fbpx
Now Reading
Dubai receives new shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Dubai receives new shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

The newly arrived vaccines have been distributed to DHA’s designated health centres

Dubai has received a new shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, the emirate’s health authority confirmed on February 16.

The newly arrived vaccines have been distributed to Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) health centres designated for the vaccination campaign across the emirate, official news agency WAM reported.

The authority had started the vaccination campaign with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on December 23, 2020, later expanding its scope, using the Sinopharm and AstraZeneca-Oxford inoculations to ensure that multiple options are available.

Read: Covid-19: Dubai to begin ‘extensive’ free Pfizer vaccination campaign

Late last month, DHA confirmed that it is working on rescheduling the first dose of the Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as a result of the manufacturer announcing an expansion of its vaccine production capacity which had temporarily affected deliveries to several countries globally.

Read: Dubai reschedules first dose of Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Dr. Farida Al Khaja, executive director of the supportive medical services and nursing and head of the steering committee for the vaccination of Covid-19 at DHA, said that the vaccination plan targets elderly citizens and residents, people with chronic diseases and people of determination as well as front-liners.

You might also like

© 2020 MOTIVATE MEDIA GROUP. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Scroll To Top