Bahrain opens preregisteration for monkeypox vaccine

Bahrain opens pre-registration for voluntary monkeypox vaccine

The vaccine will be administered to priority groups as per the set health protocols, including frontline health workers and those at high risk of exposure

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Danish shot gets EU nod for monkeypox as WHO declares emergency

Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox vaccine Imvanex gets permission to be labelled for monkeypox and another disease caused by the vaccinia virus

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Saudi Arabia lifts Covid-19 precautionary measures

The kingdom registered 905 new Covid-19 infections on June 12

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Dubai opens Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booking slots for children aged 5-11

Appointments can be booked through the DHA app or via WhatsApp

A health worker holds a vial of Covishield, AstraZeneca's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine

AstraZeneca Covid booster increases antibodies against omicron – study

A third dose produced higher levels of neutralising antibodies than those found in individuals who had recovered naturally from the alpha, beta and delta strains of Covid-19

Abu Dhabi receives first shipment of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 medication

The medication will be stored at Rafed’s Distribution Centre and then distributed to various destinations

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UAE Covid-19 cases cross 100, no deaths recorded

Up to 100 per cent of the UAE’s population has received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, according to the NCEMA

Booster dose vaccine protects against Covid Omicron variant, says Pfizer

On November 25, the companies started to develop an Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine

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Covid-19: Saudi to permit direct entry to all those who have received one vaccine jab

Travellers who have taken one shot of the vaccine will need to undergo quarantine for three days

UAE announces protocols for Commemoration, National Day celebrations

Event organisers will form specialised teams to ensure adherence of protocols

Brazil, UAE can collaborate on vaccines for future pandemics: Brazilian Minister

Brazil will develop vaccines for diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever, which are prevalent in tropical countries

Covid-19: UAE reports 94 new cases, two deaths

The total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 20,801,538

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Covid-19: UAE reports 122 new cases, two deaths

The total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses provided up to Tuesday stands at 20,766,132

Abu Dhabi’s Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation sign deal to boost vaccine distribution in Africa

The alliance will ensure delivery of vaccines and critical supplies to all 54 African nations

Saudi Arabia Airport

Saudi updates rules for airline passengers arriving from non red-list countries

Those who are not vaccinated or have received only one dose will need to undergo institutional quarantine for five days

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Covid-19: Dubai’s DHA to offer third dose of Pfizer vaccine for certain categories

Fully-vaccinated individuals who do not have an immune disease do not need to take a third dose of the vaccine, the DHA stressed

Saudi says students who are not vaccinated will be considered absent

Students above the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated with both shots to return to schools

Kuwait to resume flights with six countries including India, Pakistan and Egypt

The latest decision comes following a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases in Kuwait

Abu Dhabi makes Pfizer, Sinopharm booster shots available

Booster shots are available in over 100 centres in the emirate

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi’s SEHA begins administering Sinopharm vaccine to children aged 3-17

Vaccinations in Abu Dhabi will be provided through the Covid-19 vaccination centre at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Al Mushrif Children’s Specialty Centre, Majlis Al Mushrif, Majlis Al Manhal and Majlis Al Bateen

Children aged 3-17 in UAE can now receive the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

The decision comes in the wake of clinical trials and evaluations conducted in the country

Saudi Arabia levies Covid-19 vaccine mandate

The kingdom reported 1,146 new Covid-19 cases on July 31

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UAE says recent drop in new Covid-19 cases due to early detection, fast response

The country has provided a total of 15.5 million vaccine doses so far

Kuwait to resume direct flights to 12 destinations, opens land and sea borders for vaccinated citizens

Flights to several European destinations as well as the US will resume from July 1

A health worker holds a vial of Covishield, AstraZeneca's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine

Dubai’s DHA clarifies list of approved vaccines for UAE residents travelling from India

Only UAE residents in India who have received two doses of a ‘UAE-approved vaccine’ will be allowed to travel to Dubai from Wednesday, June 23

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UAE initiates Sinopharm vaccine study for children aged 3-17

The study aims to monitor the immune response to the vaccine in 900 children of different nationalities

UAE’s health ministry provides Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to 12-15 age group

Those who took the second dose of the Sinopharm vaccine at least six months ago are now eligible to receive booster shots

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Abu Dhabi reiterates home quarantine guidelines

All those who are registered for home quarantine can conduct a free walk-in PCR test

UAE and Serbia set up quarantine-free travel corridor for fully vaccinated people

Citizens and expatriate residents who want to benefit from the exemption will need to show evidence confirming they have received the last shot of the Covid-19 vaccine

Kuwait’s health ministry to notify availability for second dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine

The ministry said it had not taken a decision to change the type of vaccine in the second shot