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..
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday defended his decision to shout at a protester who insulted his wife, Sophie Gregoire, as an increasingly tense election race entered its final days. Trudeau, who has been heckled repeatedly by peop..
A study of 614 fully vaccinated health workers in India found a "significant" drop in their COVID-fighting antibodies within four months of the first shot. The findings could help the Indian government decide whether to provide..
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported that there are 122 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 156 individuals have so far recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people recovered in Qatar t..
Dr Abdulla Al Kubaisi, a former director of Qatar University, became the first Qatari citizen to receive a COVID-19 booster shot as the country started administering the third dose of a vaccine for all high-risk individuals on Wednesday. Kubaisi r..
Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 159 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 197 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 232,622. Out of 159 new cases, 107 are ..
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has demonstrated 97.2% efficacy against COVID-19 during the vaccination campaign in Belarus, Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday. The Russian Direct Investment Fund is marketing the two-shot vac..
Portugal has fully inoculated 80% of its population against the coronavirus, official data showed, becoming one of the world's most vaccinated nations as authorities gradually drop most COVID-19 restrictions. According to a Reuters tracker, Po..
Italy is set to make its COVID-19 "Green Pass" mandatory for all workersfrom next month, a minister said on Wednesday, becoming the first European country to do so as it tries to accelerate vaccinations and stamp out infections. The pass..
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