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Americans get stern holiday warning: 'No Christmas parties' due to Covid

Americans get stern holiday warning: 'No Christmas parties' due to Covid

A top coronavirus adviser to President-elect Joe Biden delivered a stern holiday message to Americans on Thursday - ‘no Christmas parties’ - and warned they face a Covid-19 siege for weeks to come ...

UK issues anaphylaxis warning on Pfizer vaccine after adverse reactions

UK issues anaphylaxis warning on Pfizer vaccine after adverse reactions

Britain's medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food should not get the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, giving fuller guidance on an earlier allergy warning about the shot.

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

As cooler weather conditions begin to set in, an emergency medicine specialist at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has warned the public about the dangers of burning charcoal and wood inside their homes.

Beachgoers warned over 'tidal rise'

Beachgoers warned over 'tidal rise'

The Qatar Met department has advised people visiting beaches to be careful as parts of the beaches will be submerged due to an "expected 2m tidal rise" from Friday until Sunday.

HMC warns public about dangers of leaving children in hot cars

HMC warns public about dangers of leaving children in hot cars

With the hot and humid weather expected to continue into the coming weeks, and with temperatures rising above 40C in most parts of the country, representatives from the Hamad Trauma Center’s Hamad Injury Prevention Programme ...

MoFA warning against fraudsters

MoFA warning against fraudsters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Thursday issued a warning against fraudsters who offer scholarships abroad to extort money from Qatari citizens and residents.

Australian homes destroyed by spring fires in 'horrible' warning

Australian homes destroyed by spring fires in 'horrible' warning

More than 20 homes have been destroyed by spring fires in Australia, officials said on Wednesday, straining communities already suffering under the region's worst drought conditions in living memory.

More Hong Kong protests planned as US raises travel warning

More Hong Kong protests planned as US raises travel warning

The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests.

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most US imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods ...

Sydney goes dark as global Earth Hour climate campaign kicks off

Sydney goes dark as global Earth Hour climate campaign kicks off

The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark for an hour Saturday to kick off a global campaign raising awareness about the impacts of climate change.

Warning over listeria sweet melons from NZ, Australia

Warning over listeria sweet melons from NZ, Australia

The Ministry of Public Health has warned against the consumption of sweet melons coming from New Zealand and Australia for potential contamination with the listeria bacteria.

Bangkok air pollution warning, children asked to stay indoors

Bangkok air pollution warning, children asked to stay indoors

Residents in Bangkok, one of the world's top tourist destinations, were warned on Thursday the city's air quality had hit dangerous levels just days after the country's pollution ...