A leading scientist has defended the government’s decision to describe the new coronavirus variant as more deadly after others claimed the proof is still vague. There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England
Hospitals in a Brazil state have run out of oxygen supplies and made an urgent call for help from the United States. But the problem is that the American hospitals are not in a good condition themselves: they are reportedly reaching breaking point
Despite concerns over fairness and higher prices, Islamabad agreed this week to allow the commercial import and sale of vaccines without price caps, in contrast to most countries, which are importing and administering vaccines through government channels.
"Pleased to announce that registration for getting Covid vaccine is now open for all citizens 65 and above. Just write down [yo]ur CNIC number and send message on 1166. Inshallah vaccinations for this age group will start in March,” Minister Asad Umar said in a tweet.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 81,790 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours
The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 2,339,073 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 23.65 doses per 100 people.
On Jan.28, the federal government gave the green light for three COVID-19 vaccines including Russia’s Sputnik-V, China’s Sinopharm and UK’s Oxford-AstraZeneca for emergency use in the country for which a step-by-step guide was also issued.
The COVID-19 vaccine is the most effective solution to contain the pandemic and mitigate its impact, said Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector.
Apropos with the latest talk in the town about COVID-19 vaccines, I am glad that finally, we have found a suitable remedy. As we all are aware, we have been living with this for a year and the virus still continues to haunt us. There are so many who lost their precious life,