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Qatar starts administering 2nd dose of COVID vaccine

Qatar starts administering 
2nd dose of COVID vaccine

Tribune News Network
Doha
Qatar has started administering the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Wednesday.
“Today [Wednesday, the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine was given to people who already received the first dose on December 23. The first two people who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Qatar -- Dr Abdullah Al Kubaisi and Dr Mohammad Harb Frazat -- were given the second dose at Al Wajba health center,” the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a tweet.
“We urge all people who have taken the first dose of the vaccine to take the second dose on the specified date, while continuing to adhere to the precautionary measures,” it added.
Qatar started the vaccination drive on December 23, 2020 and the second dose of the vaccine is given after three weeks. The first phase of the vaccination drive will continue until January 31.