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

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

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Italy Has Patient With New Strain Of Virus Found In Britain

MILAN - - Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, the health ministry said on Sunday. The patient and his partner returned from the United Kingdom in the last few days with a flight that landed at Rome's Fiumicino airport and were now in isolation, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Italy Has Patient With New Strain Of Virus Found In Britain

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Sydney Isolated From Rest Of Australia As COVID Outbreak

Sydney was isolated from the rest of Australia on Sunday after all of the country's states and territories imposed travel restrictions on its residents as coronavirus cluster in the city grew to around 70. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) sent a stern 'do not come to us' message to Sydney, the country's most populous city … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Sydney Isolated From Rest Of Australia As COVID Outbreak

CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia Reveals Three – Phase Roll Out Of COVID-19 Vaccine

NEOM - - Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced a three - phase COVID-19 vaccination program, as it began registering citizens and foreign residents after approving the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. People aged over 65 as well as those with chronic ailments of at a high risk of infection will receive the vaccine in the first stage, and … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia Reveals Three – Phase Roll Out Of COVID-19 Vaccine

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Food And Drug Authority Approves Registration Of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) announced on Thursday that it has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid -19 vaccine for use in the Kingdom. The approval is based on a review of data provided by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German partner BioNTech on November 24 and confirmation that it meets the authority's requirements in … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Food And Drug Authority Approves Registration Of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine

CORONAVIRUS | UK Warns People With Serious Allergies To Avoid Pfizer Vaccine

LONDON - Britain's medicine regulator has advised that people with a history of significant allergic reactions do not get Phizer - BioNTech's COVID -19 vaccine after two people reported adverse effects on the first day of rollout. Britain began mass vaccinating its population on Tuesday in a global drive that poses one of the biggest … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | UK Warns People With Serious Allergies To Avoid Pfizer Vaccine

HEALTH | Biontech To Price Vaccine Below Market Rates, Differentiate Between Regions

MILAN | ITALY - - BioNTech, first in the race to produce evidence of a working COVID-19 vaccine, is planning to price the two-show regime below ‘typical market rates’ an would differentiate pricing between counties or regions. Speaking at a Financial Times online event, the German biotech firm’s strategy head Ryan Richardson said the price … Continue reading HEALTH | Biontech To Price Vaccine Below Market Rates, Differentiate Between Regions

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Reports 271 New Covid-19 Deaths

PARIS | FRANCE - - The number of people to die in French hospitals from coronavirus rose by 271 over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 40, 439, data from the health ministry showed. The ministry reported a total of 1,7878,324 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 38,619 from Saturday when the total increased … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Reports 271 New Covid-19 Deaths

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | UAE Announces 1,292 New COVID-19 Cases

DUBAI – UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said it registered on Friday 1,292 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 139,891. The new number were announced after the minister conducted 137,606 new COVID-19 test over the past 24 hours. The Ministry said in a statement that … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | UAE Announces 1,292 New COVID-19 Cases