Call for volunteers to be part of world first COVID-19 vaccine trial

SUPPLIED: AD MEDIA OFFICE

Volunteers who wish to participate in the world’s first phase III clinical trial of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine in Abu Dhabi can now register their details.

Up to 15,000 volunteers are being sought for the trial with a minimum of 5,000 required.

Places are open to people between the ages of 18-60 who are living in Abu Dhabi or Al Ain.

All applicants will be required to undergo a medical check-up to assess their eligibility.

The trials are being performed by Abu Dhabi-based G42 Healthcare in cooperation with China's Sinopharm CNBG, under the administration of the Department of Health- Abu Dhabi (DoH) and the UAE's Ministry of Health.

The chairman of the DoH, Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed, is the first person to participate in the trial, followed by the Acting Undersecretary of DoH, Dr. Jamal Al Kaabi.

For more information, and to register to take part, visit http://4humanity.ae.

More from Local News

Recently Played

Latest Blogs

  • PINOY BULLETIN: JULY 08 - 15, 2024

    Pinoy Expat Corner

    Welcome to Pinoy Bulletin, your go-to source for staying informed about important announcements, exciting group activities, community events, and job opportunities in the UAE!

  • PINOY BULLETIN: JULY 01 - 05, 2024

    Pinoy Expat Corner

    Welcome to Pinoy Bulletin, your go-to source for staying informed about important announcements, exciting group activities, community events, and job opportunities!

  • Viva One rising stars Krissha Viaje and Jerome Ponce look back at "Safe Skies, Archer"

    Celebs on TAG

    Viva One rising stars Krissha Viaje and Jerome Ponce look back at "Safe Skies, Archer" and their showbiz journeys. Jerome and Krissha were recently nominated in the Seoul Drama Awards 2024 Outstanding Asian Star category. Catch more of your favorite celebrity interviews and news on Tag 91.1! Listen to Tag Pack Up Na every weekday from 4pm-9pm.