The Sinopharm vaccine will be available at Nad Al Hamr Health Centre, Al Twar Health Centre and Al Mankhool Health Centre, the DHA said. Dubai began the first phase of the vaccination campaign in December with the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech.
The authority had invited the emirate’s private and public school teachers as well as administration and operations staff to be immunised alongside ADEK employees and their families, to accelerate the safe return to schools.
UAE Team Emirates Principal Mauro Gianetti said, "As a UAE team we are enormously proud of the efforts the nation and its leadership have taken at every level to both, combat the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to be a leader in the efforts to bring life back to normal."
In line with the Ministry of Health’s plan to provide the vaccine to more than 50% of UAE’s population, a total of 66,219 doses were given in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of doses to 1,086,568.
The total number of doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 3,691,591 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 37.32 doses per 100 people.
The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency said it wasn't clear if the shots are causing the clots, and that its "rigorous review into the UK reports of rare and specific types of blood clots is ongoing.”
A nurse in New York became the first person in the US to be vaccinated when she received the Pfizer-BioNTech shot live on television.
The European Medicines Agency said the "historic" step paved the way for vaccinations to finally start within days across the 27-nation EU where cases of the disease are surging.
This is with reference to the article which stated that Dubai will vaccinate its residents using the Pfizer shots, without any charge (Dec. 23). This is fantastic news. UAE has been very proactive in saving its citizens. It was one of the first countries