Two COVID vaccine shots and 1 booster dose are required to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year Muslims planning to perform Hajj in 2023 are still required to have taken two COVID-19 vaccine shots and 1 booster jab. According to Saudi Ar..
People at high risk of severe disease who have yet to get a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation, Omicron-targeted vaccines expected in the fall, five vaccine experts told Reuters. In many countries, including the United Sta..
The European Medicines Agency on Thursday identified severe allergic reactions as potential side effects of Novavax Inc's (NVAX.O) COVID-19 vaccine. U.S. regulators authorized the vaccine on Wednesday, and its product label in the Un..
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced the availability of a fourth dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. In a statement on Saturday, the MoPH said the fourth dose is available for individuals aged 50 years and over and individuals who..
Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unanimously recommended that the agency authorize Moderna Inc's (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine for children and teens aged 6 to 17 years of age. Around 77 million people in the ..
The World Bank has approved a loan of 454.4 million euros ($474.4 million) to help South Africa fund COVID-19 vaccine purchases, the bank and South Africa's National Treasury said in a statement. South Africa has recorded the most coronavirus ..
China's Suzhou Abogen Biosciences Co said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate using the messenger RNA (mRNA) technology and targeting the Omicron variant has obtained clinical trial approval in the United Arab Emirates. With Friday's announceme..
A second Global COVID-19 Summit will be held virtually next month for countries to discuss efforts to end the pandemic and prepare for future health threats, according to a joint statement on Monday. "The emergence and spread of new variants,..
COVID-19 vaccine candidates developed by a Sinopharm subsidiary and Sinovac Biotech (SVA.O) to target the Omicron variant were approved for clinical trials in Hong Kong, the companies said on Saturday. Scientists worldwide are racing to ..