March 24 - The toll of the COVID-19 pandemic was reflected in a natural decrease last year in the population of nearly three-quarters of U.S. counties versus the two previous years, the census bureau said on Thursday. More than 73% of U.S. co..
Bill Gates said Friday that the risks of severe disease from Covid-19 have “dramatically reduced” but another pandemic is all but certain. Hadley Gamble at Germany’s annual Munich Security Conference, Gates, co-chair of the Bill ..
Doha-Qatar: February ...
The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday (Feb 11) the acute phase of the pandemic could end this year, if around 70% of the world gets vaccinated. "Our expectation is that the acute phase of this pandemic will end ..
Norway will scrap nearly all its remaining COVID-19 lockdown measures as high levels of coronavirus infections are unlikely to jeopardise health services, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said on Saturday. The Nordic country, which removed mo..
Sweden scrapped almost all of its few pandemic restrictions on Wednesday and stopped most testing for COVID-19, even as the pressure on the healthcare systems remained high and some scientists begged for more patience in fighting the disease. Swed..
Qatar is gearing up for the upcoming FIFA World Cup by devising a national strategy which would help control the spread of COVID-19 during the biggest football tournament to happen in the country this year. The national health strategy a..
Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) teams have been working non-stop through the COVID-19 pandemic to provide care to Qatar’s population. Their healthcare staff have enabled Qatar to meet the high demand for COVID-19 tests as well as vaccina..
The unprecedented global spread of the Omicron variant, together with the unprecedented global vaccination efforts including in Qatar, increase the likelihood to establish the level of herd immunity that will change COVID-19 from a pandemic virus int..