#Vaccine

Dubai receives new shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

The newly arrived vaccines have been distributed to DHA’s designated health centres

UAE’s health ministry provides in-house Covid-19 vaccinations to elderly people

The health ministry called on the elderly to contact the toll-free number 800-11111 or call the ministry’s health centres to schedule an appointment

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Covid-19 vaccine: UAE administers more than 5 million doses

The country aims to inoculate 50 per cent of the population during the first quarter of the year 2021

UAE’s Etihad becomes world’s first airline to vaccinate entire flying crew

Over 75 per cent of the carrier’s entire workforce has already received at least one dose of the vaccine

Covid-19: Dubai approves use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The first shipment of the vaccine has been received from India

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

Bahrain approves emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Covishield is the third vaccine to receive emergency authorisation in Bahrain following Sinopharm and Pfizer-BioNTech

UAE approves Russian vaccine Sputnik for emergency use

This marks the third vaccine approved for use in the country

Covid-19 vaccine delivery: Logistics companies face mammoth task

Gulf Business talks to Jack Muhs, regional president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa, about the challenges of delivering Covid-19 vaccines around the world

Dubai’s Emirates rolls out vaccination programme for its staff

The company will offer the Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinopharm vaccines to employees based in the UAE

Dubai bets on speedy vaccine rollout to keep Expo 2020 on track

The Expo is meant to be one of the biggest events globally this year and generate billions of dollars for the government

Power Letters 2021: Tony Douglas, CEO, Etihad Aviation Group

As part of Etihad Wellness, the airline introduced the Covid-19 global wellness insurance for all its guests

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Covid-19: UAE administers 53,859 vaccine shots, records 2,950 new cases

The UAE aims to vaccinate more than 50 per cent of the country’s population against Covid-19 in the first quarter of 2021

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UAE to start manufacturing Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine this year – reports

The UAE reported its highest daily rise of Covid-19 case on January 6, equalling 2,067

Umrah pilgrims advised to take Covid-19 vaccine

The kingdom’s minister of Hajj and Umrah received the Covid-19 vaccine in Jeddah

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Covid-19: UAE vaccinates 8% of its population, aims to inoculate 50% during Q1 2021

As many as 826,301 doses of the Covid 19 virus vaccine have been administered to date

Abu Dhabi launches free Covid-19 vaccination campaign

The free Covid-19 vaccine is available for all UAE residents and nationals

Stocks set to end 2020 at record high

Investors have pushed risk assets including stocks to sky-high valuations on expectations that widespread vaccine distribution in 2021 will reignite economic growth

Kuwait aims to vaccinate 80% of population by September 2021

As of Monday, 2,500 people were vaccinated and second doses will be administered from January 14

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Pfizer partner BioNTech ready to boost vaccine capacity for 2021

The companies will probably know by January or February whether and how many additional doses can be produced

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,311 new cases as Pfizer vaccination gets underway in Dubai

The Dubai Media Office also answered some FAQs related to the vaccination programme

Oil slips with new coronavirus strain threatening fuel demand

More than 40 countries are restricting flights and effectively isolating the UK

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Covid-19: Dubai to begin ‘extensive’ free Pfizer vaccination campaign

The first batch of the Pfizer vaccine arrived from Brussels on an Emirates SkyCargo flight on Tuesday

Oil falls below $48 with virus mutation raising lockdown risks

The mutation comes as vaccines are being rolled out in several countries and as the US closes in on a stimulus plan

Vaccine rollout will boost the UAE’s economy – Majid Al Futtaim CEO

Alain Bejjani said that the UAE’s retail economy “should be back to 2019 levels” by mid-2021

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Covid-19 vaccine: Saudi receives first consignment, over 150,000 register in 24 hours

The vaccine is free for citizens and residents, and the first batch will be distributed over the next three days

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Saudi begins registrations for free Covid-19 vaccination for citizens, residents

The vaccination process in the kingdom will be in three stages

Oman approves emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

As of December 15, the sultanate reported 126,719 Covid-19 infections, including 118,505 recoveries and 1,475 deaths

Dubai sees surge in UK bookings after travel corridor started

65 per cent of airlines flying in the beginning of 2020 are back to Dubai Airports

Bahrain approves China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE registered the Sinopharm vaccine after finding it had a 86 per cent efficacy rate

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Saudi approves registration of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

The authority will analyse samples from each incoming vaccine shipment before using it to ensure its quality