Despite hospitals overflowing with patients, heart-breaking numbers of deaths and COVID-19 infection rates hovering at dangerous levels, there are some signs that the daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases is beginning to flatten in California.
In line with the Ministry of Health’s plan to provide the vaccine to more than 50% of UAE’s population, a total of 66,219 doses were given in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of doses to 1,086,568.
The vaccines, which are administered in two doses spaced 21 or 28 days apart, are especially safe because they do not contain the live virus that causes COVID-19.
Simultaneous inauguration ceremonies, held in major cities of all provinces as well as in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, were attended by the respective chief executives and other high-ranking officials.
His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, has received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
With every jab in the arm, Britain moves a step closer to defeating COVID-19. That was the message from the prime minister as he imposed another lockdown. It’s a hopeful line – but will vaccines alone truly be sufficient to put an end to this pandemic? I think not.
Earlier this week, there was a public outpouring of emotion as Maggie Keenan, aged 90, was the first person to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the UK. With effective vaccines coming to market, the end of the pandemic could be within our sight.
Following a devastating year, twentysomethings fear for their futures. The coronavirus crisis has exposed serious generational divides. Aside from the obvious risks Covid-19 poses to public health, the long-term effect on Britain’s young
The announcement comes as the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility in line with the UAE's proactive policy to ensure the health and safety of all community members.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) on Monday issued a circular notifying that all employees of federal ministries and authorities will be required to perform a PCR test every seven days if they have not received the two doses of the vaccine.