Monday, January 17, 2022


Germany cracks down on unjabbed as US eyes winter battle

The WHO has cautioned that it could take weeks to discover if Omicron is more transmissible, and whether it causes more severe disease – as well as how effective current treatments and vaccines are against it.

Thailand prepares to welcome back tourists after devastating shutdown

The steamy metropolis and the world's most-visited city before the pandemic will take some time to get back to its pulsating, intoxicating old self, industry experts say.

US to open border with Canada from early November

This follows the move by Canada on Aug 9 to allow fully vaccinated US visitors into the country for non-essential travel.

Vaccinated Sydney residents picnic as lockdown rules relaxed

The rules remain strict, with just five fully vaccinated people allowed to gather outdoors for up to an hour, while tougher rules are in place for virus hotspots.

Dine-in allowed as more social, business sectors to reopen nationwide

The relaxed SOPs will apply from tomorrow onwards to those who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

National unity ministry sets SOPs for the fully vaccinated at non-Muslim houses of worship

For states in Phase One and Two, a maximum of 50 worshippers are allowed while for states in Phase Three, attendance will depend on the size of the premises.

SOPs for social activities to ease for fully vaccinated from Aug 10

SOPs will be eased for some cross-border travel, among others.

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