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Emirates airline vaccinates staff against Covid-19

Dubai-based airline Emirates on Monday launched a coronavirus vaccination programme for its staff based in the UAE, seeking to bolster the tourism sector. "The inoculation...
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Pfizer reassures Europe over coronavirus vaccines as pandemic surges

by AFP Bureaus Pharma giant Pfizer tried to ease concerns in Europe about deliveries of its coronavirus vaccine as nations across the world doubled down...

India starts huge vaccine drive as global virus deaths top 2 million

by AFP Bureaus India kicked off one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drives Saturday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global...
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Concerns as India to roll out home-grown vaccine

by Jalees ANDRABI A homegrown coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out in India from Saturday even though clinical trials haven't been completed. But the government...

Over half a million under lockdown as Beijing outbreak spreads

More than half a million people were placed under lockdown in Beijing on Monday as the government imposed strict measures to stamp out a...

Japan to declare virus state of emergency in Tokyo region

by Hiroshi HIYAMA Japan's government will declare a coronavirus state of emergency in the greater Tokyo area on Thursday, as media said the capital would...
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No Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant women, children under 16 & immunocompromised patients

Singapore—The Expert Committee that advised the Government on the Covid-19 vaccine strategy has mentioned three groups who will not be given vaccine doses: women...
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Kaspersky: Information shared online becomes one’s reputation and creates an impact in the real...

Manila, Dec. 10 — Asia Pacific (APAC) is fertile land for social media, housing more than half of the world’s total users and center...
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No more CMCO, please: Retailers want government to use a more targeted approach to...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 10 — Retailers are asking the government to apply a more targeted approach when it comes to restricting movement instead of...
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Wealth of US billionaires soars during pandemic

America’s billionaires have seen their wealth rise by more than $1 trillion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study Wednesday,...