The side-effects of the booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine are similar to those of the first two doses, said Dr Soha Al Bayat, Head of Vaccination at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said. Urging eligible people to take the booster dose, s..
Russia on Saturday recorded 1,000 Covid-related deaths in a single day for the first time since the pandemic began. The figure had been rising all week, with the Kremlin blaming the Russian people for not taking up vaccination. Only about a thi..
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reported today 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 among community and 36 among travelers. The MOPH recorded 90 recoveries from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recovered in..
REUTERS WASHINGTON, - The United States is communicating regularly with India in bilateral and multilateral channels to discuss the supply of COVID-19 vaccines and inquire about its timeline for restarting vaccine exports, a senior Biden administr..
CNA SINGAPORE: Singapore has had 367 COVID-19 pediatric cases to date, including 172 who were infected with the Delta variant of the virus, said Senior Minister of State for Health Janil Puthucheary in Parliament on Tuesday (Sep 14). In all, ch..
REUTERS India's cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly said their players refused to play the fifth and final test against England due to COVID-19 concerns and denied that the upcoming Indian Premier League had played any part in the decision. ..
SYDNEY: Australia's biggest city Sydney posted a record one-day rise in locally acquired COVID-19 cases on Thursday (Jul 29), and authorities warned the outbreak would get worse despite a lockdown of 6 million people poised to enter its sixth wee..
HANOI: Vietnam's major cities may extend or tighten restrictions on movement to contain the spread of COVID-19 as new daily cases have surpassed 6,000 for seven consecutive days, authorities said on Wednesday (Jul 28). After successfully conta..
SEOUL, July 28 - South Korea on Wednesday reported 1,896 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, its highest-ever daily increase, as the country struggles to subdue a fourth wave of outbreaks fanned by the more contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus. ..