Impact of pandemic and disruptive new technology on economy

By Shoeb MohammadDoha, July 29, 2020Pandemic and disruptions are old. When the world grappled with Spanish flu in 1918 and impact of the World War-I, two new industries – oil and automobile – emerged. Within 10-20 years all the horse-drawn- carts and carriages disappeared from roads in New York and other big cities. This was a major disruption in the transportation. Horses used move carts … Continue reading Impact of pandemic and disruptive new technology on economy

Oman’s Covid-19 death toll rises to 355

Oman ObserverMuscat, July 25, 2020The Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Health Thursday said six people died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the total death toll in Oman to 355.The ministry announced 1,099 new cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 979 Omanis and 120 residents, which brought the total number of positive cases to 72,646.According to the ministry spokesperson, medical authority tested … Continue reading Oman’s Covid-19 death toll rises to 355

US National Institutes of Health wing focuses on antibody tests to crack Covid-19

Rockville Pike, MarylandJune 18, 2020The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, will draw from its diverse participant base to seek new insights into COVID-19.All of Us will achieve this through antibody testing, a survey on the pandemic’s impacts and collection of electronic health record information.All of Us shall give data access to approved researchers. The … Continue reading US National Institutes of Health wing focuses on antibody tests to crack Covid-19