Gulf Times - Covid-19-vaccination
Rich nations urged to donate shots instead of vaccinating kids

Rich nations urged to donate shots instead of vaccinating kids

The World Health Organisation Friday urged rich countries to reconsider plans to vaccinate children and instead donate Covid-19 shots to the Covax scheme that shares them with poorer nations.

Irish health service hit by 'very sophisticated' ransomware attack

Irish health service hit by 'very sophisticated' ransomware attack

Ireland's health service operator shut down all its IT systems on Friday to protect them from a "significant" ransomware attack, crippling diagnostic services, disrupting Covid-19 testing and forcing hospitals to cancel many appointments.

MoPH sets up unit to schedule vaccination of service workers

MoPH sets up unit to schedule vaccination of service workers

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has set up a scheduling unit to support the vaccination of key service workers in Qatar.

MoPH announces changes to second dose vaccination process

MoPH announces changes to second dose vaccination process

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced changes to the process of the second dose of Covid-19 vaccination, saying the changes are effective as of Thursday, April 29.

PHCC shifts vaccination second dose for some to health centers

PHCC shifts vaccination second dose for some to health centers

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has sent sms messages to some of the public stating that due to the huge pressure on Drive-through Vaccination Centers, the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered at the corporation's health center.

 More than half a million fully vaccinated in Qatar

More than half a million fully vaccinated in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday announced that 507,743 people in Qatar have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccines, which means 22.3 percent of the eligible population are now fully vaccinated against the virus.

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

The hard-hit United States has passed a hopeful milestone as half its adults have had at least one Covid vaccine dose and from Monday all its over 18s will be eligible to get their shot.

Boat ride concession for those fully vaccinated

Boat ride concession for those fully vaccinated

Up to five people who are not members of the same family are now allowed to use personal boats and yachts provided they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) said Wednesday.

Covid-19 vaccination at QNCC by appointment only: PHCC

Covid-19 vaccination at QNCC by appointment only: PHCC

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has reiterated that Covid-19 vaccination is available at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) by appointment only.

UK to prioritise next stage of Covid-19 vaccines by age, not job

UK to prioritise next stage of Covid-19 vaccines by age, not job

Police and teachers will not jump to the head of the queue in the second phase of Britain's Covid-19 vaccination rollout, with people instead prioritised by age, officials advising the government said on Friday, describing this as the best way to keep up the pace of immunisations.

Vaccines are our best bet against Covid-19: expert

Vaccines are our best bet against Covid-19: expert

Answers to most of the common questions that people have got regarding Covid-19 vaccination mainly depend on the immune system of individuals, an expert has said.

Age threshold lowered to 50 for Covid-19 vaccination

Age threshold lowered to 50 for Covid-19 vaccination

The age limit for Covid-19 vaccination has been lowered to 50 for all Qatar residents from Wednesday, a top official at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced Wednesday.