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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), the UAE’s largest health care network, in coordination and cooperation with the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, announced the availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Dubai Parks Centre and the National Screening Centre in Ajman that are affiliating with Seha.
Those wishing to receive the vaccine can book an appointment through the "Seha" application at these two centers, the Abu Dhabi health body said.
It stressed the importance of taking the COVID-19 vaccine in order to speed up the recovery process in the UAE and protect members of the community.
In Abu Dhabi city, the Pfizer vaccine is available at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) facilities at Al Zaafaranah Diagnostic and Screening Centre, Madinat Mohamed Bin Zayed Healthcare Centre, Al Bahia Healthcare Centre.
The Seha centres in Al Ain that are offering the jab include Oud Al Touba Diagnostic and Screening Centre and Neima Healthcare Centre.
In Al Dhafra, the Seha centre where the Pfizer jab is available is at Al Dhafra Family Medicine Centre. For appointments at Seha centers, individuals must call 800 50.
All members of the community can receive the "Pfizer-Biontech" vaccine, except for people who are active COVID-19 patients, participants in vaccine clinical trials, pregnant women, recipients of a vaccine outside the country, former COVID-19 patients following medical evaluation, those who have previously had severe allergies to vaccines or components of vaccine, those who have diseases that may be incompatible with the vaccine following medical evaluation, and children under 16 year.
The 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 total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 2,868,645 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 29.00 doses per 100 people.
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