Blinked Says U.S. Responds To Russia’s Demands, Seeks Dialogue

WASHINGTON – The United States delivered written replies on Wednesday to sweeping Russia security demands, a key step in a fragile diplomatic process as Russia staged new military drills on land and sea near Ukraine. Secretary of State Blinken said the document, handed over in person by U.S. ambassador to Moscow John Sullivan, addressed Russia’s … More Blinked Says U.S. Responds To Russia’s Demands, Seeks Dialogue

Pfizer And BioNTech Launch Trial Of Omicron – Targeted COVID Vaccine

PARIS, France – Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Tuesday they started a clinical trail to test a new version of their vaccine specifically designed to target the COVID-19 Omicron variant, which had eluded some of the protection provided by the original two – dose vaccine regimen. Banking on volunteers in the United States, … More Pfizer And BioNTech Launch Trial Of Omicron – Targeted COVID Vaccine

FDA Expands Use Of Remdesivir To Patients With High Risk Of Hospitalization

PARIS, France – The U.S. health regulator on Friday expanded its approval for the use of Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir to treat non – hospitalized patients 12 years and older for the treatment of mild – to – moderate COVID -19 disease with high risk of hospitalization. Previously, the use of Veklury was limited … More FDA Expands Use Of Remdesivir To Patients With High Risk Of Hospitalization

Social Media Users Who Mock UAE Covid – 19 Rules Face Jail Time

DUBAI – People who mock the United Arab Emirates’ COVID – 19 regulations face jail time, federal prosecutors said in a statement on Monday. Social media users could be punished under new laws which allow at least two years’ jail and $54,000 (200,000AED) fines for sharing misleading information, the Federal Emergency Crisis and Disasters Prosecution … More Social Media Users Who Mock UAE Covid – 19 Rules Face Jail Time

Daily COVID – 19 Cases In Saudi Arabia Pass 3,000 For The First Time Since July 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s daily recorded COVID-19 cases have passed the 3,000 mark for the first time since July 2020. The Kingdom recorded 3,045 new cases in 24 hours on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health. There were also three virus – related deaths, bringing the total COVID – 19 death toll … More Daily COVID – 19 Cases In Saudi Arabia Pass 3,000 For The First Time Since July 2020

Daily COVID Cases In Saudi Arabia Above 1,000, Continue To Climb In UAE

Paris, France –  Daily coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia have climbed above 1,000 for the first time since August, while daily infections in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have crossed the, 2,500 – level. Authorities in the two Gulf Arab states did not break down the cases by COVID – 19 variant, Both countries confirmed … More Daily COVID Cases In Saudi Arabia Above 1,000, Continue To Climb In UAE

Saudi Arabia Tightens COVID – 19 Measures In Mecca

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Thursday reimposed social distancing measures at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, after recording the highest number of COVID – 19 infections in months. Workers have returned floor markings removed on October 17 to guide people to social distance in and around the Grand … More Saudi Arabia Tightens COVID – 19 Measures In Mecca

Saudi Arabia Reports Increase In COVID – 19 Cases, Reinforces Wearing Masks In Public

Riyad, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday reported an increase in COVID  – 19 cases with 744 new cases recorded in the country, as authorities reinforce wearing masks in public places as of Thursday. The Kingdom will reinforce wearing masks in public places including outdoor events amid a rise in COVID – 19 cases … More Saudi Arabia Reports Increase In COVID – 19 Cases, Reinforces Wearing Masks In Public