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Bahrain becomes second country to authorize COVID-19 vaccine of Pfizer-BioNTech

On Friday, the Bahrain government announced the approval of the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine of Pfizer-BioNTech. Mariam al-Jalahma, CEO of the National Health Regulatory Authority of Bahrain said, “The approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will add a further important layer to the kingdom’s national Covid-19 response.” However, it is yet not clear when the country would begin the rollout of the vaccine. On Wednesday, UK had announced that it has approved the COVID-19 vaccine of Pfizer-BioNTech and will start rolling it out next week. Bahrain had also approved the use of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine on frontline healthcare workers in November.

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