As of January 10, some 1.2 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have already been administered to the citizens and residents in the UAE. As the authorities urged the public to get vaccinated, there is, however, a number of sectors that are not qualified to receive the vaccine against the coronavirus.
As per the Dubai Health Authority, the following categories are ineligible to get the vaccine in the UAE:
1. Nursing mothers
2. Pregnant women
3. Children under the age of 18 years
4. People with immunodeficiency diseases
5. Those who are allergic to any vaccine, food, medicine, or substance or those who carry self-injectable adrenaline.
6. Women planning to become pregnant within the near future (3 months before taking the vaccine).
“Inform your doctor about any medication you are taking and of any medication that you are allergic to it,” DHA said.