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Sindh to test all passengers that arrived from South Africa during last week

A healthcare worker administering COVID-19 vaccine. File photoKARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has decided to conduct tests of all passengers who have returned from...

UK boosts vaccination drive with additional 114m Covid jabs

The UK has expanded its booster programme after the Omicron variant emerged. File photoLONDON: The UK government said late Wednesday it has ordered 114...

WHO cautions unvaccinated vulnerable travellers

GENEVA: The WHO said Tuesday that those not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 who are also vulnerable to the disease, including over-60s, should put off...

Three steps govts can take to avoid travel curbs

Photo: file  With the new coronavirus strain Omicron now detected in several countries of the world and posing a "very high" global risk, Dr. Faheem...

Latest coronavirus developments from around the world

President Biden does not believe lockdowns or travel restrictions necessary for the new Covid-19 variant. File photoPARIS: Here are the latest developments in the...

UK toughens COVID-19 rules as new Omicron strain arrives

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces tougher rules in a bid to curb the spread of a new variant of Covid-19. Photo: AFP ...

US shower praise on SAfrican scientists for early identification of dangerous Covid strain

WASHINGTON: The United States praised South Africa Saturday for quickly identifying the new Covid strain called Omicron and sharing this information with the world...

NCOC bans entry from 6 countries, Hong Kong ‘due to threat’ from Omicron

— AFP/FileThe National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)  on Saturday said a travel ban had been imposed on six southern African countries as well...

Chile all set to launch Covid vaccination for children aged three and above

Chile will begin the immunisation drive for children aged three and above. File photoSANTIAGO: Chile announced it would start vaccinating children aged three...

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