#Covid-19 Vaccine

Abu Dhabi vaccine

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for students aged 16 and over to enter schools

The rule is also applicable to staff and visitors, who must be fully vaccinated with a UAE approved vaccine to access the school’s premises

Abu Dhabi testing quarantine covid-19

Abu Dhabi updates testing, quarantine rules for residents and citizens returning from abroad

Effective July 5, the new rules will apply to both vaccinated and non-vaccinated residents and citizens

UAE Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine

UAE approves emergency use of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

Apart from Moderna, the other vaccines currently approved for use within the country are Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford AstraZeneca, Sputnik V and Sinopharm

Dubai pregnant women Covid-19 vaccine

Dubai: Pregnant women now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

All DHA vaccination centres across Dubai have started administering the vaccine to pregnant women who are residents of the emirate

Abu Dhabi Vaccine tourism

Tourists in Abu Dhabi can now receive Pfizer, Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

The vaccines are only available for holders of a visa issued by Abu Dhabi or passport holders eligible for visa on arrival

Covid-19 Vaccine in Dubai

Covid-19: More than 2.3 million people vaccinated in Dubai

Eight out of every 10 people infected with Covid-19 in Dubai have not been vaccinated

Covid-19 Vaccine UAE

Dubai: Covid-19 vaccinations can now be booked over WhatsApp

To access the Dubai Health Authority’s 24×7 WhatsApp hotline, users will have to add 800 342 to their contacts

Dubai Covid-19 vaccine children

Covid-19 vaccine: Dubai opens bookings of Pfizer shot for 12-15 age group

The Dubai Health Authority has published a list of centres within the emirate where the vaccine is available

China tourists Dubai Covid-19 vaccine

UAE: Chinese visitors can now receive Covid-19 vaccines in Dubai

Chinese nationals above the age of 16 will be able to receive the Sinopharm vaccine, administered by the Dubai Health Authority

Covid-19 Vaccine

UAE launches new programme to provide Covid-19 vaccines for several countries

The UAE’s Emirates Red Crescent and the Tamouh Healthcare Company signed an MoU to cooperate on this initiative

saudi arabia covid-19 vaccine

Saudi says vaccination needed to use public transport, enter government and private offices

The restrictions will come into effect from August 1, 2021

Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine booster

Covid-19 vaccine: UAE approves plan for Sinopharm booster dose

Priority for the booster dose will be given to the elderly and those with chronic diseases

UAE Covid-19 vaccine

Children between the age of 12-15 in the UAE now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

The health ministry said that the decision follows clinical trials and a strict assessment conducted to approve the emergency local use of the vaccine

UAE Covid-19 vaccine

UAE declares eligibility criteria for Covid-19 vaccine exemptions

Exemption certificates will be issued by accredited health centres, clinics and hospitals in the country

Dubai Covid-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines: Dubai opens direct appointment bookings at private healthcare facilities

The vaccine is available for free for Dubai residence holders, GCC nationals who have an Emirates ID and elderly residents above 60 who live in Dubai, but have a residency permit issued in another emirate

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi updates Covid-19 testing and quarantine rules for vaccinated citizens and residents

The new rules effective Monday, May 3, require vaccinated citizens and residents to show proof of their jabs on the Alhosn app

Seha drive-through Covid-19 vaccination

New drive-through Covid-19 screening and vaccination centre opens in Al Ain

SEHA also announced the closure of its drive-through screening center in Al Masoudi effective Friday May 30, 2021

ABu Dhabi Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Abu Dhabi now offering Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; updates list of centres for free jabs

Prior appointments are necessary to avail of the Pfizer-BioNTech jabs

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Expo 2020

Expo 2020: Dubai offers Covid-19 vaccines to representatives of participating countries

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued the directive during a meeting of The Executive Council of Dubai held at the Expo 2020 headquarters


Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine gives 100% protection to kids aged 12-15

In the study of 2,260 adolescents, the vaccine produced antibodies against the Covid-19 that exceeded the level seen in vaccinated young adults

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi

China, UAE to expedite production of affordable Covid-19 vaccines

The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi landed in Abu Dhabi from Iran on Saturday evening for a two-day official visit

Ajman Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

New mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination centre opens in Ajman

The centre has already begun receiving Emiratis and residents in Ajman, and the 12 mobile units will cover several regions across the emirate

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine

Free Covid-19 vaccinations in UAE reopened to all residents aged 16 and above

Barring vulnerable categories, prior appointments required for everyone else seeking to receive the jab

covid-19 vaccine dubai

Dubai expands Covid-19 vaccine eligibility criteria

Those aged 60 and above with a resident visa issued in any emirate, but residing in Dubai, can register for the vaccine

Covid-19 Vaccination Masdar City Abu Dhabi

No prior appointments required for select persons at new Covid-19 vaccination centre in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

Operated by Mubadala Health, the centre is open from Sunday to Thursday between 10am and 7pm

UAE Covid-19 Field Hospitals Dubai Oxford-AstraZeneca

UAE to set up 7 Covid-19 field hospitals; Dubai increases interval between Oxford-AstraZeneca jabs

The hospitals will increase the health sector’s capacity to deal with Covid-19 patients

Saudi Arabia Oxford-AstraZeneca

Saudi Arabia approves use of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Other GCC countries including the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain have already approved the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine 

Kuwait health minister

Kuwait warns of tougher restrictions if Covid-19 precautionary measures are not followed

Health clubs, salons, barbershops, celebration halls and tents are already closed in the country

Drive-through Covid-19 Vaccine Abu Dhabi

Drive-through Covid-19 vaccination centre opens in Abu Dhabi

The centre can accommodate up to 700 people per day and can vaccinate around 60 people per hour

Watch: Dubai launches drive to administer Covid-19 vaccine to 8,000 senior citizens within their homes

The campaign will focus on individuals with co-morbidities and those at high risk of developing severe illness from the virus