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Covid-cured not on priority list for vaccination: official

Covid-cured not on priority list for vaccination: official

Those who have recovered from Covid-19 are not given priority in the vaccination against the pandemic, Dr Muna al-Maslamani, medical director of the Communicable Disease Center at Hamad Medical Corporation, told Qatar TV on Monday.

Oxford University to test Covid-19 vaccine response among children for first time

Oxford University to test Covid-19 vaccine response among children for first time

The University of Oxford has launched a study to assess the safety and immune response of the Covid-19 vaccine it has developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children for the first time, it said on Saturday.

Elderly urged to take Covid-19 vaccine

Elderly urged to take Covid-19 vaccine

The elderly people, especially those with any chronic diseases, should take the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as possible and the authorities concerned have given them priority ...

After outcry, EU reverses plan to restrict vaccine exports through Irish border

After outcry, EU reverses plan to restrict vaccine exports through Irish border

The European Union on Friday abruptly reversed a plan to use emergency Brexit measures to restrict exports of Covid-19 vaccines from crossing the Irish border into the United Kingdom ...

More than 90,000 register online for vaccine

More than 90,000 register online for vaccine

More than 90,000 people have registered their interest, following the launch of the online registration for the Covid-19 vaccine, Primary Health Care Corporation managing director Dr Mariam Abdulmalik has said.

Pfizer vaccine appears effective against coronavirus variant

Pfizer vaccine appears effective against coronavirus variant

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is likely to protect against a more infectious variant of the virus, which was discovered in Britain and has spread around the world, according to results of further lab tests released on Wednesday.

Qatar health sector leaders get second Covid-19 vaccine dose

Qatar health sector leaders get second Covid-19 vaccine dose

A number of senior health officials on Thursday received the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Qatar.

India readies colossal coronavirus vaccine rollout

India readies colossal coronavirus vaccine rollout

India aims to begin vaccinating its 1.3 billion people against coronavirus from Saturday, a colossal and complex task compounded by safety worries, shaky infrastructure and public scepticism.

AstraZeneca vaccine set to become first to get approval in India: sources

AstraZeneca vaccine set to become first to get approval in India: sources

India's drug regulator is set to approve on Friday a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Good turnout for Covid-19 vaccination

Good turnout for Covid-19 vaccination

The ongoing first phase of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Qatar continues to witness an increasing turnout of citizens and residents from among the priority groups, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) tweeted on Sunday.

Community dignitaries receive Covid-19 vaccine among priority groups

Community dignitaries receive Covid-19 vaccine among priority groups

As the first phase of Qatar’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign continues at a rapid pace, a number of community dignitaries who are prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine were among the first group of people who received the vaccine against Covid-19 at Leabaib Health Centre on the first day of vaccination pr

 Healthcare leaders receive Covid-19 vaccine

Healthcare leaders receive Covid-19 vaccine

A number of medical and administrative personnel, who are in the forefront of dealing with Covid-19 in Qatar, received the vaccine against the pandemic on Thursday at Rumailah Hospital, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) tweeted.