#Covid-19 Vaccine

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

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

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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

Covid-19 Vaccine UAE

Covid-19 vaccine: Elderly and people with chronic diseases to be prioritised at all centres across the UAE

The decision was made in light of the spike in infections over the past weeks

Dr Shereen Nassarer Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Covid-19 vaccine: How to rise to the century’s biggest supply chain challenge

From transportation and logistics to temperature-controlled storage and technology-backed innovations, here’s how countries around the world can successfully meet the immense challenges in distributing Covid-19 vaccines

Kuwait Oxford-AstraZeneca

Kuwait authorises emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

The first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are expected to arrive in the country within the next few days

Covid-19: Dubai’s DHA to commence administering Sinopharm vaccine

The vaccinations will be administered, starting January 31, 2021

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Dubai will end Covid-19 vaccination campaign by December 2021, says taking jab is not compulsory

The authorities in Dubai aim to vaccinate 70 per cent of its resident population

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Saudi Arabia acknowledges delays in receiving Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

Earlier this week, the country approved vaccines made by AstraZeneca and Moderna for use in the kingdom

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Through

Drive-through Covid-19 vaccine centres to be introduced across the UAE

These centres will be operated by Abu Dhabi Healthcare Services (SEHA) and will increase the total number of locations for Covid-19 vaccines to 218

One Central Covid-19 Vaccination Centre in Dubai World Trade Centre

Covid-19 vaccination centre opens in Dubai World Trade Centre; minimum age for jab reduced to 16

The total number of vaccination centres in Dubai has reached 120

Russia COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V

UAE Phase III trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, begins in Abu Dhabi

The trials will initially be carried out on 500 volunteers

Abu-Dhabi

Covid-19: UAE government employees to undertake paid PCR test every 14 days

An exemption will be made for those who have received the Covid-19 vaccine

Tony Douglas, Etihad's Group CEO, receives the COVID-19 vaccine

Etihad CEO Tony Douglas receives Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi

All Etihad employees and their dependants (over the age of 18) can receive the vaccine for free at the Etihad Airways Medical Centre

Saudi health minister gets Covid vaccine as kingdom offers free shots

Saudi Arabia earlier this week asked citizens and residents to sign up for its vaccination programme

Covid-19 vaccine: List of centres where you can get your shot in the UAE

The vaccination is available across several healthcare facilities in the UAE

Bahrain

Bahrain to provide free Covid-19 vaccinations to all residents and citizens

All those over the age of 18 will receive the vaccine, with plans in place to initially vaccinate five thousand individuals per day

Covid-19 vaccine: Are logistics groups ready to save the world?

The behemoth task of delivering billions of coronavirus vaccines worldwide lies ahead for logistics firms, writes Bloomberg columnist Chris Bryant

Abu Dhabi Hope Consortium

Abu Dhabi’s Hope Consortium to facilitate worldwide distribution of Covid-19 vaccine

The consortium will be able to handle the logistics for over six billion doses of the vaccines manufactured around the world – whether in single or multi doses – in cold and ultra-cold conditions in 2021

Abu Dhabi scraps Covid-19 entry test for vaccine volunteers

Those vaccinated and travelling from abroad must take a PCR test but need not quarantine upon entry to the emirate

Oman returns to debt market as rally reduces borrowing costs

The sultanate raised $500m in a tap of its bonds due in 2027 and 2032