COVID-19 vaccine: UAE announces Pfizer, Sputnik booster shots for all eligible adults

The booster shots can be taken six months after the second dose

  
A vial labelled "Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine" is seen in this illustration picture taken May 2, 2021.

A vial labelled "Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine" is seen in this illustration picture taken May 2, 2021.

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced booster shots of Pfizer-BioNTech and Sputnik vaccines for all residents aged 18 and over.

The booster doses can be taken six months after the second dose.

Previously, only some categories of residents were eligible for Pfizer and Sputnik booster shots.

Sinopharm booster shots are available to eligible residents six months after the second dose.

 

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