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.
Gulf Today's Pakistani staffer Agha Riaz, 49, said, “Sharjah’s arrangements are very impressive. Volunteers are very helpful before the vaccine is being administered on you. “Doctors carry out a thorough consultation for up to 10-15 minutes..."
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"Not only does it impact the planned vaccination schedules, it also decreases the credibility of the vaccination process," the ministers, from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia said.
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The initiative aims to ensure the senior citizens who are unable to visit medical centres have easy access to the vaccine.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said vaccinations would begin from the middle of next week, starting with health workers, and the government hopes to have secured enough supplies for the whole populace by mid-year.
Despite concerns over fairness and higher prices, Islamabad agreed this week to allow the commercial import and sale of vaccines without price caps, in contrast to most countries, which are importing and administering vaccines through government channels.
The DHA distributed the new batch across DHA health centres, which are dedicated to administering the COVID-19 vaccine in Dubai.
The health authorities said, “Adhering to all the vaccine doses and to all recommended precautionary measures, such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands, would stop the spread of COVID-19 virus in the society.”