Tag Archives: Bahrain

Bahrain political prisoner Husain Barakat dies of COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Husain Barakat, 48, died after contracting the virus in Jau prison, where an outbreak of the coronavirus disease began in March. A political prisoner serving a life sentence in Bahrain has died after contracting COVID-19, the interior ministry and activists said on Wednesday, as the Gulf state fights a …

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Bahrain approves Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for use

[ad_1] Bahrain says it has approved the use of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine, following its earlier approval of a vaccine by made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech ByThe Associated Press December 13, 2020, 9:35 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DUBAI, United …

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Gulf’s migrant workers exploited amid pandemic

[ad_1] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The controversy surrounding cheap migrant labor in the oil-rich Gulf states has intensified during the coronavirus pandemic, amid reports of workers going without food and water and being deprived of pay. “A massive issue not being discussed is that some of the (workers) are going …

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Pitfalls the UK needs to avoid when contact tracing for coronavirus | World news

[ad_1] Fresh uncertainty over the UK’s contact-tracing plans has thrown light on the difficulties of a successful track-and-trace system to tackle Covid-19. Prof John Ashton, a former regional director of public health and regional medical officer for the north-west of England, describes his experience of contact tracing at the early …

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