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Sources say India to start random testing for international passengers across all airports

Brew Admin   Wed 21 Dec 2022    

India: Amid an unabated rise in Covid cases in China, the Indian government is re-introducing Covid-19 testing-related measures at airports for international travellers, sources said.  Following the Indian Union Health Ministry’s top-level meet to review the current Covid-19 situation in India, people […]


UAE further eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to drop

Brew Admin   Mon 07 Nov 2022    

Abu Dhabi: During the UAE Government media briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, Official Spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), announced that all restrictions and precautionary measures related to COVID-19 will be […]


WHO experts back second Covid booster for most at risk

Brew Admin   Sat 20 Aug 2022    

Geneva: Countries should consider giving a second Covid-19 vaccine booster to the elderly, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, as per World Health Organization (WHO) experts. Most Covid-19 vaccines […]


SEHA opens Al Wagan drive-through testing centre in Abu Dhabi

Brew Admin   Thu 18 Aug 2022    

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the opening of a new drive-through testing centre at Al Wagan Hospital, part of Tawam Hospital.  Located within Al Wagan hospital, the centre will provide […]


COVID19 cases cross the 1 million mark in UAE with the region ready for future emergencies

Brew Admin   Fri 12 Aug 2022    

Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frontline Heroes Office, said the public commitment has enabled the UAE leadership to deliver on its pandemic management strategy by following testing protocols, practising […]


You can now buy COVID-19 vaccines and PCR tests across Abu Dhabi pharmacies

Brew Admin   Sat 30 Jul 2022    

Abu Dhabi: In line with the emirate’s commitment to adopting international best practices and making healthcare services further access to all community members, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), announced that COVID-19 vaccines and PCR tests will now […]


WHO warns of the rise of COVID-19 cases due to the transmissible Omicron variant

Brew Admin   Thu 21 Jul 2022    

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said in the past six weeks, the global weekly number of reported cases of COVID-19 has almost doubled and warned that deaths are also increasing, but for the moment, not as rapidly as cases. […]


Covid Warrior Nurse gives birth to the UAE’s first Eid Al Adha baby

Brew Admin   Sat 09 Jul 2022    

Abu Dhabi: After two years of dedicated duty on the frontlines handling complex cases in the ICU and a difficult encounter with Covid-19, Sherin Mary Babu, a registered nurse at an Abu Dhabi Hospital, welcomed her first baby at the […]


N95 mask developed using 3D printing technology

Brew Admin   Tue 28 Jun 2022    

New Delhi: Scientists have developed a reusable, recyclable, washable, odourless, non-allergic and anti-microbial N95 mask employing 3D printing technology. The four-layer mask whose outer layer is made up of silicon has a shelf life of more than five years depending […]


Al Hosn green pass validity period reduced to 14 days

Brew Admin   Tue 14 Jun 2022    

ABU DHABI: Dr. Taher Al Ameri, Official Spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) announced an update to the green pass system on the Al Hosn app, reducing its validity period from 30 days to 14 […]


Your vote could be the best Eidi for a nurse in Dubai

The Brew News Team   Sun 01 May 2022    

Meet health worker Jasmine Mohammed Sharaf, a Dubai-based nurse who started an ambulance out of her Yaris car and saved several lives during COVID-19. Jasmine connected with families, white-collar workers physically assessing them as well as emotionally supporting them by […]