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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayU.S. : Winter storm causes airlines to cancel flights A major winter storm has brought heavy snow and ice to parts of the U.S. and Canada, putting more than 80 million people under weather warnings. More than 145,000 people are without power in some south-eastern states, and thousands of flights are cancelled. Airlines canceled over […]U.S. : Winter storm causes airlines to cancel flights

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayTonga volcano causes ‘significant’ damage A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused “significant damage” to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was unclear with communications still hampered Monday. Read : Underwater volcanic eruption causes Tsunami in Tonga New Zealand has sent […]Tonga volcano causes ‘significant’ damage

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayGene that protects against Covid19 severe infection found The researchers from Sweden claimed to have discovered a gene that reduces the severity of Covid infections by 20%, the Daily Mail reported. The researchers said that their discovery will help in creating vaccines that are effective against the coronavirus. The scientists claim that the presence of […]Gene that protects against Covid19 severe infection found

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayKuwait: 72 hours mandatory quarantine cancelled by Cabinet The Council of Ministers agreed to cancel the mandatory 72 hours quarantine for arriving passengers to Kuwait. All arriving passengers will be in quarantine for 7 days after arrival and may end the quarantine after testing negative for a PCR test after arrival at any time. Read- […]Kuwait: 72 hours mandatory quarantine cancelled by Cabinet

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayKuwait resumes flights with nine African countries The Kuwaiti cabinet on Monday agreed on resuming commercial flights with nine African countries after a hiatus over the emergence of the coronavirus Omicron variant. In a statement following the cabinet regular meeting today, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Foreign Minister Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad […]Kuwait resumes flights with nine African countries

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayApprovals for expats to perform Umrah traveling by land The Ministry of Awqaf approved the recommendation to allow expatriates to travel by land through the Salmi border in order to perform Umrah. The Ministry of Awqaf will make the necessary arrangements regarding the resumption of land trips in accordance with the health regulations. Read- Kuwait […]Approvals for expats to perform Umrah traveling by land

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayUK considers scrapping all Covid tests for vaccinated travellers The UK government is reportedly planning to do away with the requirement of mandatory Covid-19 tests post-arrival into the country for fully vaccinated travellers, including from India, as part of preparations of having to live with coronavirus in the future. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is understood to […]UK considers scrapping all Covid tests for vaccinated travellers

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayPassengers Arriving In Mumbai From UAE Exempted From 7-Day Home Quarantine The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday said that the international passengers arriving from UAE, including Dubai, in Mumbai will be exempted from compulsorily 7-day home quarantine, RT-PCR on arrival. Earlier, amid the spike in the covid cases worldwide, the BMC in its order […]Passengers Arriving In Mumbai From UAE Exempted From 7-Day Home Quarantine

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayTonga : Ash coated runway hampers with relief efforts Ash cloaking a runway has hampered relief efforts to Tonga, as the scale of the damage from a volcanic eruption and a tsunami becomes clear. New Zealand is trying to send clean drinking water and other supplies but planes cannot land at the main airport. Some […]Tonga : Ash coated runway hampers with relief efforts

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayChina disinfects overseas packages suspecting virus threat China is urging people to wear masks and gloves when opening mail, especially from abroad, after authorities suggested the first case of the Omicron coronavirus virus variant found in Beijing could have arrived via a package from Canada. Authorities vowed to step up disinfection of overseas mail and […]China disinfects overseas packages suspecting virus threat

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayCovid19 : Some patients might still be infectious post quarantine One in ten people may still be infectious for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid19, after the 10 day quarantine period, according to a study. The research, published recently in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, used a newly adapted test which can detect whether the […]Covid19 : Some patients might still be infectious post quarantine

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayAustralia : Deadliest day of the pandemic Australia on Tuesday suffered its deadliest day of the pandemic as a fast moving Omicron outbreak continued to push up hospitalisation rates to record levels, even as daily infections eased slightly. A total of 74 deaths were registered by late morning between New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, […]Australia : Deadliest day of the pandemic

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayOman: COVID registration link for arriving travellers changes The registration link for the travelers arriving into the Sultanate of Oman has been changed from Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Read- Oman approves AstraZeneca booster dose The passengers’ registration link of the Covid-19 system has been changed from the old link: https://covid19.emushrif.om/ to the new link: https://travel.moh.gov.om , starting from Tuesday, […]Oman: COVID registration link for arriving travelers changes

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodaySaudi: Expat fee pushes 1.05 million foreigners out of employment A total of 1.05 million male and female foreign workers left the Saudi employment market during a period of 45 months starting from the beginning of 2018 until the end of the third quarter of 2021. This figure represents 10.12 percent of the total foreign […]Saudi: Expat fee pushes 1.05 million foreigners out of employment

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodaySaudi: Immunization status to be updated in February on Tawakkalna The Ministry of Health announced that starting from February 1, 2022, the Immunization status will be updated in the Tawakkalna app, 8 months after receiving the second dose. Read- Saudi: Expat fee pushes 1.05 million foreigners out of employment The immunization status will not change […]Saudi: Immunization status to be updated in February on Tawakkalna

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayCOVID- 19: Mild cases still lead to attention and memory issues People with mild Covid-19 who do not suffer any other traditional “long Covid” symptoms can still exhibit deteriorated attention and memory six to nine months after infection, a study by Britain’s Oxford University has found. Cognitive issues impacting concentration levels, along with forgetfulness and […]COVID- 19: Mild cases still lead to attention and memory issues

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayTonga undersea cable may take at least month to repair A key undersea cable that was destroyed in a volcano eruption in Tonga may take at least four weeks to be repaired, said New Zealand’s foreign ministry. The cable was severed during a volcanic eruption on Saturday, crippling communications and cutting the Pacific island off […]Tonga undersea cable may take at least month to repair

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayWHO : Pandemic not over yet The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning to world leaders that the coronavirus pandemic “is nowhere near over”. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned against the assumption that the newly dominant Omicron variant is significantly milder and has eliminated the threat posed by the virus. He […]WHO : Pandemic not over yet

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayU.S. – Highly pathogenic strain of Influenza H5N1 found in wild birds The U.S. department of agriculture on Tuesday reported two more cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds, days after it detected the first case of a Eurasian H5 type of the virus since 2016. Two cases of Eurasian H5 avian influenza […]U.S. – Highly pathogenic strain of Influenza H5N1 found in wild birds

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KWT Today - Know What's Trending TodayChina : New covid cases pose threat to Beijing The Chinese capital Beijing on Tuesday reported two more Covid19 cases of both the Omicron and Delta variants, taking the total to three, as the government said city officials must “operate under the state of emergency” during the three weeks remaining before the Winter Olympic Games […]China : New covid cases pose threat to Beijing

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