The fresh suspensions were a major blow to a global immunisation campaign that experts hope will help end a year-long pandemic that has already killed over 2.6 million people and decimated the global economy.
The vaccine will be called Hayat-Vax when manufactured in the UAE, but is the same inactivated vaccine from the Beijing Institute of Biological Product (BiBP), a unit of Sinopharm’s China National Biotec Group (CNBG), that the UAE approved for general use in December.
It’s a pathbreaking achievement. The fact that the UAE has started making the vaccine to treat the coronavirus is heart-warming to say the least. It is the first local initiative on the part of the nation, and could end importing the vaccine from
The National Command and Operation Centre has decided to hold an inquiry into a video clip in which family members of Bashir Cheema of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid, which is an ally of the ruling Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, are shown being vaccinated.
With every jab in the arm, Britain moves a step closer to defeating COVID-19. That was the message from the prime minister as he imposed another lockdown. It’s a hopeful line – but will vaccines alone truly be sufficient to put an end to this pandemic? I think not.
The announcement comes as the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility in line with the UAE's proactive policy to ensure the health and safety of all community members.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) on Monday issued a circular notifying that all employees of federal ministries and authorities will be required to perform a PCR test every seven days if they have not received the two doses of the vaccine.
Emirates airline on Monday started offering employees vaccinations against the COVID-19 disease with priority given to front-line workers such as cabin crew and pilots.
One of President Biden’s top priorities should be to harness COVID-19. The disease has spread viciously in the US, causing immense grief in the homes of over 400,000 victims. President Biden should ensure masking, social distancing and vaccination