Moderna announces positive results for Omicron vaccine.

US biotech company Moderna on Wednesday announced positive results for a new vaccine that targets both the original Covid strain and Omicron, and sees the shot as its "lead candidate" for a booster this fall.The so-called "bivalent" vaccine was tested in a trial of 814 adults and shown to produce 1.75...

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Corbevax gets approval as booster after Covishield and Covaxin.

India’s drugs regulator on Saturday approved Hyderabad-based Biological E’s anti-Covid vaccine as a heterologous booster dose for adults having already taken two doses of Covishield or Covaxin vaccine, according to a company statement, making it the first vaccine to have been approved as booster.“CORBEVAX®...

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‘Covid-19 can cause hepatitis C’ – Children most affected.

Despite the decline in the “Corona virus infections, the repercussions of the virus are still evident, especially the side effects it leaves, including what has been reported and confirmed by scientific hypotheses, that the virus is the cause of the emergence of hepatitis C disease of unknown origin...

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COVID 19 Vaccination centers working hours.

The Ministry of Health announced working hours of the Covid 19 vaccination centers on its website for Mishref exhibition grounds and the Jleeb Youth Center from Sunday to Thursday 3 pm to 8 pmWorking hours at the vaccination center at Jaber Bridge will be from Sunday to Thursday from 4 pm to 9 pm.Working...

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China’s Baiyun airport to cancel over 1,000 flights amid Covid.

China's Baiyun International Airport is expected to cancel about 1,100 flights on Thursday after one of the airport employees reportedly received an unclear COVID-19 PCR test result amid the surge in coronavirus cases in the country.On Wednesday, the employee received a questionable COVID-19 test result...

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Booster dose still being given at Mishref vaccination center.

The Kuwait Vaccination Center in the Mishref exhibition grounds and other health centers in various parts of the country continue to receive citizens and residents for the booster dose, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to a health official, the number of those who received the booster dose as of Tuesday,...

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China: Shanghai announces planned lockdown relief as Covid cases continue to soar.

China’s financial hub Shanghai will begin easing lockdown in a calibrated way, officials announced Monday even as the city reported more than 25,000 new Covid-19 infections for the day before.The decision comes amid mounting pressure from citizens facing shortages of food, medicine and stringent lockdown...

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Vaccination center timings during Ramadan.

The Ministry of Health has announced the Covid-19 vaccination schedule for the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the ministry, the vaccination against Coronavirus will continue from Sunday to Thursday during Ramadan as follows: From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Kuwait Vaccination Center...

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Vaccination timings during national holidays.

Spokesman of Kuwait’s Ministry of Health unveiled on Saturday the new schedules of work at coronavirus vaccination centers during the celebrations marking the country’s National Day and Independence Day, from February 27 to March 3. Kuwait Vaccination Center at Mishref Fairground will be open for people...

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Covid-19: New French non-mRNA vaccine 100% effective against severe disease.

French pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi said Wednesday that its Covid-19 vaccine, developed with Britain’s GSK, had delivered positive results after nearly a year of delays left it lagging far behind its rivals.The two drugmakers said they will “seek regulatory authorisation” for their vaccine in the United...

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