The department received requests via the toll-free number 800700, to provide home vaccination service for a certain group of people in Sharjah.
Japan is set to begin its vaccination campaign this month, later than most major economies, and any delay could sow doubts about a government aim to secure enough doses for everyone before the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
A doctor became the first person in Pakistan to get a dose of COVID-19 vaccine as the country launched its COVID-19 vaccine drive on Tuesday.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Tuesday announced that the first shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has arrived from India at Dubai Airport.
American deaths from the pandemic — 443,000 and rising — hover between the 418,500 in the Second World War and an estimated 620,000 in the US Civil War. By spring, the death toll could exceed the latter — the bloodiest conflict in American history — and become
Television footage showed vacant streets as officials ordered people to home quarantine and closed non-essential businesses. The city has also said it would tighten controls around the porous border to try to stop anyone crossing illegally from Myanmar.
Many Muslim religious leaders, including in Saudi Arabia, have tried to dispel concerns about getting the coronavirus vaccine in Ramadan, saying that doing so does not constitute breaking the fast.
Imagine how potentially profitable a coronavirus vaccine could be. Seven and a half billion people across the world, with perhaps a majority in need of vaccination. Governments desperate to reopen their economies.
Levels of childhood immunisations against dangerous diseases such as measles, tetanus and diphtheria have dropped alarmingly during the COVID-19 pandemic.