Bayte Baytak – A free Airbnb initiative to shelter Red Cross and Medical Heroes during coronavirus crisis

"!كرمال أبطال الجهاز الطبي والصليب الأحمر بيوتنا إلكن" Lebanese always find a way to help each other. But this time, it transcended all expectations. People opening their doors to welcome Lebanese Red Cross volunteers and Medical Heroes for free, and help them quarantine away from their families and close to their working places, since they're one of the sectors that cannot stop during this coronavirus crisis. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-KyAkbHQv7/ The Airbnb initiative, launched a few days ago…

Three Initiatives by Lebanese To Produce Ventilators For #COVID19 Patients

Are there enough ventilators to treat all the patients? This is a question that's being asked all over the world as the coronavirus pandemic spreads its wings. Ventilators are key to treating critical patients as the coronavirus affects a patient's lungs directly, and Lebanon needs to acquire as much as possible to fill the critical gap if the virus were to spread. Luckily, and aside from the donations we got to acquire new ventilators, three…
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Calls to applaud the medical staff at 5PM, while MTV Lebanon launches marathon Téléthon day

3 months ago
The image has been shared widely around Europe, in France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands in particular. People stepping out on their balconies and saluting the medical staff working at hospitals, at around 8PM every ...
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Is Lebanon Managing Well The COVID19 Crisis?

3 months ago
According to the chart published today by the AUB Global Health Institute, Lebanon is relatively doing much better than other countries, such as Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Greece and Bahrain, in containing #COVID19 till ...
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Thermal Scanners Deployed at Rafic Hariri International Airport

4 months ago
The Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon tweeted earlier today pictures of two human temperature measuring equipments donated by Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd and deployed at the airport. This will help the authorities measure temperatures without ...
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COVID-19: We Need to Change Our Behavior To Avoid An Emergency Lockdown

4 months ago
“Cancel Everything: Social distancing is the only way to stop the coronavirus.We must start immediately“. That was the title of one of the coronavirus-related articles on The Atlantic today and it’s hard to disagree with ...
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Ministry of Public Health First COVID-19 Bulletin is Out

4 months ago
The Ministry of Public Health shared its first National Epidemiological Surveillance Program Bulletin on COVID-19 as of March 8th and it contains some insights on the spread of this virus in Lebanon. – 32 cases ...
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[Open Thread]: Coronavirus in Lebanon – Daily Updates

4 months ago
I’m opening a thread on the Coronavirus spread in Lebanon and I will update it on a daily basis. This will hopefully help keep the blog’s readers up to date with what’s happening, raise awareness ...
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Three Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in #Lebanon

4 months ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health confirmed a third case of coronavirus in Lebanon, after a man arriving from Iran on February 24 tested positive. This means that all three infected people so far were ...
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What We Know So Far About the First Coronavirus Case in Lebanon

4 months ago
Lebanon’s Health Minister confirmed today the first Coronavirus case in Lebanon, after a 45-year old Lebanese woman traveling from Iran was diagnosed with the virus. Apparently, Lebanon received a warning from its embassy in Tehran ...
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