Category Archives: Medicine

China reports major drop in new virus cases; 143 new deaths

Beijing: China reported 2,641 new virus cases Saturday as it escalates measures to contain the outbreak and reassure an anxious public. The figure is a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was

China sees big drop in new virus cases; France reports death

Beijing (AP): China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the government announced new anti-disease measures as businesses reopen following sweeping controls that idled much of the economy.France, meanwhile, reported Europe's ...

PM follows up project to digitize health insurance system

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired on Thursday a meeting to follow up work progress in a project for digitizing the comprehensive health insurance system.During the meeting, Communications and Information Technology Minister Amr Talaat reviewed th...

PM follows up project to digitize health insurance system

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired on Thursday a meeting to follow up work progress in a project for digitizing the comprehensive health insurance system.During the meeting, Communications and Information Technology Minister Amr Talaat reviewed th...

In Egypt, Renewed Outcry Against Female Genital Mutilation

After the death of a young girl in upper Egypt during a botched circumcision, women and doctors in Cairo launched a number of protests in recent days to decry the practice, which has been officially outlawed since 2008. Government

‘We’re Losing Children’: South Sudan Ignores Reports on Oil Pollution, Birth Defects

The oil industry in South Sudan has left a landscape pocked with hundreds of open waste pits, the water and soil contaminated with toxic chemicals and heavy metals, according to four environmental reports obtained by The Associated Press.The reports