Ron DeSantis picks Julia Nesheiwat for Chief Resilience Officer

21687543_837014269808896_8065446902026925414_n“Congratulations to fellow Arab American Julia Nesheiwat on being named Florida’s first-ever Chief Resilience Officer! Happy to see Dr. Nesheiwat continue to keep us all out of harm’s way” (Arab-Americans in Foreign Affairs Agencies)
Ron DeSantis picks Julia Nesheiwat for Chief Resilience Officer
Nesheiwat will serve as the state’s first-ever Chief Resilience Officer
After less than six months, Florida’s first chief resilience officer, the person tasked with helping the state survive climate change, is leaving…more:

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: When and how to use masks

When to use a mask Video
If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with suspected 2019-nCoV infection.
Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.
How to put on, use, take off and dispose of a mask

more: world health organization

Narrated `Auf bin Mali:I went to the Prophet (ﷺ) during the Ghazwa of Tabuk while he was sitting in a leather tent. He said, “Count six signs that indicate the approach of the Hour: my death, the conquest of Jerusalem, a plague that will afflict you (and kill you in great numbers) as the plague that afflicts sheep (the cause of it, is similar to that it caused the sheep to have runny noise) …”” : Sahih al-Bukhari 

 قَالَ عَوْفَ بْنَ مَالِكٍ: أَتَيْتُ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم فِي غَزْوَةِ تَبُوكَ، وَهْوَ فِي قُبَّةٍ مِنْ أَدَمٍ فَقَالَ ‏: “‏ اعْدُدْ سِتًّا بَيْنَ يَدَىِ السَّاعَةِ، مَوْتِي، ثُمَّ فَتْحُ بَيْتِ الْمَقْدِسِ، ثُمَّ مُوتَانٌ يَأْخُذُ فِيكُمْ كَقُعَاصِ الْغَنَمِ،

عقاص الغنم داء يصيب الدواب فسيل من انوفها شيء فتموت ” والحديث في صحيح البخاري

The 2011 film Contagion is even more relevant in 2020, and not just because of coronavirus

Contagion, the 2011 film about a deadly worldwide virus outbreak, was hugely popular when it came out, raking in $135 million worldwide. And then, a shocker: As the 2020 coronavirus outbreak proliferated, it suddenly became popular again, briefly breaking into the top 10 on the iTunes movie rentals chart on January 28. As of February 3, it was holding steady at No. 11, right behind The Farewell…more: VOX


In recent years, health professionals around the world have become increasingly concerned with the spread of infectious diseases.  Outbreaks of swine flu, avian (bird) flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have meant that infectious diseases have taken on a global context and are now on the agenda of world leaders and health policy makers alike.  In developed and developing countries, health officials are focusing on infectious disease research and linking it to policymaking and infrastructure…more:  .islamreligion