Lebanon real-time news

Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses (source — www.independent.co.uk) 17/01/2021 16:21:58

Lebanon has finalized a deal with Pfizer to secure 2.1 million doses of the vaccine against coronavirus amid a surge in infections in the small country

Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines as virus hits new record (source — www.independent.co.uk) 15/01/2021 21:08:10

Lebanon’s parliament has approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the tiny nation hit a new record in case numbers and more hospitals reported they were at full capacity

Coronavirus live news: curfew in Brazil's largest state after surge in fatalities; record deaths in Sweden (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 20:30:56

Claims an entire hospital wing of patients dies in Manaus after oxygen supply ran out; Sweden’s death toll goes past 10,000Greece presses case for vaccine passports but other EU states waryCovid vacci...

Lebanon round the clock lockdown begins as covid infections reach daily high (source — www.independent.co.uk) 14/01/2021 20:30:20

The round the clock curfew will last for 11 days

Coronavirus live news: Sweden reports record number of daily Covid deaths; Lebanon begins 11-day, 24-hour curfew (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 17:29:01

Sweden’s death toll goes past 10,000; Lebanon closes supermarkets in lockdown; WHO team touches down in WuhanHow and why is the virus mutating?China records first Covid death since May as WHO team arr...

Coronavirus live news: Lebanon begins 11-day, 24-hour curfew; WHO team arrives in Wuhan (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 13:04:22

Lebanon closes supermarkets in lockdown; WHO team touches down in Wuhan; New York Mayor warns city will fall short of its inoculation goalsEngland officials underestimated number of rough sleepers nee...

Coronavirus live news: WHO warns no herd immunity in 2021; Moderna says vaccine immunity lasts a year (source — www.theguardian.com) 12/01/2021 03:00:02

Portugal’s president tests positive; Lebanon tightens restrictions as infections skyrocket; ‘Reckless’ Christmas rule relaxation blamed for Ireland surgeEngland told to prepare for worst weeks of Covi...

Lebanon considers tighter lockdown amid coronavirus surge (source — www.independent.co.uk) 11/01/2021 15:41:08

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister says the country has entered a “very critical zone” in the battle against the coronavirus as his government mulls tightening the nationwide lockdown announced last w...

Lebanon begins new lockdown amid surge in coronavirus cases (source — www.independent.co.uk) 07/01/2021 12:34:40

Lebanon has begun a 25-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus as infections hit a new record in the tiny Mediterranean nation and patients overwhelm the health care sector

Anti-US chants as Iraqis mourn fallen commanders (source — www.thesundaily.my) 04/01/2021 08:53:30

BAGHDAD, Jan 4, 2021: Thousands of Iraqi mourners chanted “revenge” and “no to America” on Jan 3, one year after a US drone strike killed Iran’s revered commander Qasem Soleimani and his Iraqi lieuten...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
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  • Fever
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  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death