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Qatar's Covid Vaccination Programme reaches millionth dose milestone

Qatar's Covid Vaccination Programme reaches millionth dose milestone

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Wednesday announced the administration of the one millionth Covid-19 vaccine dose in Qatar.

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 1.5mn doses of vaccine for Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 1.5mn doses of vaccine for Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo has crossed a milestone transport of over 1.5mn Covid-19 vaccine doses into Qatar, with its largest batch of more than 530,000 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines arriving from Amsterdam on Monday.

1 out of 4 adults gets at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

1 out of 4 adults gets at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that one out of four adults in the country has received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine since the start of Qatar's National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine safe, effective on adolescents in trial, companies say

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine safe, effective on adolescents in trial, companies say

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Wednesday their Covid-19 vaccine was safe and effective and produced robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds, paving the way for them to seek US emergency use authorization in weeks.

Asian countries scramble for vaccine supplies after India export curbs

Asian countries scramble for vaccine supplies after India export curbs

Several Asian countries scrambled to find alternative sources for Covid-19 inoculations on Tuesday after export restrictions by manufacturer India left a World Health Organization-backed global vaccine sharing programme short of supplies.

'Highly transmissible' UK variant contributes to rise in cases: MoPH

'Highly transmissible' UK variant contributes to rise in cases: MoPH

The UK variant of Covid-19 has contributed to the recent significant increase in cases in Qatar due to its highly transmissible element, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said.

7 out of 10 people over 60 years receive at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose

7 out of 10 people over 60 years receive at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that seven out of 10 people over 60 years of age have received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose since the start of Qatar's National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme,

Covid vaccines prove highly protective of healthcare workers

Covid vaccines prove highly protective of healthcare workers

Data from healthcare workers at medical centers in the United States and Israel are confirming the effectiveness of both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines against Covid-19, according to reports in The New England Journal of Medicine on Tuesday.

Covid-19 vaccine rollout is expected to boost Qatar economic growth: ICAEW

Covid-19 vaccine rollout is expected to boost Qatar economic growth: ICAEW

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout is expected to boost Qatari economic growth this year, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Asia accelerates AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine rollouts, even as trust plunges in Europe

Asia accelerates AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine rollouts, even as trust plunges in Europe

Many Asian countries are accelerating the rollout of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine after confidence in its safety was hit, following reports that the shot was linked to rare blood clots in Europe earlier this month.

1 in 6 adults receives at least 1 dose of vaccine

1 in 6 adults receives at least 1 dose of vaccine

One out of six adults in Qatar has received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) informed Sunday through an infographic on social media.

Nepal becomes third country to give emergency nod to Indian vaccine Covaxin

Nepal becomes third country to give emergency nod to Indian vaccine Covaxin

Nepal on Friday gave emergency authorisation to India's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, becoming only the third country to approve the shot, developed by Bharat Biotech and a state research institute.