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Mar 3 2021

Health Ministry to launch nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign next Sunday

Damascus, SANA- The Health Ministry on Sunday will launch the first nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign, and it will target children under-5 years of age regardless of their previous vaccinations. In a statement, the Ministry said that the campaign will start next Sunday March 7 and it will last till March 11, adding that it will be carried out at the health centers in different provinces and through mobile teams along with taking all the required precautionary measures against the novel coronavirus pandemic. The campaign aims to reach about 2.8 million children in different provinces, and all the technical and logistic …

Apr 16 2020

A Chinese medical aid package for detecting Coronavirus arrives in Damascus  

Damascus, SANA- A medical aid package provided by China to Syria for detecting coronavirus infection arrived in Damascus International Airport. In a statement to journalists on Wednesday, Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad expressed Syria’s appreciation over China’s stand by Syria and the medical aid provided to the Syrian people as it reflects China’s care for extending aid to Syria and all the countries of the world to fight coronavirus. For his part, China’s Ambassador in Damascus Feng Biao pointed out that this is the first batch of assistance and another batches will be sent soon. Assistant Health Minister Ahmad …

Apr 15 2020

Coronavirus infection cases exceed two million worldwide

Ottawa, SANA-The total Coronavirus pandemic infection cases exceeded 2 million worldwide, Worldometer website said, while the death toll reached at 121,000 according to the website. In a relevant context, a Canadian scientists team specialized in virology announced that they discovered a drug that effectively contributes to fighting viruses, among them the Coronavirus. A Japanese doctors team announced discovery of a drug that could stop the virus Hala Zain FORUM

Mar 5 2020

No Coronavirus cases in Syria, WHO announces

Damascus, SANA – The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday that no Coronavirus (COVID) case has been registered in Syria so far. WHO underlined, in a statement for WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, that no coronavirus infection has been registered in Syria, as the WHO categorically refutes false news posted on the social media regarding the coronavirus infection in Syria. WHO said that it works closely with Syrian Health Ministry for enhancing the health ‘s readiness and response to (COVID) according to the International Health lists. The Organization cooperates with the Syrian Health Ministry for taking preemptive measures …