#Covid-19 vaccines

Seha Ettihad Heroes Healthcare Centre in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi opens dedicated children’s Covid-19 vaccination centre

The Ettihad Heroes Healthcare Centre will specialise in providing Covid-19 vaccines to children aged 3 to 16 years

UAE sinopharm booster

UAE approves new Sinopharm vaccine to be used as booster jabs

The new vaccine produced and distributed by Hayat Biotech will be available to the public starting January 2022

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi links relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in schools to student vaccination rates

The ‘blue schools initiative’ will be implemented from Term 2 of the current academic year

Dubai pfizer booster

Dubai begins administering Pfizer booster jabs

The Dubai Health Authority has said that the booster shots are available on an appointment basis only

Oman entry

Oman: Travel ban lifted for all countries; vaccination mandatory to enter most establishments

Omani citizens, residents and visitors will be allowed to enter the sultanate from September 1

Saudi Arabia airport

Saudi Arabia: Vaccinated tourists can now enter without having to quarantine

Saudi recognises the Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

UAE vaccines comoros

UAE sends 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Comoros

The aircraft was received at the airport in Moroni by Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros

Abu Dhabi Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Sotrovimab

Abu Dhabi offers walk-in appointments for Pfizer jab; new Covid-19 treatment approved in UAE

The UAE has become the first country to both license and enable immediate patient use of the antibody drug Sotrovimab

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine restrictions

UAE considering movement restrictions for unvaccinated residents

Individuals with medical conditions have been urged to consult a doctor to determine whether they are eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine

Hope Consortium expands vaccine storage capacity, creates largest ‘freezer farm’ in UAE

The freezers are connected to Maqta Gateway’s digital blockchain-enabled solution, which tracks the journey of vaccines through the supply chain

Dubai Vaccines Logistics Alliance

Dubai launches logistics alliance to distribute 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine shots in 2021

Members of the alliance include Emirates airline, DP World, Dubai Airports, and the International Humanitarian City, which will partner on the World Health Organisation’s COVAX initiative

Dubai Airports and GMR-Hyderabad form logistics corridor for distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

The vaccine corridor connects major vaccine manufacturers in India with worldwide markets via Dubai’s cargo hub

Oil rally pauses after report points to rising US stockpiles

US gasoline stockpiles expanded by 828,000 barrels last week