Doctor files complaint against former minister of MOH – Experimental drugs led to COVID-19 deaths.

The Ministry of Health is preparing for a new round with the judiciary after Dr. Ghanem Al-Hujailan, a consultant of internal and viral diseases at Adan Hospital, filed an official complaint against the former minister of Health, the undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, and others on charges of corruption...

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China launches a Covid-19 vaccine that is inhaled through mouth: Report.

The Chinese city of Shanghai started administering an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday in what appears to be a world first.The vaccine, a mist that is sucked in through the mouth, is being offered for free as a booster dose for previously vaccinated individuals, according to an announcement posted...

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Quad pivots away from 1 billion Covid-19 jabs, will prep for future emergencies.

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad, has made a quiet pivot away from its ambitious goal of delivering one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines across the Indo-Pacific to building up capabilities across the region for future health emergencies, people familiar with the matter said.When the Quad...

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COVID-19 committee head urges for general preventive measures.

FDA authorizes Moderna, Pfizer updated boostersHead of the Ministry of Health’s advisory committee to confront COVID-19 pandemic Dr. Khaled Al-Jarallah highlighted the need to strengthen general preventive directives and urge people to take seasonal flu vaccinations, coinciding with the return of travelers,...

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Pfizer files application for booster against latest variants.

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE asked the US to authorize a new Covid booster shot customized against the currently circulating Covid variants as governments race to protect their populations against the ever-mutating virus.In a statement, the companies said they had “rapidly scaled production” for the new booster...

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UK becomes 1st country to approve Moderna vaccine targeting Omicron variant.

The UK on Monday became the first country to approve an updated Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 that targets the Omicron variant as well as the original form. The Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved the bivalent vaccine made by US drug company Moderna as a booster...

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Corbevax approved as booster dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield.

The Centre has approved Biological E's Corbevax as a precaution dose after completion of six months from the date of administration of the second dose of either Covaxin or Covishield vaccines for the population above 18 years, said Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan.The latest move by the Centre,...

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4th Booster dose for 50 years and above; Corona vaccines at 16 centers.

The Ministry of Health has approved 16 health centers in all health regions to provide the vaccination service against Covid-19, indicating that it will start the vaccination process at these centers starting from the Aug 10, 2022, from Sunday to Thursday from 3 pm to 8 pm, reports Al-Qabas daily. The sources...

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Kuwait takes effective measures to combat Covid-19.

‘Amendment of preventive health law and economy contributed greatly’Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for Human Rights Affairs Talal Al-Mutairi affirmed on Monday that his country had taken many measures since the beginning of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to protect the safety of citizens...

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Covid: PM pens letter of appreciation for vaccinators over India’s big milestone.

PM Modi pens letter of appreciation for vaccinators as India achieves big milestonePrime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wrote to all vaccinators appreciating their efforts as India administered 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to people aged 12 years and above — a landmark that has been achieved...

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