israel crisis puts investors on edge

European shares rise on mining boost; investors eye Middle East conflict

The mining index rose 1.3 per cent as prices of base metals were lifted by hopes of stronger demand from China

Pfizer launches patient support app to improve access to medication  

The IUdo app is currently available to eligible patients that are part of Pfizer’s patient support programmes in Qatar and will be rolled out in other countries across emerging markets in a few months 


Covid vaccines prevented 20 million deaths in first year, study finds

Vaccines from companies including Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca have slashed hospitalisations and deaths, with more than 12 billion doses administered across the planet

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Pfizer gets nod From EU regulator for Covid drug Paxlovid

The UK’s regulator cleared Paxlovid at the end of last year, and the drug also has emergency-use authorisation in the US

Pfizer stops 70% omicron hospitalisations, finds South Africa study

The protection is maintained across age groups and in the face of a range of chronic illnesses

Pfizer Covid shot safely bolsters antibodies in younger kids

In a trial with 2,268 participants, two shots of a 10 microgram dose produced antibody levels comparable to those seen in a trial of 16-to-25-year-olds who got the adult dose

Abu Dhabi makes Pfizer, Sinopharm booster shots available

Booster shots are available in over 100 centres in the emirate

UAE passes Seychelles to become most vaccinated nation

The country has so far administered 15.5 million doses

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Abu Dhabi offers walk-in appointments for Pfizer jab; new Covid-19 treatment approved in UAE

The UAE has become the first country to both license and enable immediate patient use of the antibody drug Sotrovimab


Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine gives 100% protection to kids aged 12-15

In the study of 2,260 adolescents, the vaccine produced antibodies against the Covid-19 that exceeded the level seen in vaccinated young adults

Kuwait aims to vaccinate 80% of population by September 2021

As of Monday, 2,500 people were vaccinated and second doses will be administered from January 14

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Pfizer partner BioNTech ready to boost vaccine capacity for 2021

The companies will probably know by January or February whether and how many additional doses can be produced

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,311 new cases as Pfizer vaccination gets underway in Dubai

The Dubai Media Office also answered some FAQs related to the vaccination programme

Covid-19: All you need to know about Dubai’s Pfizer vaccination campaign

The vaccinations will be available at six Dubai Health Authority facilities

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Covid-19: Dubai to begin ‘extensive’ free Pfizer vaccination campaign

The first batch of the Pfizer vaccine arrived from Brussels on an Emirates SkyCargo flight on Tuesday

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Kuwait set to receive first batch of Covid-19 vaccines this week

Over 60,000 people have registered on the vaccination platform so far

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Saudi begins registrations for free Covid-19 vaccination for citizens, residents

The vaccination process in the kingdom will be in three stages

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Saudi approves registration of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

The authority will analyse samples from each incoming vaccine shipment before using it to ensure its quality

Pfizer seeks emergency-use approval for vaccine in India: PTI

The company sought permission to import the vaccine for sale and distribution in India without the requirement for clinical trials on local people

Airlines face ‘mission of the century’ in shipping vaccines

UN humanitarian relief agency UNICEF has been recruiting airlines into its vast effort to distribute the vaccine to more than 170 countries

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UK clears Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine ahead of US, EU

The UK regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, said the vaccine “met its strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness”

Gold’s big question: Can the bull market outlive a pandemic?

Gold suffered its second-biggest drop in seven years on the day that Pfizer announced early results showing its vaccine was 90 per cent effective


Leaders at the Saudi-hosted G20 summit to pledge to ensure fair distribution of vaccines

The battle to counter the pandemic dominated the first day of a virtual summit of G20 nations on Saturday

UN recruits 40 airlines to help deliver vaccine to world’s poor

The summons to airlines was triggered by positive late-stage trial results reported by Pfizer and Moderna on two separate vaccines

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Data Shows 90 Percent Effective Rate

Pfizer says vaccine prevents 90% of Covid cases in study

Only 50 million doses are expected to be available in 2020