Informed sources in the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health confirmed that the ministry is working on determining ways to receive the Pfizer vaccine for Corona, and other vaccines after its arrival late this year and the first quarter of 2021, indicating that it is working to expand the scope of receiving more than one segment in the first phase of the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine. And based on the quantity that will arrive in the country later.
The sources ruled out imposing fees on residents to receive Corona vaccines, if they are available according to the initial agreements with the companies producing them, noting that the ministry takes into account Law No. 8 of 1969 on health precautions to prevent communicable diseases and its recent amendments, pointing out that the next meetings of the ministry officials will set Priority is for the segments that will receive the vaccines and places to be given, according to prior dates through the automated system.
She indicated that the targeted segments and citizens have priority in receiving Corona vaccinations before residents, pointing out that the elderly, people with risk factors, people with special needs, medical staff and nursing staff in health facilities and workers in the first grades, will be given vaccines in their early stages, before graduating to other groups.