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Moderna’s Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine shows positive results

Moderna’s Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine shows positive results

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“We want to be as ready as early as August for shipping,” he added to investors in a call.The results were broadly welcomed...
Coronavirus: New Zealand’s Covid-19 border rules, quarantine lottery were unlawful, court rules

Coronavirus: New Zealand’s Covid-19 border rules, quarantine lottery were unlawful, court rules

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The quarantine process did not allow personal circumstances to be sufficiently considered or prioritised and stripped citizens of their right to return home,...
Coronavirus: Singapore to drop all Covid-19 tests for fully vaccinated travellers, further ease domestic restrictions in ‘important milestone’

Coronavirus: Singapore to drop all Covid-19 tests for fully vaccinated travellers, further ease domestic...

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Currently, those travelling to the city state are required to take a pre-departure test two days before arrival but this rule will be...
Coronavirus: from spas and gyms to cinemas and restaurants, Hong Kong residents are raring to go with Covid-19 curbs finally easing

Coronavirus: from spas and gyms to cinemas and restaurants, Hong Kong residents are raring...

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Bookings at premises from beauty parlours to restaurants and cinemas surge, as stringent coronavirus restrictions relaxed from April 21.
Shanghai turns exhibition halls into temporary hospitals, quarantine centres as Covid-19 infections threaten to overwhelm city

Shanghai turns exhibition halls into temporary hospitals, quarantine centres as Covid-19 infections threaten to...

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Shanghai, which is in the midst of a severe Covid-19 outbreak, is turning the city’s massive exhibition halls into temporary hospitals and quarantine...
Covid-19 sick leave, allowances and more: Hong Kong firms must show they value employees’ sacrifices

Covid-19 sick leave, allowances and more: Hong Kong firms must show they value employees’...

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To grant sick leave or not? Many employers are wrestling with that question during the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and its...
Omicron: Chinese city of Qingdao reports Covid-19 outbreak among students

Omicron: Chinese city of Qingdao reports Covid-19 outbreak among students

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The eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao has reported 88 new coronavirus cases, all of them of the Omicron variant, fuelling China’s highest...
Hong Kong Legco president Andrew Leung to work from home after driver tests preliminary-positive for Covid-19, in latest infection scare among political elite

Hong Kong Legco president Andrew Leung to work from home after driver tests preliminary-positive...

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Hong Kong’s Legislative Council president Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen will work from home after his chauffeur tested preliminary-positive for Covid-19.The Legco secretariat said on...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong to mobilise police for Covid-19 fight with new anti-epidemic task force  to prepare for mass testing

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to mobilise police for Covid-19 fight with new anti-epidemic task force...

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Hong Kong is mobilising police in the battle against Covid-19 by getting a new anti-epidemic task force under the Security Bureau to prepare...
Partners left disappointed after Hong Kong public hospitals bring back ban on delivery rooms to protect pregnant women amid Covid-19 surge

Partners left disappointed after Hong Kong public hospitals bring back ban on delivery rooms...

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Hong Kong resident Nick Jones was ready to be by his wife’s side on February 16 for the birth of their first child...
China, WHO seek ‘stronger collaboration’ on Covid-19 origins probe

China, WHO seek ‘stronger collaboration’ on Covid-19 origins probe

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China and the World Health Organization have discussed the need for “stronger collaboration” on tracing the origins of Covid-19, amid tensions over the...
China coronavirus: woman on blind date trapped after man’s home placed under Covid-19 lockdown

China coronavirus: woman on blind date trapped after man’s home placed under Covid-19 lockdown

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A woman in China has become an internet celebrity after getting trapped in the house of a man she was on a blind...
How dangerous is ‘flurona’ – a Covid-19 and flu double whammy – as Omicron spreads?

How dangerous is ‘flurona’ – a Covid-19 and flu double whammy – as Omicron...

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Israel recently reported its first case of a simultaneous Covid-19 and seasonal influenza infection, refreshing fears of a more such co-infections.While the case...
Rohingya refugees undergo Covid-19 quarantine after Indonesia allows damaged boat to dock

Rohingya refugees undergo Covid-19 quarantine after Indonesia allows damaged boat to dock

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A group of 120 Rohingya Muslims disembarked from a boat that had drifted for days off Indonesia’s northernmost province of Aceh and was...
Donald Trump reveals he got a Covid-19 booster, crowd boos him

Donald Trump reveals he got a Covid-19 booster, crowd boos him

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Former US president Donald Trump revealed he received a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine, drawing boos from a crowd in Dallas.Trump made...
Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

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Foreign nations should realise by now that China’s so-called over the top approach in handling the pandemic was the correct one, the country’s...
When Covid-19 hit Cathay Pacific, these 3 flight attendants began selling food. Then things really took off

When Covid-19 hit Cathay Pacific, these 3 flight attendants began selling food. Then things...

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For more than 20 years, Hong Kong residents Shilpa Pednekar, 51, Rinny Ayu, 47, and Lany Chew, 50, focused on their jobs as...
Finland’s PM Sanna Marin apologises for clubbing after Covid-19 exposure

Finland’s PM Sanna Marin apologises for clubbing after Covid-19 exposure

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Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin apologised to the public after photos surfaced of her in a nightclub following the foreign minister testing positive...
What is Hong Kong’s new Covid-19 health code  and will it track users’ data?

What is Hong Kong’s new Covid-19 health code and will it track users’...

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A Hong Kong health code compatible with the version used in mainland China will officially be launched on December 10 as a prerequisite...
Coronavirus: violence erupts in Brussels against new Covid-19 measures

Coronavirus: violence erupts in Brussels against new Covid-19 measures

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Violence broke out at a protest against anti-Covid measures in Brussels on Sunday, in which police said tens of thousands of people took...