Five thousand residents and citizens living in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will be vaccinated daily with Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, the concerned firm has completed its preparations.
VPS Healthcare, a major public health service provider in the UAE, has been tasked with administering the vaccine against COVD-19. The use of the vaccine has been approved. This vaccine has proved to be 86% effective in treating the coronavirus.
“All 18 of VPS’ hospitals and clinics will be ready to welcome residents wishing to take the vaccine, said Dr Nabil Debouni, group medical director VPS Healthcare, in a statement. “We have and continue to develop a robust infrastructure that will deliver 5,000 vaccinations per day and we will continue to invest and develop that capacity.”
VPS has started the vaccination program this week. It has set up a helpline number (8005546) for those who want to get vaccinated to schedule time. Those who want to get vaccinated can use this WhatsApp number. You can register through 0565380055 and also through this website: www.covidvaccineuae.com.
Residents and citizens will be required to provide information about their name, gender, age, nationality, employer’s name, phone number, passport or UAE ID card, and preferred location.
It will take about 15 minutes for an individual to be vaccinated at designated VPS centres. The vaccinated person will then be monitored for 30 minutes.
The VPS-distributed vaccine can be given to anyone 18 years of age or older. Boys between the ages of 15 and 17 will first be thoroughly examined by a specialist and in light of this. It will be decided to vaccinate them. Children below the age of 15 will not be vaccinated.
People with different disorders will also not be vaccinated. People with a history of allergies, epilepsy, seizures or mental illness, pregnant women and blood clots after the vaccine. People with HIV will also not be vaccinated. People who tested positive for the coronavirus last month or have had another vaccine in the last 14 days will not be included in the program.