BREAKING NEWS | Crown Prince Thanks ‘Brilliant’ Health Workers Battling Virus

RIYAHD - - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman extended his thanks and appreciation on Friday to all workers in the health and pharmaceutical sectors, Saudi Press Agency reported. The crown prince commended the ‘health team who worked in a professional and brilliant manner in confronting the new coronavirus pandemic during the last period’, … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Crown Prince Thanks ‘Brilliant’ Health Workers Battling Virus

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

BUSINESS | Saudi International Airshow Postponed Due To Covid -19

The 2021 edition of the Saudi International Airshow has been postponed in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saudi Press Agency has to reported. The Saudi Aviation Club said the cancellation was necessary to prioritize the safety of participants and visitors of the event, which was initially set to happen early next year at the … Continue reading BUSINESS | Saudi International Airshow Postponed Due To Covid -19

NEWS ALERT | France Must Review COVID-19 Crowd Limits On Church Attendance

France’s State Council, the country’s highest court, on Sunday ordered the government to review a law limiting the number of people in churches during religious services to 30. The Council said in a statement that the measure was not proportionate to coronavirus infection risk. Last week, the government announced that a nationwide lockdown in place … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | France Must Review COVID-19 Crowd Limits On Church Attendance

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

BUSINESS | Adidas Cautious For Year End As Pandemic

BERLIN - - Adidas expects sales to fall in the last three months of the year as coronavirus lockdown return in Europe and despite forecasting a return to growth in China and strong demand for running gear and products designed by singer Beyonce. Third-quarter sales fell by a currency – neutral 3% to 5.96 billion … Continue reading BUSINESS | Adidas Cautious For Year End As Pandemic

TRAVEL | Guidelines For COVID-19 Tests For Airline Passengers Could Set Global Bar For Reliability Sources Say

MILAN – A global aviation manual now under review by a UN body suggests global guidelines calling for the use of highly reliable tests when screening passengers to detect the novel coronavirus ahead of flights, three sources familiar with the matter said. Carriers and airports are pushing for uniform global testing guidelines to waive strict … Continue reading TRAVEL | Guidelines For COVID-19 Tests For Airline Passengers Could Set Global Bar For Reliability Sources Say

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC | These Malls In Dubai Are Now Providing COVID-19 PCR Tests

Residents in Dubai can now get a Covid-19 PCR test done in a few of the emirate’s shopping malls. The latest announcement made by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) states that residents will be able to book appointments for COVID-19 test at malls across Dubai where PCR testing stations have been set up. Currently, these … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC | These Malls In Dubai Are Now Providing COVID-19 PCR Tests

HEALTH | Saudi Arabia Conducted 6.9 Million PCR Test So Far

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia on Friday announced 24 new COVID-19- related deaths, taking to 4,996 the number of people who have so far died from the coronavirus disease in the Kingdom. There were 407 new cases reported in the country, meaning a total of 338, 539 citizens had now contracted COVID-19. Officials … Continue reading HEALTH | Saudi Arabia Conducted 6.9 Million PCR Test So Far