Spain to allow entry for vaccinated travellers from third country

The Spanish authorities have finalized the plan to allow entry for travellers from third nations who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 if they tested negative for the virus.

Belgium: Consultative Committe plans to deactivate COVID-19 barometer from Monday

The Consultative Committee has planned to deactivate Belgium's coronavirus barometer from Monday, 23 May, meaning the face mask obligation on public transport will disappear after the weekend.

Average number of COVID-19 infections drops below 4,300: Reports

For the first time since late October, the average number of new Covid-19 infections dropped below 4,300, according to figures published by the Sciensano Institute of Public Health on Friday morning.

Belgian researchers manages to identify and block keys that let COVID-19 to attack

Belgian researchers at the UCLouvain university have recognised and blocked the key that lets the coronavirus to attack cells, preventing a Covid-19 infection.

EASA, ECDC announces to drop requirement of facial masks in airplanes or airports

The recommendation for mandatory face masks in airports and onboard aeroplanes will be dropped from Monday, the EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) announced on Wednesday.

Belgium: COVID-19 patients in hospitals drops below 2,000, says reports

Since the beginning of March, the total number of Covid-19 patients in Belgian hospitals has dropped below 2,000, according to figures published by the Sciensano Institute of Public Health on Tuesday.

Belgium still records over 2,000 COVID-19 patients in hospitals: Reports

Belgium is still recording just over 2,000 Covid-19 patients in hospital, but all Covid-19 indicators continue to drop steadily, according to the figures published by the Sciensano Health Institute on Friday.

EU agrees to keep Digital Covid Certificate regulations till June 2023

As the ongoing EU Digital Covid Certificate regulations are set to expire on 30 June, the European Parliament has agreed on Thursday to keep the framework in place for an additional year, until June 2023.

Italy orders use of face masks mandatory on public places until June 15

The use of facial masks will remain mandatory in Italy on public transport, and in several indoor venues until June 15, the health minister mentioned on Thursday.

Belgium federal govt destroys around €98.5 million worth of COVID-19 material

In April, the Federal Government had to destroy around €98.5 million worth of face masks, testing materials and medicines related to the coronavirus because they were past their expiry date or of inadequate quality.

Global COVID-19 caseload tops mark of 504.5 million, deaths surged to over 6.19 million: Data

The global COVID-19 caseload has topped the mark of 504.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.19 million and vaccination to over 11.16 billion, as per Johns Hopkins University.

Germany considers anti-COVID vaccine adapted to Omicron from September

The health authorities of Germany are considering the anti-COVID vaccines adapted to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus from the month of September, the German Health Minister named Karl Lauterbach mentioned during an interview on Sunday.

Malaysians who receives Sinovac, permitted to travel to EU nations can receiver Pfizer: Jamaluddin

The Health Minister of Malaysia, named as, Khairy Jamaluddin, has mentioned in the statement that the Malaysian citizens who have completed the primary vaccination...

COVID-19 hospitalisations across Belgium starts to decline slowly: Reports

The number of new Covid-19 hospitalisations in Belgium has also started to decline slowly, following the trend of new infections, which have been dropping...

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Around half of Belgium people don’t know where their electricity comes from: Study

Almost half of Belgians don’t know where their electricity comes from, according to a study from the energy platform Bolt Energie.

The spread of monkeypox was sexual transmission at raves in Europe: WHO

A top adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed nations as "a random event" that might be explained by sexual behaviour at two recent raves.

Switzerland remains most popular destination for German emigrants among EU: Reports

The Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis) has mentioned that Switzerland remains the most popular destination for German emigrants among all other European countries.

EU must adapts current production of food, instead of increasing supply: Reports

To ensure global food security, the European Union must adapt its current production of food, rather than increase supply, as per the report published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on 23 May.

Belgium makes 21-day quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients

Belgium has recently reported a spike in the number of monkeypox cases, which has forced the nation to become the first country to make a 21-day quarantine compulsory for patients.