breath or make you lose your sense of smell? And if you…
Women in virus-hit Iran tech sector fight to keep hard-won jobs
Middle East

Women in virus-hit Iran tech sector fight to keep hard-won jobs

From the hustle and bustle of a startup, Fereshteh Kasrai now works from home, like many Iranian women fighting to…
Moody’s expects Egypt’s economy to grow by 4.4 percent by end of current fiscal year
Business

Moody’s expects Egypt’s economy to grow by 4.4 percent by end of current fiscal year

The Moody’s corporation anticipates the Egyptian economy to grow 4.4 percent by the end of the current fiscal year 2019/2020…
Egypt confirms 14 new coronavirus deaths, 157 new infections, raising total to 3,490
Egypt

Egypt confirms 14 new coronavirus deaths, 157 new infections, raising total to 3,490

Egypt on Wednesday confirmed 157 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s number of confirmed total cases so far to 3,490.…
Netanyahu and rival Gantz clinch Israel power-sharing deal
Middle East

Netanyahu and rival Gantz clinch Israel power-sharing deal

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz signed a deal on Monday…
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