Al-Nur Bimaristan in Damascus was one of the most important Islamic hospitals known to Muslims. Many patients from different countries of the Islamic world used to visit it. It provided its services for several centuries until a new hospital was built in Damascus.
Muslim doctors in various countries of the world have been keen on advancing the ranks in the war against the Corona virus. The Islamic civilization was one of the first to manage the practice of the medical profession by setting regulations, which are followed until now.
The Tulunid Bimaristan is one of the first medical facilities in Egypt during the Islamic era. It provided advanced medical care to patients for free. Muslim and Christian doctors devised methods that later set the foundations for hospital patient care.
The Corona virus Pandemic reminds us of the role of the Islamic civilization in medical progress and tackling diseases. Early medical facilities, called "Biramistan", were built hundreds of years ago. The most famous Biramistans will be reviewed during Ramadan.
WHO has published new guidelines, which includes advice on safe practices and rituals that can be implemented during the holy month of Ramadan and the Corona virus Out break. In the following graphic, the most important points mentioned in the guide are shown:
We have to adjust our routine for Ramadan, in compliance with the conditions imposed by the Corona virus Pandemic. However, this does not mean that we should fall victim to boredom. Here is a set of habits and acts of worship which we can practice during Ramadan:
Various extremist groups had similar views about the spread of the Corona virus. The terrorists were eager to exploit the crisis to their benefit, as they provided explanations for the causes of the virus to best serve their extremist ideologies and goals.