#Vaccine

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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

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

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

Children aged 3 and above must wear face masks – UAE authorities

The official also urged parents to avoid taking their children to crowded areas, “especially playgrounds”

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Covid-19: Dubai expands eligibility criteria for vaccine

Recovered Covid-19 patients need not wait three months to receive jab

Dubai: Non-vaccinated staff at private education institutes must take weekly PCR tests

Employees who are eligible yet choose not to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 infection must take a PCR test every seven days

Ramadan 2021: Pilgrims must be Covid-19 immune to enter two Holy Mosques

Those who have recovered from the Covid-19 infection can also be issued a permit

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UAE: New Covid-19 vaccination, testing centre opens in Ajman

It is located in the Sheikh Zayed Exhibitions and Conferences Hall in Ajman University

Kuwait begins nightly curfew, mulls lifting institutional quarantine for vaccinated arrivals

A 12-hour nightly curfew – from 5pm to 5am – will be in place for one month starting Sunday, March 7

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