Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Monday it has started a large study testing its investigational oral antiviral drug for the prevention of COVID-19 infection among those who have been exposed to the virus. The drugmaker and its rivals, includi..
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has called on parents and guardians to vaccinate their young adolescents aged between 12-15 years, stressing the importance of vaccination for this age group to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus to the re..
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Wednesday that individuals aged 50 years and above who received their second dose more than eight months ago will now be invited for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. On Sept. 15, MOPH began administeri..
An antiviral pill developed by U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co (MRK.N) could half the chances of dying or being hospitalized for those most at risk of contracting severe COVID-19, with experts hailing it as a potential breakthrough in how the..
Qatar Travel and Return Policy • The below updated travel and return policy will come into effect starting Wednesday 6 October 2021 General policy: 1. Qatar has classified countries into two lists, Green and Red, in addit..
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has added two more COVID-19 vaccines - Sinovac and Sputnik (V) - to its conditionally approved vaccine list. The conditionally approved vaccine list has been updated to include Sinovac and Sputnik (V) COVI..
The Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital at Hamad Medical Corporation, Dr. Yusuf al-Maslamani confirmed that travelers will be exempted from undergoing mandatory quarantine upon their arrival to the country if they have received these six types..
The effectiveness of the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)/BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that U.S. health agencies considered when ..
Sweden's Public Health Agency said on Monday it recommended the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's (PFE.N), Comirnaty vaccine against COVID-19 for children between 12-15, opting against rival Moderna's (MRNA.O) Spikevax. The Europ..
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