UAE COVID vaccine eligibility: Minimum age to get jab now 16

The announcement comes as MoHAP today expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility in line with the UAE's proactive policy

  
A healthcare worker draws the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a vial at Mission Commons assisted living community in Redlands, California, U.S., January 15, 2021.

A healthcare worker draws the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a vial at Mission Commons assisted living community in Redlands, California, U.S., January 15, 2021.

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ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said all UAE citizens and residents aged 16 and above who are eligible for vaccination are now included in National Vaccination Programme against COVID-19.

The announcement comes as MoHAP today expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility in line with the UAE's proactive policy to ensure the health and safety of all community members.

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