#Covid-19 Vaccine

World’s first Covid vaccine you inhale is approved in China

World’s first Covid vaccine you inhale is approved in China

China’s National Medical Products Administration approved CanSino’s Ad5-nCoV for emergency use as a booster vaccine

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Unvaccinated visitors now allowed to enter cultural sites, events

However, they would require a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours to do so

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Covid-19: Health ministry issues guidelines on eligibility, timelines for booster jabs in UAE

Vulnerable individuals who took the Sinopharm vaccine have been advised to take their booster shot three months after the second dose

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UAE: Unvaccinated Emiratis barred from travelling abroad

The travel ban will be implemented starting January 10

Saudi Arabia Sputnik V

Saudi Arabia approves entry of visitors jabbed with Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

However, upon entering the country, persons vaccinated with Sputnik V will be required to quarantine for 48 hours and take a PCR test

Here’s how Abu Dhabi Ports is driving growth in business through innovation

Having achieved complete digitalisation of ports operations and sea-side logistics in 2017, AD Ports now offers a range of services to facilitate international trade – Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, head of digital cluster, AD Ports Group and CEO of Maqta Gateway.

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

UAE approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

The decision was reportedly based on the results of clinical studies and rigorous assessments, and was taken after similar approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration

Saudi Arabia airport

Saudi to restrict access to air travel only to fully vaccinated individuals

The decision will take effect from 6am on October 10

Oman Muscat airport

Access to Oman airport premises restricted to vaccinated personnel; travellers remain unaffected

The directive will be effective starting Wednesday, September 1

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Abu Dhabi: No prior appointments required for Covid-19 vaccines and booster jabs

Both the Sinopharm and Pfizer-BioNTech jabs are available at all SEHA vaccination centres in the emirate


Covid-19: Abu Dhabi opens walk-in vaccination centres exclusively for students and educational staff

The centres will be open from August 17 – October 31 at the Mina Zayed Vaccination Center and the Al Ain Convention Center

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Abu Dhabi pharmacies to give Covid vaccine and PCR tests

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

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UAE declares eligibility criteria for Covid-19 vaccine exemptions

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

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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