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Pfizer ‘pivotal trial’ shows Covid-19 vaccines safe for 5-11 year-olds

Pharmaceutical giants are now seeking authorisation from the FDA to administer Covid-19 vaccines to school children under 12 and above 4 years of age. Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE on Monday announced positive results from Phase...

Qatar’s Tarsheed initiative wiped out 400,000 tonnes of carbon footprint in 2020

Authorities have been implementing several projects to enhance sustainability to achieve Qatar's 2030 vision.  Almost 290-gigawatt electricity and 32 million cubic metres of water were reduced last year thanks to Qatar's National Programme for Conservation...

UK opens up for travel as 80% of Qatar’s population receive two doses

Fancy a cup of warm hot chocolate in London without harsh quarantine for a week? Well, now you're just one ticket away.  Fully vaccinated travellers from Qatar will now be allowed to enter England with...

Littering in Qatar could cost you QAR 10,000

World Cleanup Day is the largest global cleanup event of the year. Qatari authorities announced a QAR 10,000 penalty for anyone caught littering at beaches, in front of houses, roads and all public spaces. The statement...

‘Toxic’ Instagram buried study that highlighted harmful impact on teens

Reports this week revealed how Instagram found its platform was harmful to teenage girls… but decided to hide the research. “We do more good than bad”.  Those were the words of Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri...

All you need to know about vitiligo

While vitiligo does not have a direct effect on the individual’s health, people with the condition may be concerned about social stigma or even issues surrounding ethnic identity, writes Maha El Akoum. Vitiligo is a...
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