Paris / France – Twelve million French children headed back to school on Thursday, wearing facemasks, using sanitizer at the entrance and standing distance from each other in the yard under strict government rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID – 19. ‘This is very different from usual ‘back – to – school’, said … More Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School
Milan / Italy – – Oman said on Monday only vaccinated people will be allowed to travel to the sultanate in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Omani state news agency said the decision would be applies to all countries without exception.
Paris / France – The European Union on Monday removed five countries including the US, Lebanon, and Israel from its list of countries exempted from restrictions on non-essential travel during the coronavirus pandemic Schengen Visa Info said that the removal from the list means that the Member States are advised to reimpose the entry ban … More E.U. Imposes COVID – 19 Travel Ban On ‘Non – Essential’ Travel From U.S., Lebanon, And Israel
Milan / Italy – – New Zealand on Monday reported what authorities said was the country’s first recorded death linked to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The information was released by the health ministry following a review by an independent COVID-19 safety monitoring board of the death of a woman after receiving the vaccine. The ministry … More New Zealand Reports First Death Linked To Pfizer COVID – 19 Vaccine
Riyadh / Saudi Arabia – – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education said university students and school students over the age 12 will not be considered absent in the first two weeks of school if they have not yet received both COVID-19 vaccine doses, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday. Last week, the Ministry … More Saudi Arabia Will Not Mark Unvaccinated Students Absent In First Two Weeks Of School
Doha / Qatar – Qatar is offering COVID – 29 vaccines to evacuees from Afghanistan who are temporarily staying in the Gulf Arab state, which has been facilitating global evacuation efforts since the Taliban seized Kabul, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. Qatar, which hosts the largest U.S. military base in the region, has so … More Qatar Offering COVID – 19 Vaccines To Afghanistan Evacuees Yet To Transit
Paris/France – Oman will allow anyone holding a COVID-19 vaccine certificate to travel to the country from September 1, the civil aviation authority said on Twitter on Monday. The authority said it had dropped a list of countries from which arrivals were banned due to the pandemic.
Washington / US – – The US Foods and Drug Administration on Monday fully approved Pfizer’s COVID – 19 vaccine, a move expected to trigger a new wave of vaccine mandates as the delta variant batters the country. ‘The FDA’s approval of this vaccine is a milestone as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic’, … More US FDA Grants Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Full Approval
Riyadh/Saudi Arabia – – All unvaccinated students over the age of 12 in Saudi Arabia will not be allowed to attend school until they are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Ministry of Education announced on Saturday. Anyone who has not received a COVID-19 vaccine will be considered absent until they receive two doses, Minister of Education … More Saudi Arabia Bans Unvaccinated Students From Attending Schools: Education Ministry
Riyadh/Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia has approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young adults between the ages of 12 and 17, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday. The approval to authorize the vaccine for the age group came after the vaccine company submitted a request to the Kingdom’s Food and Drug Authority, according … More Saudi Arabia Approves Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines For Ages 12 And Above