Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus

Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus
The are more patients have recovered from the virus in Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
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Updated 04 April 2020

Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus

Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus
  • Older people are considered more vulnerable to respiratory infections

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has launched a campaign aimed at helping the elderly to avoid contracting the killer coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Older people are considered more vulnerable to respiratory infections and the initiative, published on the ministry’s Twitter account through an infographic, reinforces guidelines on the importance of social distancing.
Meanwhile, the General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Scholars appreciated the coordination of citizens and residents regarding the instructions issued by the competent authorities in the Kingdom.


Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron
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Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

The crown prince and president reviewed relations between the Kingdom and France and opportunities for joint cooperation during the call.

Regional and international developments, as well as a number of issues of common interest, were also discussed.