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Family Of 'Loved' Covid Doctor Paralysed On Ventilator Could Be Forced To Leave UK (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/10/2020 11:32:37

Friends of a “loved and respected” hospital consultant who is paralysed on a ventilator after contracting coronavirus say they are worried his family will be forced leave the UK while he r...

Family of NHS consultant stricken by Covid face removal from UK (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 00:31:58

Dr Basem Enany, a cardiologist from Egypt, is critically ill but his work visa expires soonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe family of an NHS consultant who has treated m...

Threat of home demolitions sparks protests among Egypt's poorest (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/10/2020 20:14:12

Amnesty International says two killed in unrest over law demanding residents pay fines to legalise homesRights groups say two Egyptians have been killed and hundreds more detained in a recent wave of ...

Egyptian security forces target rare anti-government protests (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/10/2020 15:29:41

Amnesty International says two killed in unrest over law demanding residents pay fines to legalise homesRights groups say two Egyptians have been killed and hundreds more detained in a recent wave of ...

I Grew Up Believing The Earth Was Flat And Dinosaurs Were Planted To Test Our Faith (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 22/09/2020 08:00:16

“Jesus will return within the next decade, mark my words,” said my father as we walked home from church. It was 1998, and I had just turned six.Secretly, I was gutted. If judgement day com...

Can Covid-19 Cause Hearing Loss? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 21/09/2020 08:00:08

Every Monday we’ll answer your questions on Covid-19 and health in a feature published online. You can submit a question here.This week, HuffPost UK reader Amy asked: ”Does ...

Sydney man 'unlawfully' imprisoned in Egyptian prison since January (source — www.smh.com.au) 20/09/2020 17:00:00

The family of Waled Youssef has decided to go public, fearing for the man's health as the COVID-19 risk grows in Egypt's prison system.

Egypt joins UAE's inactivated Covid-19 vaccine trials (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 17/09/2020 20:11:11

Extension follows the successful launch of the trials in the UAE on July 16 by G42 Healthcare and Sinopharm CNBG

Coronavirus live news: Spain cases top 500,000 in European first as global deaths pass 890,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/09/2020 02:08:57

France could face “critical situation” in winter if cases keep rising; Greece registers 17 cases in Moria migrant camp on Lesbos; Egypt infections pass 100,041. Follow the latest updatesSpain first co...

Coronavirus live news: China says it has been vaccinating key workers; Trump approves plasma treatment (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/08/2020 10:17:18

South Korea tightens restrictions; Trump authorises plasma treatment amid attacks on FDA; send children to school, UK PM urgesChina has been giving potential coronavirus vaccine to key workers since J...

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