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World - International
6/8/2022 8:17:34 PM
US biotech company Moderna on Wednesday announced positive results for a new vaccine that targets both the original Covid strain and Omicron, and sees the shot as its "lead candidate" for a booster this fall.

World - International
5/17/2022 10:15:16 PM
An expert group convened by the World Health Organization says there may be some benefit in giving a second booster dose of coronavirus vaccine to the most vulnerable people amid the continuing global spread of omicron and its subvariants.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/3/2022 2:03:00 PM
There is growing evidence that the third Covid-19 booster shot is less popular among the public than the first two doses of vaccine.

Egypt - Health
3/14/2022 2:01:00 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population has vaccinated more than one million people against the coronavirus in the past week as part of its door-to-door campaign in remote rural areas.

World - International
3/13/2022 11:05:29 PM
Former US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, though he's feeling relatively healthy and his wife, Michelle, tested negative.

Life & Style - Health
2/13/2022 11:47:05 AM
An early look at the performance of COVID-19 booster shots during the recent omicron wave in the U.S. hinted at a decline in effectiveness, though the shots still offered strong protection against severe illness.

World - International
2/9/2022 10:38:07 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that laws requiring people in England with COVID-19 to self-isolate could be lifted by the end of the month, bringing an end to all domestic coronavirus restrictions.

World - International
2/8/2022 8:00:45 PM
The EU's medicines watchdog said Tuesday it has started to evaluate Pfizer/BionTech's coronavirus vaccine to booster children aged 12 to 15 years.

Egypt - Health
1/30/2022 10:40:56 PM
Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar called for administering booster coronavirus vaccine shots to workers in Egypt’s tourism sector in the near future, the ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
1/22/2022 3:59:30 PM
Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots

World - Region
1/12/2022 5:17:37 PM
Tunisian government announced on Wednesday a curfew across the country to curb the spread of the new wave of the coronavirus.

World - International
1/11/2022 6:07:51 PM
WHO experts warned Tuesday that repeating booster doses of the original Covid vaccines is not a viable strategy against emerging variants and called for new jabs that better protect against transmission.

Egypt - Society
1/7/2022 2:27:57 PM
Saudi Arabia will ban its nationals and expats, including Egyptians, from entering workplace and other facilities without proof of booster shots starting 1 February.

World - International
1/3/2022 7:19:52 PM
The U.S. is expanding COVID-19 boosters as it confronts the omicron surge, with the Food and Drug Administration allowing extra Pfizer shots for children as young as 12.

Egypt - Health
12/21/2021 10:40:32 PM
Egypt's health authorities have sent more than 400,000 text messages to a selected target group from the fully vaccinated citizens for appointments to receive booster shots of the coronavirus vaccines, according to Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar.

World - International
12/21/2021 10:39:27 PM
Facing a jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations, France's government is trying to push through a law requiring vaccination to enter any restaurant and many other public places, and warning of tougher measures if the current surge of infections doesn't recede.

Life & Style - Health
12/21/2021 10:52:36 AM
The new omicron variant took only a few weeks to live up to dire predictions about how hugely contagious it is but scientists don't yet know if it causes more severe disease even as the world faces exploding cases just before Christmas.

Egypt - Health
12/19/2021 4:17:11 PM
Egypt has started sending text notifications to fully vaccinated individuals detailing appointment slots for booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine, as the health authorities appropriate booster types.

World - International
12/16/2021 8:14:17 PM
European Union leaders agreed Thursday that administering booster shots is "urgent" and "crucial" to tackle the surge of coronavirus infections across the continent and the emergence of the new omicron variant.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:42:30 PM
France said Thursday that it would ban non-essential travel to and from Britain in a bid to keep the Omicron Covid-19 variant in check, as European leaders urged coordinated action and more booster shots to counter the more highly contagious threat.

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