Dubai allows women breastfeeding, planning to conceive to get Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Authorities to cut the time frame of vaccine eligibility for those who have previously contracted COVID-19 to 10 days from three months

  
 

DUBAI: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said Saturday it will allow women who are breastfeeding and those planning to get pregnant to take the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

The DHA said the step was in line with the latest international studies and guidelines on coronavirus vaccines, according to a Twitter post by the Dubai Media Office.

The authority also announced that it was going to cut the time frame of vaccine eligibility for those who have previously contracted COVID-19 to 10 days from three months.

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