Corona indicators rise
Today, Tuesday, the Ministry of Health announced the registration of 2,585 new cases of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Kingdom, during the past 24 hours; Which brings the total injuries to 562,437 cases.
The ministry stated – via Twitter – that 375 new cases of corona recovery were recorded; The total number of recoveries from the virus reached 543,129.
She indicated that two deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths since the start of the Corona pandemic until now, to 8,883 cases.
Good news about corona virus
The chief researcher in the “AstraZeneca” vaccine trials, Professor Andrew Pollard, revealed good news about the future of the Corona virus, in light of the spread of the mutated “Omicron”.
And Andrew Pollard, director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, which developed the AstraZeneca vaccine, said: “The worst-case scenarios for Covid-19 are behind us even with the spread of Omicron,” noting that things will improve, but “we have to get through this winter.”
Pollard added that the procedure for giving booster doses of corona vaccines every six months is “impractical”, stressing that “a fourth dose should not be provided until there is more evidence that proves its feasibility and medical effects.”
“There is no point in trying to stop all the injuries,” he stressed. At some point, society must open up despite the threat from Omicron, “according to the British “Sky News” network, noting that there will be a stage in which the infection will spread, so attention should be paid in the winter. Lockdown decisions and other health measures come from the authorities, not the scientists.
Pollard concluded his speech by saying, “We have to rely on vaccines, and the greatest danger is still the unvaccinated.”
Al-Ittihad responds to Al-Hilal
Al-Ittihad club management continues to try to include a number of stars during the winter transfer period, led by Mohamed Kno, Al-Hilal player.
Allegri’s position on Barcelona’s request
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has rejected the idea of dispensing with international striker Alvaro Morata during the upcoming winter transfers.
Gold prices fall
Gold prices fell in the Saudi market in the morning trading, today, Tuesday, in parallel with the decline of the precious metal in the global markets.
Doctors from the United Kingdom have come up with a new treatment with electric currents to destroy hard-to-reach tumors in the prostate area in just one hour.
Doctors described the treatment, called “Nanoknife”, as “amazing, simple and fast” after it was found to have fewer side effects than radiotherapy, according to the British newspaper “dailymail”.
New treatment for prostate cancer
Surgeons at University College London Hospital (UCLH) have already used a process called “non-reversible electroporation” to treat prostate cancer patients, sending electrical pulses to tumors that cut through the cell membranes.
This targeted mode of treatment increases the level of precision in minimizing risks to surrounding organs, can take less than an hour and patients do not need to stay overnight in the hospital.
The Control and Anti-Corruption Authority “Nazaha” announced that it initiated a number of criminal and administrative cases during the month of Jumada Al-Ula 1443 AH.
Integrity confirmed that 5518 monitoring rounds were carried out, including 641 investigations and the arrest of 233 accused, including those who were released on bail, from the ministries of (Defense, Interior, National Guard, Health, Justice, Municipal Affairs).
The detainees were charged with financial and administrative corruption, including bribery, abuse of power, money laundering, embezzlement of public money, abuse of power and forgery.
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