In the video, Dubai Health is implementing a mechanism to monitor and follow up those who have received the Covid-19 vaccine

The Dubai Health Authority stated that it is implementing a mechanism to monitor and follow up those who have received the Covid-19 vaccine, which begins with them being observed within 20 minutes of taking the vaccine at one of the authority’s centers, and the observation process continues until the second dose is obtained, and continues after the completion of the two doses, in order to monitor any Effects to which vaccine recipients may be exposed.

The Executive Director of the Supportive Medical Services and Nursing Services Sector and Chair of the Steering Committee for the Vaccination of "Covid-19" at the authority, Dr. Farida Al-Khaja, told "Emirates Today" that the monitoring and follow-up mechanism implemented by the authority aims to ensure that no side effects appear for vaccine recipients, confirming To date, none of those vaccinated have been detected or reported to have any symptoms or health problems.

Al-Khaja emphasized the safety and great effectiveness of the vaccine, calling on all members of society targeted in the first stage to take the initiative to take the vaccine without hesitation, to support the state's efforts to combat the disease and eliminate it.

The vaccination campaign is carried out in two phases, the first starting on December 23 last year, targeting priority groups of citizens and residents, in categories that include senior citizens, elderly residents, people with chronic diseases, members of the first line of defense and vital jobs, while the second phase targets all segments Society, Al-Khaja stated that the authority aims to achieve community immunity, by covering at least 70% of the emirate’s population, adding that the vaccine is safe and effective to prevent “Covid-19”, calling on all groups of society, especially the priority ones, to take the initiative to take it.

"Given the health risks of the disease, and the possibility of infection again, those recovering from it after infection must take the vaccine," Al-Khaja said, noting that so far there is no information about the percentage and duration of protection after infection with the virus, as some evidence indicates that natural immunity may It does not last long, and the acquired natural immunity differs from one person to another.

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