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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE is making concerted efforts to keep the virus in check. And for this it has administered 15 million vaccine doses.
In its latest bid to enhance the treatment of the virus, it has approved emergency registration of the Moderna vaccine.
The move was made after clinical trials and approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The authorities are clearly concerned about the general wellbeing and health of the residents.
Dr Hussein Al Amiri, the Assistant Undersecretary of the Health Regulatory Sector, said the decision was taken after Moderna completed all the necessary formalities and processed all the documents necessary for the purpose.
The COVID-19 vaccine is the most effective solution to contain the pandemic and mitigate its impact, said Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector.
Abdulrahman Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, says country is approaching 7 million vaccines in more than 205 medical centres in different regions of the country.
Great efforts reflect the vision of delivering services and providing the vaccine to the citizens, says Hessa Tahlak.
Residents were cut off in parts of the coastal state of Kerala as the rains, which started to intensify from late Friday, swelled rivers and flooded roads.
The group was snatched by the 400 Mawozo gang, which controls the Croix-des-Bouquets area east of the capital of Port-au-Prince, police inspector Frantz Champagne told the media on Sunday.
One of the injured was a student at the university, while the rest were not, Grambling State posted on Twitter. The school student was "treated for non-life-threatening injuries", and the person killed was not enrolled at the university.