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Getting a Pfizer jab in Dubai? Here’s all you need

Dubai launched its “extensive” and “free-of-charge” vaccine campaign Wednesday after the first batch of Pfizer BioNTech shipment landed in the emirate. Over the past 24 hours, several citizens have lined up fro the jab including staff and officials from Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Police, as well as a senior Emirati citizen. As per […]...Read More

First to get Pfizer jabs in UAE share thoughts

The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine began its roll-out in the emirates earlier this week in an extensive campaign kicked off by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) The first to receive the jabs included a senior Emirati citizen, a DHA nurse, a paramedic, a staff member from Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and a Dubai Police […]...Read More

Dubai flies in first Pfizer vaccine batch, kicks off ‘free

Dubai received its first shipment of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine against coronavirus early Wednesday, authorised by the Ministry of Health and Prevention for “extensive and free-of-charge” inoculations. The decision comes in response to a request by Pfizer to approve its emergency registration so that concerned health authorities can import the vaccine after fulfilling all international criteria […]...Read More

US rolls out Pfizer vaccine in historic “warp speed” campaign

The first batch of Pfizer vaccines rolled out in temperature-controlled vessels, on their way to distribution sites across the United States Sunday, as the nation’s COVID-19 outbreak claims close to 300,000 victims. The vaccine, first to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is set to be disseminated across the country in the biggest […]...Read More

Three allergic hits in UK’s Pfizer roll out, NHS warns

UK officials have since the launch of their nation-wide vaccinations campaign Tuesday reported two cases of anaphylaxis and one report of a possible allergic reaction post the Pfizer BioNTech jab. The adverse effects stemming from the overreaction of the body’s immune system can be severe, sometimes life-threatening, according to the UK National Health Service — […]...Read More

Israel PM to ‘serve as example’ for nation, receive first

Israel received its first vaccine batch of eight million Pfizer BioNTech doses Wednesday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intending to inspire confidence and “serve as an example” for the nation by giving himself the first jab. Declaring the pandemic’s end was “in sight” he lauded the moment as a “great celebration for Israel” in an […]...Read More

#COVIDVac: UK, Russia set to roll out as global cases

Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, while Japan and Italy pledged free inoculations as the global death toll shot over 1.49 million after the Americas logged a big surge in cases. Hours after the announcement okayed the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boasting an efficacy rate of 95% […]...Read More

Vaccine for market too; Investors rush to buy equities, dump

LONDON – Investors stormed into riskier assets last week, pumping $27 billion into equity funds as positive COVID-19 vaccine updates led to euphoric buying of shares in worst-hit sectors such as banks, travel and leisure, and oil, BofA said on Friday. Citing data from EPFR, the bank said inflows into global stocks in the last […]...Read More