Coronavirus: Oman to receive first batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine


Oman is set to receive its first batch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 30, the Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases Control at the Ministry of Health, Badr bin Said al-Rawahi, announced on Monday.

The announcement ‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏was published on Oman’s Ministry of Health official Twitter account for the efforts of countering COVID-19.

The vaccine will be administered in two doses, al-Rawahi said, the second to be given 21 days after the first dose.

Earlier this month, Oman’s health ministry issued a license to import the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech against the novel coronavirus, the sultanate’s state-run TV channel reported.

Al Arabiya English

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