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

Saudi Approves Pfizer’s COVID – 19 Vaccine for Age Group 5 – 11

PARIS, France – The Saudi Food and Drug Authority said on Wednesday it had given its approval to use Pfizer’s COVID -19 vaccine for those between five and eleven years of age. The authority added in a statement its decision was ‘based on data provided by the company, which showed the vaccine met the special … More Saudi Approves Pfizer’s COVID – 19 Vaccine for Age Group 5 – 11

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

Biden Imposes New International Travel Vaccine Rules, Lifts Existing

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, India and much Europe effective Nob.8, the White House said. The extraordinary U.S. travel restrictions were first imposed in early 2020 to address the spread of COVID … More Biden Imposes New International Travel Vaccine Rules, Lifts Existing

Saudi Arabia’s New COVID – 19 Vaccination Rules Come Into Effect

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – New rules requiring people in Saudi Arabia to have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine before entering certain public place come into effect today, October 10. Under the new regulations announced on October 1, anyone wishing to enter government buildings, schools, events, or use public transportation and air travel must have received … More Saudi Arabia’s New COVID – 19 Vaccination Rules Come Into Effect

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows

PARIS, France – The effectiveness of the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that U.S. health agencies considered when deciding on the need for booster shots. The data, which was published in the Lancet … More Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows

UK To Open Up More Travel By Scrapping Hotel Quarantine For Dozens Of Countries – Telegraph

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will open more countries for hotel quarantine – free travel later this week, The Sunday Telegraph reported, saying that the U.K.’s ‘red list’ of destinations would be slashed to nine from 54. Fully vaccinated arrivals from countries including South Africa, Brazil, Mexico and Indonesia will no longer have … More UK To Open Up More Travel By Scrapping Hotel Quarantine For Dozens Of Countries – Telegraph