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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE has administered 4,684,658 doses of vaccine with a rate of vaccine distribution of 47.37 doses per 100 people. The health authorities made the statement during a briefing on the Coronavirus latest development.
The UAE is at the forefront of the world's support for the equitable distribution of vaccines to all the world's peoples, and to make it a common global benefit.
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The UAE continues its wide testing in aim of tracking and reducing the spread of the virus, with a total number of tests exceeding 27 million.
A remarkable achievement to adopt a pilot model in the face of the pandemic and to mitigate its effects on society.
The wide testing efforts exceeded 150,000 per 24 hrs, with a broad response to the national vaccination campaign in various emirates, with the number of doses provided exceeded 4 million doses, in order to reach the level of acquired immunity.
The UAE has significant achievements, it has accomplished during the crisis that proves it’s to be high readiness and preparedness for this type of crisis.
Availability of vaccines is one of the biggest achievements of UAE. To all for free and in various centers, which requires everyone to take the vaccine to achieve the goal of covering 50% of UAE's population in the 1st quarter of 2021.
The transparency approach of the #UAE has undoubtedly contributed to strengthening community confidence in the government's precautionary and preventive measures.
Crossing the four million does mark comes as result of the efforts made at the country level to contain the pandemic, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Friday.
Member states are struggling to contain a third wave of the epidemic and kick-start vaccine programmes slowed by a shortfall in deliveries, and Britain has warned the bloc against resorting "vaccine nationalism."
Following an EU summit, French President Emmanuel Macron said there was a "new type of world war," adding: "We are looking in particular at Russian and Chinese attacks and attempts to gain influence through the vaccine."
In their first detailed briefing on the crash, Indian Railways officials said that failure of the track management system was the main focus of investigations.
The finding has further puzzled the police because the couple did not have any past medical history of heart problems yet they suffered heart attack at the same time.
"In southern Khartoum we are living in terror of violent bombardment, the sound of anti-aircraft guns and power cuts," said 34-year-old resident Sara Hassan by phone. "We are in real hell."
The death toll from Friday's crash was revised down from 288 after it was found that some bodies had been counted twice, said Pradeep Jena. The tally was unlikely to rise, he told reporters. "Now the rescue operation is complete."