After the United Kingdom, Bahrain also approved the use of corona vaccine.
After the US company Pfizer and the German company Bio-Tech approved the use of corona vaccination Bahrain has become the second country in the world to approve the use of corona vaccine after United Kingdom.
Earlier, for the first time in the world, United Kingdom has approved the widespread use of Corona vaccine by these companies and the vaccination in the United Kingdom will start from next week.
Bahrain’s National Health Authority says the corona vaccine will be given to high-risk groups first.
According to Arab media, officials have not yet said how many vaccines Bahrain has purchased and when the vaccination process will begin.
According to Arab media, Bahrain has already approved the use of Chinese vaccines for emergencies.
The head of Bahrain’s National Health Regulatory Authority said the Pfizer and Biotech vaccines would be important in the country’s response to corona.
According to government officials, 87,000 cases of corona have been reported in Bahrain, which has a population of 1.6 million, and 341 deaths have been reported so far, while more than 85,000 people have recovered from the virus.
Bio-tech, on the other hand, says the company has so far signed 570 million dose contracts worldwide for next year, including the option to deliver another 600 doses.
The company expects to supply at least 1.3 billion vaccines by 2021.