Two COVID vaccine shots and 1 booster dose are required to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year Muslims planning to perform Hajj in 2023 are still required to have taken two COVID-19 vaccine shots and 1 booster jab. According to Saudi Ar..
A history textbook for Chinese schoolchildren mentioning the country's Covid pandemic response for the first time has sparked discussion online. Some are questioning whether the book's short description of the country's fight against C..
Two years after being declared dead due to Covid-19, a man returned home, shocking his family members in Madhya Pradesh, India, according to the local PTI news agency. In 2021, Kamlesh Patidar had fallen ill during the second wave of the pandemic ..
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it recommended that China monitor excess mortality from COVID-19 to gain a fuller picture of the impact of the surg...
Patients, mostly older people, laid on stretchers in hallways or took oxygen while sitting in wheelchairs as a COVID-19 outbreak stretched public health facilities’ resources in China’s capital Beijing, even after its reported peak. Th..
As years of severe “zero-COVID” restrictions come to an abrupt halt in China, relations between the country’s rulers and the ruled are under strain. People who once supported zero-COVID have been left wondering what the years of ..
As of Tuesday, all visitors to Qatar from China must show proof of a negative pre-travel PCR test, according to a report from Doha's official news agency (QNA) on Monday. According to the new entrance regulation, regardless of their immune sta..
China will stop requiring inbound travellers to go into quarantine starting from January 8, the National Health Commission says in a major step towards opening its borders, which have been largely shut since early 2020. China’s management of..
Crematoriums in cities across China are straining to deal with an influx of bodies amid a widening COVID-19 outbreak, media reports said, as authorities scrambled to install hospital beds and build fever-screening clinics. Crematoriums in the citi..