Health Card is a major social security initiative in Qatar which can be utilized by both Citizens and Residents alike. It provides for heavily subsidized healthcare in government-run medical institutions including pharamcies. If you are not adequatel..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told officials on Saturday to review plans to ease travel restrictions as concerns rise over the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. The world's second-worst affected country by the pandemic had only Friday dec..
The new Omicron coronavirus variant - identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia - is raising concern worldwide given the number of mutations, which might help it spread or even evade antibodies from prior infection or vac..
Health experts in Qatar have urged residents to take the booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to get additional immunity against the pandemic. "A total of 70,000 booster doses have been administered so far in Qatar without any serious side effect..
Dr Hamad Al Rumaihi, Director of the Health Protection and Communicable Diseases Control Department, has said not a single case of the new COVID-19 variant "Omicron" was detected in Qatar. Speaking to Al Rayan TV on Sunday, Al Rumaihi sa..
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..
Face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England, and UK arrivals are expected to have to take PCR tests from Tuesday in response to the new Omicron variant. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said the measures would help to ens..
Two cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, first detected in Southern Africa last week, have been confirmed in Canada, provincial health officials said on Sunday. The cases were reported in two people who recently travelled to Nigeria, t..
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced the availability of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination certificates on MyHealth Patient Portal. Who are entitled to these certificates? All individuals who have received 2 doses of the COVID-19 vac..
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