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Coronavirus: Where to get the COVID-19 Sinopharm vaccine in the UAE

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The United Arab Emirates released a list on Friday of all the locations where residents and nationals can receive the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine.

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Residents across the UAE will now be able to volunteer to be vaccinated, after Abu Dhabi’s voluntary vaccination campaign was extended to include Dubai and the UAE’s five other emirates this week.

The vaccine, which was developed by China’s state-owned Sinopharm, was approved after it showed 86 percent efficacy in trials, according to regulators.

“The Sinopharm vaccine had underwent clinical trials on a large scale in the UAE in summer campaign participated by 31,000 people,” according to Weqaya, a government website launched earlier this year to raise public health awareness about coronavirus and the guidelines put in place to slow its spread.

In July, the Gulf country started Phase III clinical trials of the vaccine, developed by Beijing Institute of Biological Product, a unit of Sinopharm’s China National Biotec Group (CNBG), according to Reuters.

In September, it authorized emergency use of the vaccine for front line workers, the first such international clearance for a vaccine developed in China.

Following the vaccine’s approval for general use, residents can now visit the below clinics and health centers to get vaccinated.
Weqaya did not provide information about the cost of vaccination. According to local media outlet, an Emirates ID and a valid insurance card are required.

Dubai:

Dubai Parks and Resorts field hospital near Jebel Ali

Sharjah:

Wasit Medical Center in Sharjah

Ajman:

Al Humaidiya Center in Ajman

Umm Al Quwain:

Al Bait Metwahid center in Umm Al Quwain

Fujairah:

Murashied Medical Center in Fujairah

Abu Dhabi:

In Abu Dhabi, at hospitals run by VPS Healthcare

SEHA's Al Zafarana Center for Diagnosis and Comprehensive Examination

Al Bateen Health Center

Al Maqtaa Health Center

Mohamed bin Zayed City Health Center

Baniyas Health Center

Khalifa City Health Center

Al Falah Health Center

Al Bahia Health Center

Oud Al Tawbah Center for Diagnosis and Comprehensive Examination

Hili Health Center

Al Yahar Health Center

Al Muwaiji Health Center

Mezyad Health Center

Neama Health Center

Al Quoa Health Center

Al Hayer Health Center

Sweihan Health Center

Al Dhafra Clinic in Madinat Zayed

Madinat Zayed Hospital

Ghayathi Hospital

Al Mirfa Hospital

Delma Hospital

Al Sila Hospital

Liwa Hospital

Individuals can also be vaccinated at neighborhood councils or majlis listed below from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

Al Bateen Council

Supervisor Board

Falaj Hazaa Council (Al Ain)

Zayed City Council (Al Dhafra)

Read more:

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