Provide Corona vaccines “for free” in community pharmacies


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The Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, announced that vaccines against the emerging corona virus will soon be available in community pharmacies for free, and Al-Rabiah said in statements to Al-Arabiya: “We will provide vaccines in community pharmacies for free.”

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has authorized the use of the British company, AstraZeneca, vaccine against Coronavirus (Covid-19). The decision included allowing it to be imported based on the data provided to it, after reviewing it in all its details according to an accurate scientific methodology.

And the Ministry of Health announced that it will give only one dose of the emerging anti-corona virus vaccine to those who have been previously infected with the virus, and the dose will be 6 months after their recovery, according to the decision of the National Committee for Infectious Diseases.

The official spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Muhammad Al-Abd Al-Aali, confirmed, earlier, that the acceleration of the curve of confirmed infections has become less than it was, and that this does not mean reassurance, but rather continues adherence to precautionary measures, leading to achieving positive effects, and indicated that health services are continuing through All centers and facilities affiliated with the Ministry of Health, especially providing consultations and examinations.

The health spokesperson warned that anti-virus vaccines have proven effective in protecting individuals, and that “everything that was published about deaths or severe symptoms about vaccines was such as false and inaccurate information,” and “We will have an expansion in giving vaccines to all segments of society. Vaccines in the Kingdom are free for all, and in the coming stages we will be present in all regions of the Kingdom, with higher absorption and speed.

The Ministry of Health called on community members to benefit from the services of “Tatman” clinics, which it has prepared to serve everyone who feels the symptoms of Corona (high temperature, shortness of breath, chest pain, coughing, sore throat, diarrhea, loss of sense of smell and taste), and to provide them with the necessary medical care and treatment. She explained that the clinics can be visited without booking an appointment, and they are found in some health centers and some hospitals in all regions of the Kingdom, and they work around the clock, and some for 16 hours, seven days a week.

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