Health Reform: Ministry Denies Authenticity of Documents Circulating Online

In a statement, the ministry said it has found that unofficial documents and audio-visual footage available on the web contain biased information and allegations aimed at sowing confusion about the ministry’s efforts.   It said that as a result, all press releases, official documents and audio-visual productions of the Department of Health and Social Welfare bear the Ministry’s seal and […]

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China reports 1,658 new COVID cases for Oct 28 vs 1,506 a day earlier

China reported 1,658 new COVID-19 infections on Oct. 28, of which 377 were symptomatic and 1,281 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.   That compared with 1,506 new cases a day earlier – 262 symptomatic and 1,244 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.   There were no new deaths, same as a day earlier, keeping fatalities at […]

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Morocco Reports 46 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,911,311 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,409,736, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,839,997 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 53,189 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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COVID-19: State of Health Emergency Extended until Nov. 30, 2022 (Government Council)

Thus, the Council approved the draft decree n° 2.22.820 extending the duration of the state of health emergency throughout the national territory, which was introduced by the Interior Minister, said Minister Delegate for Relations with Parliament, Government Spokesman, Mustapha Baitas at a press briefing after the Council’s meeting.   This project aims to extend the duration of the state of […]

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CEPEX organises Tunisian participation in Arab Health exhibition, January 30-February 2 in Dubai

The Centre for Export Promotion (CEPEX) is organising the 6th Tunisian participation in the Arab Health exhibition, a major health event in the Middle East and Asia, scheduled for January 30-February 2, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.   Arab Health welcomes thousands of visitors from 70 countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe.   The exhibition’s […]

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Turkey detains medical group head on ‘terrorist propaganda’ charge – media

Turkish police have detained the head of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB), Sebnem Korur Fincanci, for allegedly “spreading terrorist group propaganda”, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.   The Ankara chief prosecutor’s office as saying a request had been made to a civil court for the termination of her role as head of the association and for the […]

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EU to clamp down on deadly air pollution with tougher laws

The European Union will on Wednesday propose tougher legal limits on health-damaging dirty air and rules to make pharmaceutical companies pay to clean up wastewater polluted by their products, the EU’s top environmental official said.   “Air pollution is still the largest environmental threat to our health. The impacts are worse for the most vulnerable – children, the elderly, people […]

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Coronavirus: 6,386,708 people have completed vaccination scheme until October 24 (Health Ministry)

The number of people who have completed the coronavirus vaccination scheme has reached 6,386,708, until October 24, 2022.   These include 4,693,352 people who were administered two doses and 1,693,356 people who received the single-dose vaccine.   1,249,612 people have received a 3rd dose of immunity enhancement, and 69,993 were administered a fourth dose of the coronavirus virus, until October […]

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COVID-19: Zero deaths and 4 new hospitalisations from October 17 to 23

Zero deaths and 108 more infections by COVID-19 were reported during the 42nd week of 2022 (October 17-23) from 2,902 tests, i.e. a positivity rate of 3.72%.   1,146,152 infection cases have been recorded, including 29,257 deaths and 1,132,964 recoveries since the outbreak of the pandemic in Tunisia in March 2020, according to the latest report released Tuesday by the […]

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Morocco Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

Rabat – Morocco recorded 31 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Friday, adding that 26 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the same period. A total of 24,910,450 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached […]

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Morocco Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,910,230 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,408,194, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,835,662 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 52,484 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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