Tunisia receives medical aid shortly after nationwide outcry due to surge in infections

TUNISIA – Tunisia has received a Qatari donation of medical equipment in addition to a field hospital with 200 beds and 100 artificial respirators, to help combat the calamity that has befallen the country due to Covid-19. “This field hospital will be installed as soon as possible in the southern suburb of the capital in order to take care of COVID-19 patients and try to curb the spread of the pandemic in this region,” the statement by the Secretary General of the government Walid Dhahbi said. The Qatari ambassador to…

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The International Olympics Committee sets up vaccination hubs in Rwanda and Qatar

QATAR AND RWANDA – Qatar and Rwanda established vaccination hubs for pre-games vaccination of Olympic and Paralympic Games participants in collaboration with the IOC, National Olympic Committees (NOC), government authorities and Pfizer. These two vaccination hubs allow Games participants who will be unable to be vaccinated in their home countries in advance of travelling to Japan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 to get inoculated. The two hubs will both offer the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, in line with the IOC announcement on 6 May 2021 of the signing of…

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