Sinovac and Sinopharm at the moment are authorised for use in Saudi Arabia. Earlier, the Kingdom had permitted 4 vaccines to be used: Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, and Oxford-AstraZeneca.
Those that had accomplished their immunisation routine with Sinopharm or Sinovac might be permitted into the Kingdom if they’d obtained a booster shot of a vaccine that was permitted within the nation, in line with the Saudi Ministry of Well being.
“Within the occasion of giving approval to every other vaccines, it is going to be introduced on the time by the official channels permitted by the Ministry of Well being and the Saudi Meals and Drug Authority (SFDA),” the ministry stated in a press release.
In one other growth, Pakistan welcomed the choice of the Saudi authorities to permit direct journey from Pakistan to the Kingdom.