Russia scraps remaining COVID-19 restrictions

A woman has her body temperature checked as she waits in line to receive an injection of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination point in a public services office in Moscow, Russia, on Feb 10, 2021. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP) ROME / HELSINKI / JUBA / BERLIN / COPENHAGEN - Russia...

WTO chief: COVID-19 vaccine rights waiver within reach

Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos on May 25, 2022. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP) KAMPALA / GABORONE / LOS ANGELES / GENEVA - An international agreement on waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines is...

Medical facilities to use vaccine pass from June

Patients and other people visiting non-emergency public medical facilities, like specialist clinics under the Hospital Authority, will have to use the vaccine pass from June 13. The applicable premises also include district health centres, student health service centres, government dental clinics and methadone clinics. Unvaccinated patients will still be admitted...