CORONAVIRUS ALERT | French Health Body Recommends Delaying Second Covid Shot To Six Weeks After First

PARIS - - France's top health advisory body on Saturday recommended doubling the time between people being given the first and second Covid-19 vaccination to six weeks from three  in order to increase the number getting inoculated . The gap between the first and second injection in France is currently three weeks for people in … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | French Health Body Recommends Delaying Second Covid Shot To Six Weeks After First

Business News | BioNTech Investors, Amid Worry Over Shortage, Vows Vaccines To Be Delivered For Second Shot

MILAN – European countries should use all available vaccine doses provided by biotech firm BioNTech and its partner Pfizer because there will be enough for the requisite second booster shot due to a planned production ramp – up, BioNTech’s largest investor said. Some countries were believed to be withholding some vaccines for fear of shortage … Continue reading Business News | BioNTech Investors, Amid Worry Over Shortage, Vows Vaccines To Be Delivered For Second Shot

CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia Reschedules COVID-19 Vaccinations Amid Pfizer Delay

RIYADH - - Saudi Arabia has rescheduled appointment for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine due Pfizer delivery delays, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday in a tweet. Authorities said that those with appointments to receive their first dose will be rescheduled 'due to the delay of the manufacturer in supplying the Kingdom and all … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia Reschedules COVID-19 Vaccinations Amid Pfizer Delay

ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Suspends Live Entertainment Permits As Covid-19 Cases Surge

MILAN - - Dubai has suspended live entertainment permits for hotels and restaurants amid a surge in COVID-19 cases according to an official circular issued by Dubai Tourism. 'The Department observed, through field inspection, an increase in number violations during entertainment activities in hotels and restaurants. Accordingly. the Department directs all concerned in hotel establishments … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Suspends Live Entertainment Permits As Covid-19 Cases Surge

BREAKING NEWS | France Imposes Earlier Curfew In 15 Department From Saturday

France will impose an earlier curfew in 15 northeastern and southeastern department from Saturday to combat the spread of the coronavirus, starting at 6 p.m. instead of 8 p.m., the government said on Friday. 'We are taking a decision for 15 departments. In a week's time we will assess the impact of this earlier curfew … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | France Imposes Earlier Curfew In 15 Department From Saturday

CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia To Receive 3 Million Pfizer Covid – 19 Vaccine Doses By May 2021

RIYADH - - Saudi Arabia is set to receive three million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine by the end of May, according to Al Arabiya's correspondent in Riyadh. Pfizer will supply Saudi Arabia one million doses of the vaccine by the end of February 2021, the correspondent reported citing officials at the Saudi Ministry … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia To Receive 3 Million Pfizer Covid – 19 Vaccine Doses By May 2021

CORONAVIRUS | Putin Decides To Receive Coronavirus Vaccine: Kremlin

Russia's President Vladimir Putin will receive the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, Kremlin spokesman Dimitry Peskov told a Russian state TV channel on Sunday. 'He said he will be vaccinated, he made this decision and was waiting until all  formalities are completed', the spokesman was quoted as saying to Rossiya 1 TV Channel on … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Putin Decides To Receive Coronavirus Vaccine: Kremlin

NEWS ALERT | French President Macron Improving After COVID-19 Diagnosis – Presidency

PARIS - - French President Emmanuel Macron's health is showing signs of improvement after he tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec.17, his office said on Wednesday. Macron has been self - isolating at Versailles, and BFM TV this week broadcast live images of him chairing a government ministerial meeting via an audiovisual link. He has … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | French President Macron Improving After COVID-19 Diagnosis – Presidency

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Denies Registering Infections Of New COVID-19 Variant

RIYADH - - The Saudi Health Ministry denied on Monday that it had registered infections of the new variant of the coronavirus. A spokesman for the ministry tweeted: 'Reports that infections of the new variant are false. It has not yet been detected in the Kingdom'.  He urged people to contact the ministry for any … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Denies Registering Infections Of New COVID-19 Variant

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Temporarily Suspends International Flights

RIYADH - - Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended all international passenger flights for citizens and residents over fears about the fast - spreading new variant of the coronavirus. The Saudi Interior Ministry said that the one - week flight ban may be extended 'until medical information about the nature of this virus becomes clear'. The … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Temporarily Suspends International Flights