Dr. Mubarak Ahmed

Clearing the Confusion

Many times you meet a doctor and the first question you ask is “what is your specialization?” Some say Iam a general practitioner (GP) and others claim to be specialists. You get a variety of confusing answers and you don’t get a good grasp of the qualifications and experience that each has acquired. As a lay person, the confusion is justifiable and in this article, we will help clear out the misconceptions.


All evidences clearly show that public gatherings, including prayers, constitute an environment conducive for virus. Hence, suspension of mass prayers can reduce mass spread of the disease and can be justified medically to save lives and to avert a coronavirus outbreak.