The State of Qatar stressed that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic represented the greatest health challenge facing humanity for decades, and that there is still a need to make more efforts to promote equality in the availability of vaccines and en..
Authorities in China's financial centre of Shanghai will start easing lockdown in some areas from Monday, despite reporting a record of more than 25,000 new COVID-19 infections, as they strive to get the city moving again after more than two week..
Saudi Arabia will let up to 1 million people join the Haj pilgrimage this year, greatly expanding the key event to participants from outside the kingdom after two years of tight COVID restrictions, state media said on Saturday. Pilgrims to Mecca t..
India will offer booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all adults from Sunday, although free third doses will be limited to frontline workers and those older than 60 who get them at government centres. The country has given 1.85 billion vaccine dos..
Sweden will give a fourth shot of COVID-19 vaccine to people aged 65 and above to boost their defences against the disease, the health agency said on Monday. "For people aged 65 and over, it is now four months since the previous vaccine dose,..
The world's largest Muslim-majority nation of Indonesia welcomed the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan with a mass prayer at Jakarta's grand mosque on Saturday, with plateauing coronavirus cases allowing for eased restrictions this y..
A 60-year-old man allegedly had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards with real vaccine batch numbers to people not wanting to get vaccinated themselves. The man from the eastern G..
The Ministry of Public Health has approved the use of a fourth vaccine dose of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for individuals at high-risk of severe infection. The fourth dose is only applicable to individuals 60 years of age ..
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reported Wednesday 123 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, and recorded 151 recoveries from the virus, bringing the total number of cases recovered in Qatar to 359,445. In a statement, the..