Feb. 18, 2021

Kuwaiti minister: Covid-19 could last 'until Judgement Day'

Peninsula/Politics

The story: Kuwait’s Health Minister Bassel Al-Sabah has declared that the Covid-19 pandemic could last “until Judgment Day.” His declaration is sending shockwaves through Kuwait. Though Sabah claims that his remarks were intended to highlight the seriousness of the pandemic, they have unleashed a wave of anger.

The coverage: Social media users are circulating the hashtag #until_Judgment_Day in Arabic and slamming the minister for his controversial statement. The renowned Kuwaiti journalist and TV personality Fajer Al-Saeed tweeted on Feb. 16, “Is this a statement befitting of a minister?”...

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