How not to get the flu

Flu cases this winter season are up by at least 70 percent compared to last year as Covid-19-related precautions have gone down, according to an expert. Earlier this year, the UAE eased coronavirus restrictions, almost two and half years after the pandemic began, as the number of cases dropped in the Gulf country. However, influenza or common cold cases have spiked massively since the onset of the winter season in September. Dr Mohammed AlJeaidi, a

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Health officials: ‘Get your flu shot’

With winter just around the corner, health officials have asked residents to take the flu shot to reduce disease complications resulting from common viruses. The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Monday officially launched its annual National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign under the theme “Protect yourself… Protect your community” to promote community awareness on getting vaccinated against seasonal flu, enhance disease prevention and reduce flu complications as well as educate healthcare workers on best

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No more masks in Abu Dhabi, Al Hosn App green status changes too

The Government has announced that residents no longer have to wear masks in most indoor places and loosened Al Hosn App requirements too. The news came via a tweet from the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), and marks the end of an era: face mask rules that have been in place for two and a half years. In a special briefing on the subject, NCEMA advised residents to wear a mask

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Lingering pandemic relationship issues? Here’s help

Did your relationship suffer during the pandemic? Still struggling to recover? You are not alone.  Priory Wellbeing Center in Dubai reports an 11 percent increase in patients seeking help with relationship issues in the last year. And according to a UK poll conducted by The Priory, which now has a location in Abu Dhabi too, one in four people (26 percent) think their relationship with their partner worsened over the period.  Mandeep Jassal, a behavioral therapist

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Pandemic work brings a Dubai nurse global recognition

A Dubai nurse was among an elite group recognized for going above and beyond in her work, earning a chance to represent the UAE and a shot at a major global nursing award. Jasmine Mohammed Sharaf was one of 10 finalists chosen from 24,000 applications across 184 countries, representing the UAE at the first Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award, which carries an impressive $250,000 prize.  The award, handed out at ceremony in Dubai to commemorate

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