Saudi Arabia Begins COVID – 19 Vaccination Campaign For Ages 5 – 11 Amid Omicron Surge

PARIS, France – – Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced it will begin vaccinating children ages 5 – 11 against COVID – 19 ‘in order to ensure their safety and protect them from variants and complications’, the Ministry of Health said. The Kingdom’s health ministry said that vaccination priority will be given to those with conditions … More Saudi Arabia Begins COVID – 19 Vaccination Campaign For Ages 5 – 11 Amid Omicron Surge

Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

DUBAI – Kuwait will require anyone who has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for nine months to get a booster shot, the government communication centre tweeted on Monday. Kuwait also require incoming travellers to quarantine at home for 10 days unless they receive a negative PCR test for the coronavirus within 72 hours of their … More Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia

PARIS, France – People in Saudi Arabia will be required to receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine eight months after getting double – jabbed to maintain their vaccinated status. As of February 1, 2022, adults aged 18 and above will need to have a booster dose in order to keep their fully vaccinated status on … More COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Reports First Omicron Case Coming From North Africa

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia confirmed its first case of the Omicron COVID – 19 variant coming from a north African country, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday. SPA, quoting a statement from the kingdom’s health ministry, said authorities had isolated the person and people who where in contact with them. The first Omicron variant … More Saudi Arabia Reports First Omicron Case Coming From North Africa

Saudi Arabia Halts Flights From More African Nations – State News Agency

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior halted flights from and to Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar, Angola, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Comoros Islands on Sunday owing to concerns related to the spread of the new COVID-19 strain, state news agency SPA reported on Twitter. Saudi Arabia on Friday suspended flights to and from South Africa, Namibia, … More Saudi Arabia Halts Flights From More African Nations – State News Agency

Turkey Closes Borders To Five Countries Due To New COVID-19 Variant

PARIS, France – Turkey closed its borders to passengers from five countries as a measure against the new coronavirus variant, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday. Travellers from Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe will not be allowed to enter as of Friday night due to rising cases of the new variant, Koca … More Turkey Closes Borders To Five Countries Due To New COVID-19 Variant

Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights To And From Seven Southern African States Over COVID

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has suspended flights to and from seven southern African nations due to concentration related to the spread of the new variant of COVID-19. According to a statement carried by the state news agency (SPA), the seven countries are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Eswatini. A senior official in … More Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights To And From Seven Southern African States Over COVID

Prince Harry And Meghan Appeal To G20 To Keep Covid Vaccine Donation Pledges

PARIS, France – Prince Harry and Meghan have joined the World Health Organization (WHO) and Save the Children in appealing to G20 leaders meeting this week to honour promises to sent Covid – 19 vaccine to low – income countries where just 3% of people have had a jab. It is one of the most directly … More Prince Harry And Meghan Appeal To G20 To Keep Covid Vaccine Donation Pledges