Coronavirus Pandemic Gives Dubai Chance to Put Tech to the Test

From smart police helmets to research labs, the coronavirus has given Dubai an opportunity to test its technological and scientific clout as it shapes its approach to the pandemic.

A key part of the glitzy Gulf emirate’s fight is its COVID-19 Command and Control Center, set up to coordinate the efforts of Dubai’s doctors, epidemiologists and other professionals.

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Saudi Crown Prince says COVID-19 Will Pass

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has exchanged Eid greetings with senior government officials, saying that he believed the “bad (coronavirus) conditions will pass,” adding “we are heading towards the good.

“What pains me this Eid, is that it’s a day of joy and it’s our duty as Muslims to rejoice and I couldn’t be with you today,” the crown prince said during a video call with senior Ministry of Defense officials on Sunday.

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