Saturday 24 August 2019
Infectious Diseases

New tech ‘could cut diagnosis time of diseases’

Instead of the 6-8 hours we currently spend on waiting for a diagnosis, now, with new diagnostic techniques, a lot of the new cases to be diagnosed in just 30-40 minutes, said experts ahead of the Arab Health Congress in Dubai, UAE.


Adult vaccination against infections urged

Adult vaccination against pneumococcal diseases like meningitis, respiratory infections and pneumonia, can save lives and prevent these infections from spreading, said a senior doctor, calling for mass awareness about the matter.


Infectious disease control ‘urgent need for GCC’

Communicable diseases remain a concern to the GCC states, emphasising the urgent need for effective surveillance and control in the region, said a top official. “The spread of communicable disease among expatriate workers ca


Bahrain to host major medical summit

Bahrain will host a major summit on clinical microbiology and infectious diseases next Saturday. The Bahrain Conference of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, organised by the BDF Medical Services and the Health Ministry, is bei

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