The extensive vaccination campaign in Dubai against the deadly coronavirus will kick off today, December 23, the Dubai Media Office announced on its social media accounts.
#Dubai receives first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccines transported from Brussles to Dubai on @Emirates SkyCargo flight. The shipment was offloaded and cleared on priority basis on arrival at Emirates’ dedicated SkyPharma facility. pic.twitter.com/JDhoUzvfgA— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 22, 2020
The statement came after the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Dubai from Brussels via an Emirates cargo plane late last night.
“Vaccination will use Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine and is free of charge,” the media office noted.
As seen on the photos, the shipment was offloaded and cleared on priority basis on arrival at Emirates’ dedicated SkyPharma facility.
In a separate tweet, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced the emergency registration of the same vaccine.