Lebanon has No Choice But To Go Back into Lockdown Mode

The government has failed, the Health & Interior Ministries have failed miserably, the media failed and the people have failed too in respecting the COVID-19 guidelines. However, now is not the time to play the blame game because the situation is critical and the large rise in #COVID-19 cases in the past few days is quite alarming and spiraling out of control. The question now is whether we go back to a full lockdown or…

Safest Countries for COVID-19: UAE Ranks 11th, Lebanon 77th

A report on the top 100 safest countries for COVID-19 was issued by the Deep Knowledge Group, a consortium of companies and nonprofits owned by Deep Knowledge Ventures, an investment firm founded in 2014 in Hong Kong. Switzerland topped the list while two Arab countries made it to the top 20, which are Saudi Arabia & the United Arab Emirates. As for Lebanon, it only ranked 77th ahead of Egypt & Jordan regionally speaking. The…
Food

#McDonaldsCares: A Golden Card To Honor Health Care Heroes

1 month ago
Solidarity is the only way forward to overcome COVID-19 and we’ve seen tons of awesome initiatives in Lebanon by various businesses, NGOs and even on an individual level. Health front-liners, from nursing, doctors, administrative teams, ...
Critiques

Lebanon To Partially Re-Open Tomorrow: Wear Your Masks & Apply Social Distancing!

2 months ago
Lebanon’s Prime Minister has announced today that the government will proceed to “partially re-open” the country as of Monday, while Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi issued a memo detailing the rules to be followed as the ...
Baladi

Café Najjar Offering Free Raqwa Coffee Machines & Capsules to Health Heroes

2 months ago
To thank them for their service and for the sacrifices and efforts they are making round the clock, leading Lebanese coffee maker Café Najjar is offering free Raqwa Machines and capsules to the entire medical, ...
Baladi

LAU Mobile Clinic Touring Lebanon to Provide Free PCR Tests

3 months ago
LAU launched a week ago The Mobile Clinic and has been touring Lebanon offering free PCR tests for patients who cannot afford it or are not covered by the NSSF or any other medical insurance. ...
Health

COVID-19 Update: Is Lebanon Flattening The Curve?

3 months ago
Health Minister Hamad Hassan appeared in a video yesterday re-assuring Lebanese that we’re close to achieving our goal, which I assume means containing the pandemic and flattening the #COVID19 curve, but did not provide further ...
Health

Two Easy DIY No-Sew Approaches To Make Face Masks

4 months ago
Should healthy people wear masks to prevent Coronavirus? Should everyone wear masks? Is a Homemade Mask effective? Which material should we use? Are cloth face coverings recommended? How about cheap paper masks? Bandanas? The truth ...
Health

SPEAK UP COVID: Much-Needed Psychological Support for Health Care Workers

4 months ago
Everyone’s talking about providing health care workers with personal protective equipment, but there’s another crisis that few are tackling, which is how to mitigate or prevent more serious psychological or mental health issues that health ...
Health

AUBMC Launches Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center To Counter COVID19 Outbreak

4 months ago
Early last week, The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) announced that they’re now performing COVID19 tests at their newly established Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center. The PECC is located in Building 56, the ...
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