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.
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.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has set up a scheduling unit to support the vaccination of key service workers in Qatar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has reiterated that Covid-19 vaccination is available at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) by appointment only.
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.
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.
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.