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37,000 healthcare workers in Qatar take flu vaccine

37,000 healthcare workers in Qatar take flu vaccine

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday announced that over 37,000 healthcare workers in Qatar have taken the flu vaccine, registering a 56 percent increase compared to last year.

MoPH stresses necessity of seasonal flu vaccine as winter approaches

MoPH stresses necessity of seasonal flu vaccine as winter approaches

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has stressed that as the winter approaches, it is more important than ever for people to get the flu vaccine.

More than 130,000 people received flu vaccine so far: MoPH

More than 130,000 people received flu vaccine so far: MoPH

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that more than 130,000 people have received the free flu vaccine since the launch of the seasonal influenza campaign in mid-October, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reports.

Early detection, mental strength key to survive breast cancer

Early detection, mental strength key to survive breast cancer

Filipino expatriate Teresita Rivera, a breast cancer survivor, has hailed the treatment and care that she has received in Qatar speaks about how being in Qatar helped her overcome the disease.

S.Korea presses on with flu vaccination programme amid concerns about deaths

S.Korea presses on with flu vaccination programme amid concerns about deaths

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Friday it would not halt a wide flu vaccination programme aimed at heading off complications from the coronavirus, after reviewing more than two dozen cases of deaths that have raised public concern.

MoPH names 46 private health facilities for flu vaccine drive

MoPH names 46 private health facilities for flu vaccine drive

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued a list of 46 private health facilities participating in the 2020/2021 flu vaccine campaign.

South Korean deaths spark flu vaccine safety fears

South Korean deaths spark flu vaccine safety fears

South Korean officials refused to suspend the country's seasonal flu inoculation programme on Thursday, despite growing calls to do so following the deaths of at least 13 people who were vaccinated in recent days.

Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns over the vaccine's safety just as the seasonal inoculation programme is expanded

People with chronic illnesses urged to get flu vaccine

People with chronic illnesses urged to get flu vaccine

With the annual flu season around the corner, a senior official at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging those with chronic medical conditions to get the influenza vaccine.

MoPH urges parents to vaccinate children against flu

MoPH urges parents to vaccinate children against flu

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), along with Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), is encouraging parents to ensure their young ones are vaccinated against flu as influenza can cause serious complications, especially in those aged between six months and five yea

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

A suicide bomber struck at a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security.

India’s Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World crown

India’s Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World crown

An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort yesterday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant’s history.