Dubai expands vaccine campaign to include breastfeeding women, other groups

MENA

Published: 2021-04-17 15:14

Last Updated: 2021-05-14 17:05


Source: Healthcare IT News
Source: Healthcare IT News

The Dubai Media Office quoted the Health Authority as saying that it will now welcome breastfeeding women and women who want to become pregnant to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. 

The media office said on Twitter that this is "in accordance with the latest medical protocols in force regarding COVID-19 vaccines around the world."

The office added that it will now also vaccinate people previously infected with COVID-19 10 days after the infection, provided that he/she is not showing any symptoms. 

Formerly, those previously infected had to wait three months to be vaccinated.