#Vaccine

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UK clears Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine ahead of US, EU

The UK regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, said the vaccine “met its strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness”

Gold’s big question: Can the bull market outlive a pandemic?

Gold suffered its second-biggest drop in seven years on the day that Pfizer announced early results showing its vaccine was 90 per cent effective

Emirates sees 2022 return of jumbo A380s as travel recovers

The Dubai-based airline is the largest customer of the A380

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

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G20: World leaders promise to ensure equality in the race to vaccinate people for Covid-19

“There is very clear recognition from the G20 members that if we leave any country behind, we will be behind” – Saudi minister

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Leaders at the Saudi-hosted G20 summit to pledge to ensure fair distribution of vaccines

The battle to counter the pandemic dominated the first day of a virtual summit of G20 nations on Saturday

UN recruits 40 airlines to help deliver vaccine to world’s poor

The summons to airlines was triggered by positive late-stage trial results reported by Pfizer and Moderna on two separate vaccines

Moderna Covid vaccine

Moderna’s Covid vaccine found 94.5% effective in early analysis

A first analysis of data from more than 30,000 volunteers showed Moderna’s vaccine prevented virtually all symptomatic cases of Covid-19

Blockchain app may solve Covid-19 virus passport puzzle

Blockchain technology will help create digital vaccination certificates

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Covid-19: UAE reports 1,412 new cases, foreign minister receives vaccine

Several health officials in the UAE have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

Health officials in UAE receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

The health ministry has also started administering the vaccine to medical and nursing staff at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children

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UAE health minister gets first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE announced last week that the vaccine will be available mainly to frontline workers dealing with Covid-19 patients

ADNEC Walk-In Facility_Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

New walk-in screening facility opened in Abu Dhabi for Covid-19 vaccine trials

The facility, which can process up to 800 volunteers a day, is only open to Abu Dhabi residents