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Covid forces Cape Verde out of Handball World Champs (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 18/01/2021 17:43:12

Cape Verde are forced to withdraw from the Men's Handball World Championship in Egypt after squad is decimated by Covid-19.

AP Top Stories January 17 P (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 18/01/2021 00:42:14

Here are the top stories for Sunday, Jan. 17: Statehouses largely quiet amid increased U.S. security; Kremlin critic detained at a Moscow airport; Norway adjusts advice on COVID-19 vaccine; Funerary t...

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah donates oxygen and ambulance to help Covid-19 fight in home village (source — www.independent.ie) 12/01/2021 16:17:42

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has donated oxygen and an ambulance to his home village in the Egyptian region of Gharbia, helping locals treat people suffering with COVID-19 as the country battles a ...

Mohamed Salah gifts oxygen supply to hometown hospital in latest act of kindness (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 09/01/2021 18:27:16

Mohamed Salah has regularly intervened to help those in his hometown of Nagrig, in north-west Egypt, and his most-recent donation will help coronavirus victims in a local hospital

‘Entire coronavirus intensive care unit’ in Egypt dies after oxygen supply fails (source — metro.co.uk) 06/01/2021 13:08:50

One of the patient's relatives recorded heartbreaking footage from inside the hospital.

Mo Salah gifts oxygen tanks to hometown hospital as Liverpool star continues incredible charity donations (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 05/01/2021 18:40:04

MOHAMED SALAH gifted oxygen tanks to his hometown hospital in the Liverpool star’s latest act of incredible charity. The Egyptian, 28, was born in the northern village of Nagrig. Salah was promp...

Overwhelmed medic sits slumped in Egyptian ICU as doctors battle to save Covid-19 patients (source — ) 05/01/2021 15:14:40

This harrowing footage shows doctors frantically trying to save Covid-19 patients in the intensive care ward of an Egyptian hospital after the oxygen allegedly failed.

Covid: Egypt summons man for video of ‘patients dying after hospitals run out of oxygen’ (source — www.independent.co.uk) 04/01/2021 19:48:15

Nurse seen hunched over on hospital floor amid scenes of panic and despair

'Vaccine diplomacy' sees Egypt roll out Chinese coronavirus jab (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/12/2020 09:30:04

A lack of trial data transparency from China has raised concerns, but the country is confidently pushing aheadWhen Egypt’s health ministry sent out an invitation to doctors to be vaccinated against Co...

31 Surreal TV Moments From 2020 That We Still Can’t Quite Get Over (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 29/12/2020 09:30:00

While 2020 has been a year we’re keen to forget in many, many respects, TV has been one of the few constants in our lives serving up plenty of moments to remember.From the strangest pronunciatio...

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