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Britain says most children will not be given COVID jabs

Story by Reuters Britain said on July 21 it has decided against giving mass Covid-19 vaccinations to all children and they would only be offered in certain situations...

Indonesia flight, niqab, Covid-19, Indonesia Covid-19

Indonesian man with Covid-19 wears niqab to get on a flight

An Indonesian man with coronavirus boarded a flight from Jakarta to Ternate after wearing a niqab and pretending to be his wife. The man, who has been publicly...

Thai medical workers, Sinovac, vaccinations Covid-19

Hundreds of Thai medical workers infected despite Sinovac vaccinations

Story by Reuters Thailand’s health ministry said on Sunday more than 600 medical workers who received two doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine have been...

Belgium, Covid-19, Belgian woman two variants

Belgian woman contracted two Covid variants at the same time before her death

Story by Reuters A 90-year-old Belgian woman who died from COVID-19 in March had contracted two variants of coronavirus at the same time, which is believed to be the...

Pfizer, vaccine, Covid-19

Pfizer pushes for 3rd shot as variant drives global outbreaks

Story by AFP Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday they would seek authorization for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine to boost its efficacy, as the Delta variant...

Fourth wave, Covid-19, Pakistan, Asad Umar

Asad Umar says signs clear of fourth Covid wave starting in Pakistan

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar Friday said there are clear early signs of the fourth COVID-19 wave starting in Pakistan due to poor compliance of SOPs and the...

Joe Biden, approval rating, US president

Biden marks ‘independence’ from Covid-19, but pandemic remains a threat

Story by AFP President Joe Biden celebrated US Independence Day on Sunday with an upbeat assessment of a country he said is roaring back to post-pandemic life, even if...

Pakistan India, Covid-19

Pakistanis prayed for India during COVID-19 crisis: study

Most Pakistanis expressed supportive sentiments towards their Indian neighbours when the latter was reeling under a severe second COVID-19 wave, said an artificial...

Overseas workers, Pakistanis, Pakistan, Covid-19, Overseas Pakistanis

Desperate overseas workers overrun Covid-19 vaccine centre in Islamabad

Story by AFP Hundreds of overseas workers overwhelmed a coronavirus vaccination centre in Islamabad on Monday as the nation grapples with a shortage of life-saving shots...

Indonesia doctors, Covid-19, Sinovac

Indonesia loses 26 doctors to Covid in June, and 10 of them were given China’s Sinovac jabs!

As many as 26 doctors perished in Indonesia in June, the country’s medical association said, adding 10 of the doctors were recently given Sinovac jabs. The Indonesian...