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Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine for 12-15 year olds: authorities in Dubai open bookings

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Authorities in Dubai have opened up Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine appointments to those matured somewhere in the range of 12 and 15 years.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said on Sunday that guardians can book appointments for their children by means of the DHA application.

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) had as of late supported the crisis utilization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the 12-15 age bunch. This came after investigations showed that the Pfizer hit is 100% successful in kids matured 12-15.

Dr. Farida Al Khaja, CEO of DHA’s Clinical Support Services and Nursing Sector and Chairperson of the Covid-19 Vaccination Steering Committee, repeated the requirement for guardians to guarantee that offspring of this age bunch keep on noticing prudent steps even subsequent to accepting the two portions of the vaccine.

She added that those with ongoing conditions will have need for getting this vaccine.

Need will likewise be given to the individuals who live with old individuals or people whose health conditions keep them from getting the immunization.

This action will help protect weak relatives.

Youngsters who tested positive for Covid-19 with gentle or no indications can take the vaccine after the fruition of the isolation period (10 days).

For moderate or extreme cases, including cases that necessary hospitalization, guardians should counsel a doctor prior to booking an arrangement.

Dr. Al Khaja said the DHA offices that give the vaccine to this classification include: Latifa Women and Children Hospital, Hatta Hospital and Al Barsha, Al Mizhar and Zabeel Primary Healthcare Centers.

The vaccine is likewise accessible at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital. Guardians can call the hospital straightforwardly to book an immunization appointment.


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