Mohamed Salah has returned to Liverpool with muscle problem, Egyptian FA confirms

first_imgMohamed Salah has flown back to Liverpool to receive treatment for an injury he picked up while on international duty with Egypt.The forward limped off with a muscle problem during the latter stages of the Pharaohs’ Africa Cup of Nations qualifier win over eSwatini – formerly Swaziland – on Friday in a game which also saw the Reds star score directly from a corner. 2 Salah’s injury will worry Liverpool fans far and wide gameday cracker Salah received treatment on the side of the pitch but was unable to shake off the problem.Egypt were subsequently forced to finish the game with ten players as they had used all three substitutes before Salah went off, however they still ran out 4-1 winners.And following discussions with the Premier League club, the Egyptian FA confirmed Salah has gone back to Liverpool and will not feature for his country’s return game against eSwatini on Tuesday.The statement read: “Javier Aguirre has allowed Salah to return to his club and he will not participate against eSwatini next Tuesday to give him time to recover. scrap “Mohamed Salah had complained during yesterday’s match versus eSwatini about stress in his muscle.“He was medically examined and underwent an X-ray post-game.“Following communication with Liverpool’s medical staff, it was determined the player would be unable to player in the next match.” Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos SORRY The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Most Popular Football News Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ tense 2 latest revealed LATEST Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions It’s not clear if Salah will will be available for Liverpool’s trip to Huddersfield next Saturday Some Liverpool fans are happy to hear Salah could be injuredSalah has not been in the best form for his club so far this season but Liverpool will be hoping he will be fit for their Premier League clash at Huddersfield next Saturday.The 2017/18 PFA Player of the Year has scored three goals so far this campaign – one goal worse off than at this stage last season. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion last_img read more

Mosquito Control Programme Strengthened

first_img Dr. Tufton said the Government of Jamaica is appreciative of the partnership with the USAID, which has facilitated ongoing support to reduce mosquito breeding and vector-borne diseases. The country’s vector management programme has been strengthened with the opening of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU) Insectary at the University of West Indies (UWI) Mona campus in St. Andrew.A joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and UWI through support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the facility will provide for entomological study ad research aimed at controlling mosquito-borne diseases such as chikungunya, Zika, dengue fever and malaria.It will serve as Jamaica’s national mosquito control and research laboratory, complementing the insectary at the National Public Health Laboratory on Slipe Pen Road in Kingston.Speaking at the opening ceremony on Tuesday (Jan. 9), Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, said the establishment of the MCRU insectary “demonstrates another significant step to help advance and sustain Jamaica’s commitment to mosquito control.”It is equipped with new microscopes, supplies and equipment to advance scientific and operational research.Dr. Tufton said the Government of Jamaica is appreciative of the partnership with the USAID, which has facilitated ongoing support to reduce mosquito breeding and vector-borne diseases.The USAID, under its Zika AIRS Project (ZAP), funded the refurbishing of office and laboratory space for the MCRU, which was launched last year and the establishment of the insectary at the national lab.The MCRU unit was set up to foster data-driven monitoring and decision-making; explore innovative tools and methodologies; and build technical operational and research capacity as it relates to mosquito control.UWI Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Mona campus Principal, Professor McDonald, in his remarks, said the institution is “extremely pleased” to partner with the Ministry on the initiative and also hailed the support from USAID.He said the institution envisions the full integration of the MCRU into the research and teaching endeavours of the Mona campus.“It will certainly add to our efforts to modernise all of our facilities… (as) we continue to serve our stakeholders in Jamaica and across the Caribbean,” he noted.In his remarks, Chargé d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Jamaica, Eric Khant, said advancing public health was among the priorities of the US’ engagement with the Caribbean.He contended that infectious diseases like Zika “know no borders (so) we must work together to protect our citizens.”Mr. Khant noted that the insectaries’ combined resources will provide the Ministry and UWI with “adequate space to complete the necessary surveillance and research activities to elevate mosquito control efforts in Jamaica.”The ZAP project is designed to enhance the USAID’s ability to implement vector control and entomological monitoring programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Story Highlights Speaking at the opening ceremony on Tuesday (Jan. 9), Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, said the establishment of the MCRU insectary “demonstrates another significant step to help advance and sustain Jamaica’s commitment to mosquito control.” The country’s vector management programme has been strengthened with the opening of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU) Insectary at the University of West Indies (UWI) Mona campus in St. Andrew.last_img read more