The year 2020 is coming to an end, and the world has finally got the first vaccine for covid-19. While London has begun the mass vaccination drive, the UAE too has approved the vaccination for the public. Health authorities in the nation have also released a list of the clinic where residents can now go to get a covid-19 vaccine. The vaccination, which can be taken voluntarily in Abu Dhabi has been extended to Dubai and the Northern Emirates. It means that residents can now register for a free vaccination should they wish.
UAE IS Going To Use China-developed Sinopharm Vaccine
For the vaccine, the UAE is using the Sinopharm vaccine, with two injections administered 21 days apart. According to the UAE regulators, the China-developed Sinopharm has 86 per cent efficiency and was approved for use after Phase 3 trials found it was effective against coronavirus. If you want to volunteer for the vaccine, remember that bring your Emirates ID, and health insurance cards is a must.
For people living in Dubai, you can get the vaccine at Dubai Parks and Resorts field hospital.
Abu Dhabi-ites can get the vaccine at the clinics run by Seha, the emirate’s public health operator, and at hospitals and clinics run by VPS Healthcare.
For people of Sharjah, the vaccine is available at Wasit Medical Centre, from 4 to 9 PM.
In Ajman, you can get the vaccine at Al Humaidiya Centre, from 9 AM to noon and 5 to 8 30 PM.
Umm Al Quwain
For residents of Umm Al Quwain, the vaccine is available at Al Bait Metwahid centre. From 8 AM to 1 PM.
Cost Of Vaccine And Booking
In terms of the cost, the vaccine is available for free in all the emirates for now. And for booking a slot for your vaccination, you need to call up the hospitals and clinics. You can ask them more about it while booking the vaccine.