With Syria apparently experiencing many more cases of Covid-19 than the government publicly acknowledges, parents and students are wary about the scheduled openings of universities and schools.
The threat of toxic dust is just one facet of the mammoth task of restoring Beirut after the port blast. Teams of academics have formed to coordinate recovery efforts.
A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.
Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.
Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.
Exams for students in the final three years of medical training are scheduled in July. With Covid-19 cases on the rise, however, many students are afraid to take them.
Arab researchers have changed gears to find a way to help fight Covid-19 or understand its impact.
Researchers in Jordan have developed a new way to extract genetic material from a virus to speed up coronavirus tests.
New courses are being developed for health care professionals and the public to share knowledge of the novel coronavirus, treat the disease it causes and the mental health issues it creates.
Scientists are using computer simulations to find drugs that might be effective against the new coronavirus and genetics to find out who will be especially susceptible to it.