Emirates SkyCargo, UNICEF to transport COVID-19 vaccines

SourceGulf Insider
SectorTransport
CountryUAE

Emirates SkyCargo signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritize the transport of COVID-19 vaccines and essential medical supplies to countries around the world to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.Emirates Airline said it would make daily deliveries to countries with low storage capacities as part of an initiative to accelerate global jab distribution.Emirates SkyCargo provides services for the transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals including vaccines, the company said.International travel is likely to remain subdued until the end of 2021 as countries reintroduce tough restrictions to control COVID-19 infections.Comments Read Next3 hours agoSaudi shuts seven facilities for violating COVID-19 measures10 hours agoBahrain reports 848 new coronavirus cases, 618 recoveries22 hours agoSaudi Arabia records 314 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths1 day agoUAE reports 3,123 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths1 day agoBahrain: Second batch of Pfizer vaccine arrives1 day agoSaudi: No curfew if all follow COVID-19 protocols1 day agoSaudi: COVID-19 vaccination to resume as consignments arrive1 day agoIndia to supply COVID-19 vaccines to Canada soon1 day agoBahrain records 640 new coronavirus cases2 days agoCOVID-19 caseload reaches 137,306 in Oman ...read more...