PARIS, France – – Oman has suspended entry to travellers from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Eswatini starting from Nov.28 due to the spread of a new variant of COVID – 19 discovered in South Africa, the country’s state news agency said in a tweet on Saturday.
PARIS, France – The United Arab Emirates has suspended entry for travellers from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique starting from Nov.29 due to concerns about a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, the state news agency reported on Friday.
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
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
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
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
DUBAI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates on Sunday recorded a drop in daily COVID – 19 cases to below 100 for the first time since the start of the outbreak last year as it host a huge world fair to which it hopes to attract millions of visits. The Health Ministry reported 99 new cases, … More UAE’s Daily COVID – 19 Cases Fall Below 100
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
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
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