Published: Dec 04, 2021
The Philippine government has tightened the quarantine and testing rules for incoming travelers flying in from countries outside of the 14 banned countries due to Omicron variant outbreaks.
Published: Dec 01, 2021
The WHO advised that persons "who are unwell, or who have not been fully vaccinated or do not have proof of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and are at increased risk of developing severe disease and dying, including people 60 years of age or older or those with comorbidities that present increased risk of severe COVID-19 (e.g. heart disease, cancer and diabetes) should be advised to postpone travel to areas with community transmission."
Published: Nov 13, 2021
"Experts say the surge is being driven by a combination of factors: the seasonality of the virus, waning immunity and many still unvaccinated Americans. And it underscores the likelihood COVID-19 is here to stay," media reported.
Published: Oct 08, 2021
Over 6.4 billion vaccine doses have now been administered globally. However, low-income countries have received less than half of one percent of the worlds vaccines. In Africa, less than five percent of people are fully vaccinated, according to WHOs data.
Published: Oct 07, 2021
Vaccinations likely prevented some 265,000 coronavirus infections, 107,000 hospitalizations and 39,000 deaths of Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. in the first five months of this year, according to a study.
Published: Oct 02, 2021
Thailand planned to reopen Bangkok and some tourist destinations such as Krabi, Hua Hin, Pattaya and Koh Phayam to fully vaccinated visitors, following the reopening of Phuket and Samui islands in pilot schemes since July.
Published: Oct 01, 2021
Surveys have shown that as many as half of unvaccinated workers say they will leave their jobs if theyre forced to get the COVID-19 shot, but in reality few of them actually quit, media said. "In other words, vaccine mandates are unlikely to result in a wave of resignations - but they are likely to lead to a boost in vaccination rates."
Published: Aug 24, 2021
A "substantial majority" of respondents, 79 percent, is in favor of employers requiring their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they return to the workplace, according to a National Association for Business Economics (NABE) survey.