Dubai has added another honour to its cap, that too at an international level. Its health body’s efforts to combat the virus on a war footing have been feted by an international body. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has been recognised
Health Minister Ahmed Al Saidi, one of the first citizens to get a jab at a Muscat clinic, said priority would be given to front line health workers and people who are considered to be vulnerable.
The ordeal of millions of people struggling to battle a global disease seems to be never-ending. After months of suffering from the ravages of the pandemic, hope seemed to be in sight as the first Pfizer vaccine, approved
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen hailed the campaign start as a "touching moment of unity and a European success story," adding the process will "help to get our normal lives back gradually."
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved the general budget for the Emirate of Sharjah of Dhs33.6 billion for the fiscal year 2021. According to Sharjah Finance Department
India wants to start administering the vaccine soon, most likely by Wednesday, said one of the sources, both of whom declined to be named ahead of an official announcement expected later in the day.
The authorities announced in a social media post that this applies to all residents who work at restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets, bakeries, malls and shopping centres, butcheries, and other retailers.
The government also approved the use of a vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, which will be the lead vaccine in India's immunisation programme until other shots are approved.
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah lauded the UAE's exceptional efforts in its handling of the coronavirus crisis, and for being one of the first countries to provide the vaccine to both citizens and residents to safeguard the health of the community.
'The health situation in the UAE is reassuring, and we call on everyone to abide by the instructions and precautionary measures. Our wise leadership has provided us with the vaccine in all centres and it is provided for free to everyone, both Emiratis and expatriates...'