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MOPH reports 221 new Covid-19 cases, 228 recoveries

MOPH reports 221 new Covid-19 cases, 228 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Thursday 221 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 165 are from community cases and 56 from travellers ...

Britain approves Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, rollout to begin next week

Britain approves Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, rollout to begin next week

Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech , and said it will be rolled out from early next week.

916,650 benefit from QRCS response to Covid-19 in Panama

916,650 benefit from QRCS response to Covid-19 in Panama

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a Covid-19 pandemic control project in Panama at a total cost of $20,000.

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for Covid-19 vaccine, target Dec rollout

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for Covid-19 vaccine, target Dec rollout

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out in Europe this month, the companies said on Tuesday after they applied for EU emergency approval for the shot.

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Doctors are studying the impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women and their unborn babies in Singapore, where an infant delivered by an infected mother earlier this month had antibodies against the virus but did not carry the disease.

England's hospitals could be overwhelmed without new tier system

England's hospitals could be overwhelmed without new tier system

Hospitals in England risk being overwhelmed if lawmakers do not support the government's new plan for restrictions, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said on Saturday.

Campaign recognising work of healthcare heroes during Covid-19

Campaign recognising work of healthcare heroes during Covid-19

‘Letters for Good’ is a campaign initiated by Riya Mahajan, a young student in Qatar, to say thanks to the healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as Russia announced a partnership with India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine.

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

Pakistan's cricket tour of New Zealand was in the balance Thursday after six squad members tested positive for Covid-19 and the team received a ‘final warning’ for flouting quarantine rules.

Efforts of all helped curb of spread of Covid-19 in Qatar: GCO

Efforts of all helped curb of spread of Covid-19 in Qatar: GCO

The concerted efforts of healthcare workers and the commitment of all members of society to precautionary measures has limited the spread of Covid-19 in Qatar, the Government Communications Office (GCO) has said.

Oil and gas after Covid-19: Day of reckoning or a new era of opportunity?

Oil and gas after Covid-19: Day of reckoning or a new era of opportunity?

The combination of disruptive Covid-19 epidemic demand and oversupply has created an unprecedented crisis for the global oil and gas industry.

Young people majority among Covid-19 protocol violators: official

Young people majority among Covid-19 protocol violators: official

Young people constitute the majority of individuals arrested for non-compliance of the preventive and precautionary measures against Covid-19, a senior official of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) told Qatar Television ...