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Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Old Jan 12th 2021, 4:16 am
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Whole of UK now.
I wonder who is next.
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Old Jan 12th 2021, 5:33 am
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Back on topic: https://www.thenationalnews.com/uae/...shot-1.1144579
Confirming my experience last week.
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Old Jan 12th 2021, 8:34 am
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I wonder who is next.
The irony being it's the same Essex mob who brought the strain here that are going to whine about the new quarantine.

Wankers.
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 5:03 pm
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I'm in AD - there's a major push here to get all retail and government workers vaccinated, which means giant queues everywhere. Walk-ins are now effectively impossible unless you are prepared to spend 6 hours waiting in a non-socially-distanced line.
I recommend SEHA Bahia for you. Its out in the sticks so not so busy. i got my 2nd dose a couple of weeks back and was in and out in under 1 hour.
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I recommend SEHA Bahia for you. Its out in the sticks so not so busy. i got my 2nd dose a couple of weeks back and was in and out in under 1 hour.
Or try SEHA Al Falah, get there about 7:15am and do a walk in appointment.
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Some folk are reportedly being turned away for the second shot in Abu Dhabi, lack of vaccine at some clinics. You are to go to the same clinic for both doses.
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15 minutes in and out at Al Ittihad yesterday
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Old Jan 21st 2021, 1:25 am
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22% of the UAE now have had the first jab and running at almost 100k people per day.
Well done.
Hopefully see some meaningful drops in cases and hospitalisation in the next month.
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronav...-last-24-hours
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Meanwhile DHA are cancelling all non essential surgery. Could be due to medics being required on other tasks?
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Meanwhile DHA are cancelling all non essential surgery. Could be due to medics being required on other tasks?
and potentially beds and equipment according to an article I read yesterday.

Anyone interested in Pfizer vaccine, Mediclinic now have supplies and offering it ..... this was announced on their corporate news online, although the article has since been taken offline due getting bombarded with calls.
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Now being reported that up to 35% of the adult population has received at least one jab.
That is a serious number which should be showing through in reduced case numbers over the next month.
The article speaks of around 100-200k jabs each day. At that rate 70% of the adult population fully vaccinated ( the lowest needed for the mythical herd immunity) could be in sight in 2-3 months.
In another article I read that being fully vaccinated gets you an exemption from doing frequent PCR tests. Could be a useful model in other countries to encourage take up.

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronav...ed-in-24-hours
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Mate got his AZ one today, first jab. Took about 90mins at place, said it was rammed but not bad.
20mins observation afters and job done.
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Mate got his AZ one today, first jab. Took about 90mins at place, said it was rammed but not bad.
20mins observation afters and job done.
Under what exception did he manage to get it?
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Now being reported that up to 35% of the adult population has received at least one jab.
That is a serious number which should be showing through in reduced case numbers over the next month.
The article speaks of around 100-200k jabs each day. At that rate 70% of the adult population fully vaccinated ( the lowest needed for the mythical herd immunity) could be in sight in 2-3 months.
In another article I read that being fully vaccinated gets you an exemption from doing frequent PCR tests. Could be a useful model in other countries to encourage take up.

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronav...ed-in-24-hours
As I understand it having the vaccine marker on your Al-Hosn app only remains if you keep having tests. I’m not sure of the benefit of that beyond slightly easier border crossing to AD.

Was reading earlier that Thailand may open up more to those that have been vaccinated. I think this will be become more and more common and harder to travel without a jab.
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...and harder to travel without a jab.
That is a given. What you need to consider is that not all jabs are created equally in the eyes of world politics. Think carefully where you want to travel to and what may or may not be acceptable: trade wars and geopolitical considerations are real.


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