The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reiterated the importance of wearing face masks in places where it is required to ensure everyone’s safety from COVID-19 infection. In a Twitter post, the Ministry clarified when and where it is a must fo..
Italy has introduced tougher restrictions for unvaccinated people amid concern over the Omicron variant and a potential spike in infections. Many public activities will be off limits to anyone without a so-called Covid Super Green Pass from Monday..
The International Monetary Fund is likely to lower its global economic growth estimates due to the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the global lender's chief said at the Reuters Next conference on Friday in another sign of the turmoil unle..
Germany is likely to reach a peak of its fourth wave of COVID-19 infections by mid-December and this could mean 6,000 intensive care beds occupied by Christmas, the country's association for intensive care medicine (DIVI) said on Wednesday. An..
Ministry of Public Health has a new quarantine and travel policy for some of the recently added exceptional red list countries. The new policy is for those coming from some Exceptional Red List countries which include Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Le..
Ministry of Public Health announced an update to its Covid-19 travel and return policy, which will come into force from Wednesday, December 1, 2021 starting at 6pm arrival time in Qatar. As per the latest update some of the countries recently adde..
Moderna’s Chief Medical Officer Paul Burton said Sunday the vaccine maker could roll out a reformulated vaccine against the omicron coronavirus variant early next year. It’s not clear whether new formulations will be needed, or if curr..
Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel from southern Africa. ..
A further 700,000 people could die of Covid by March in Europe and parts of Asia, the World Health Organization has warned. The death toll already exceeds 1.5 million in the 53 countries of what the WHO terms as its Europe region. The WHO warne..