Coronavirus: Hundreds of UAE pupils inoculated in school vaccination drives

SourceThe National

Some UAE private schools have started vaccination drives to ensure pupils aged 16 and above receive the Covid-19 shot.

School leaders believe immunising pupils is key to building a safe environment and helping pupils feel secure as they prepare for university.

It is not clear how many in total have received a jab but many schools have started to roll out vaccination drives.

UAE authorities have urged those aged 16 and above to take the Covid-19 vaccine to help break the chain of infection.

And principals believe the move will return a sense of normalcy and more social interaction at school campuses. more...