Amnesty demands two billion Covid jabs for poorer world
LONDON — Covid vaccine manufacturers are putting profit before lives, Amnesty International said on Wednesday (Sept 22), as it demanded two billion doses for poorer nations by the end of the year.
Covid-19: From Oct 13, unvaccinated people not allowed to dine in or enter malls, attractions
SINGAPORE — Starting Wednesday (Oct 13) those who are not fully vaccinated will not be allowed entry into malls, large standalone stores, attractions, hawker centres and coffee shops, so as to protect them and reduce the strain on the healthcare system, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.
US to relax restrictions for COVID-19 vaccinated international travellers in NovemberWASHINGTON: The United States in November will re-open for air travellers from 33 countries including China, India, Brazil and most of Europe who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the White House said on Monday (Sep 20), easing tough pandemic-related travel restrictions imposed beginning early last year.
Q&A: America's new COVID-19 rules for international travelThe Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is to restore more normal air travel after 18 months of disruption caused by COVID-19. The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge of confusioning restrictions. All adult foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. will be required to be fully vaccinated before boarding their flight.
Climbing-Boulder and Speed World Cup in Seoul cancelled due to COVID-19Sport climbing's Boulder and Speed World Cup due to be held in Seoul, South Korea from Oct. 1-3 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) said on Monday.The IFSC arrived at the decision after discussions with the Korean Alpine Federation (KAF).
Insurers revise coverage for Covid-19 travel cancellations, quarantine allowance
Japan's land prices fall as COVID-19 hurts tourism, domestic demandTOKYO: Japanese land prices fell for the second straight year as the country\u0027s closed borders and state of emergency curbs to combat the coronavirus pandemic hit demand for new restaurants and hotels, an annual government survey showed. In a sign the pandemic is reshaping the economy, however, land prices
Calls grow among experts in Singapore for mandatory vaccination as Covid-19 cases spikeSINGAPORE — Some health experts in Singapore are calling for mandatory vaccination against the coronavirus with a growing toll of severe Covid-19 among unvaccinated people as infections surge and with vaccine take-up plateauing at 82 per cent of the population. 'I would love to see vaccine mandates in over 60s, they are the group most likely to die,' said Professor Dale Fisher, an infectious disease expert at NUH. Read more: They will always spike, no matter what you do. If it does become mandatory,every country will follow suit. as far as the Delta variants is concern the main reason is that....