Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was the first to be given the vaccine, developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and German partner BioNTech, as part of government efforts to reassure people of the vaccine’s safety.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that as part of the expansion women who are breastfeeding as well as those who are planning to conceive can take the mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech).
China is now giving millions of shots a day and a top government doctor, Zhong Nanshan, has announced a goal of vaccinating 560 million of the country’s 1.4 billion people by mid-June.
While most of the world struggles to secure enough COVID-19 vaccines, Serbia faces a different battle - how to persuade its citizens to get the life-saving shot.
Emirates’ one-of-a-kind flight EK2021 proudly made a journey across the different emirates on Saturday, to celebrate the UAE’s remarkable progress in vaccinating its citizens and residents.
Nearly one billion Covid jabs have now been administered worldwide but reaching people in all four corners of the planet is an unprecedented logistical challenge.
Actress Priyanka Chopra has tweeted an appeal to the President of the United States (POTUS) and the US government to urgently share Covid-19 vaccines with India, and reactions to her tweet on social media have been mixed.
“Today, in some areas where they’ve done the majority of their over 80s, letters are going out to the over 70s and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable,” he said.
The department received requests via the toll-free number 800700, to provide home vaccination service for a certain group of people in Sharjah.