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Qatar Ministry of Health approves Sputnik V for arrivals in the country

04.10.2021 57 просмотров

Conditionally approved vaccine status means that individuals who receive two doses of such a vaccine and then, at least 14 days later, one dose of Pfizer and BioNTech or Moderna vaccine will be considered fully vaccinated.


The Qatari authorities have included the Russian vaccine against the new coronavirus Sputnik V, as well as the drug from the Chinese company Sinovac & nbsp; in the list of approved for arrivals in the territory of the emirate. The Qatari Ministry of Health announced this in a statement posted on its website on Sunday.

“The Ministry of Health announces several updates to its policy regarding travel from Qatar and arrivals in the emirate amid the [novel coronavirus disease] pandemic. COVID-19.  Sputnik V and Sinovac have been added to the list of conditionally approved vaccines,” the report emphasizes. , after at least 14 days, one dose of the vaccine of the American company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech or the American drug Moderna will be considered fully vaccinated.

In addition, those vaccinated with two conditionally approved drugs must pass a serological test before traveling to Qatar (blood test to detect antibodies to coronavirus), and do this no earlier than 14 days after receiving the second dose.

The new rules, which will come into force on October 6, also note that, based on local and international epidemic indicators, to the so-called red and green lists of countries (depending on the level of the pandemic), a “special red list” of the state in the most difficult situation with COVID-19.

Nationals and residents of the emirate, as well as foreigners, before traveling to Qatar, still need to fill out a registration form on the website of the Ministry of Health or on a special platform www.ehteraz.gov.qa, where to attach all the necessary documents. An exception is now made for people who have been vaccinated with approved drugs and come from 11 countries on the green list, which includes, among others, Australia, Canada, Germany, Latvia, New Zealand, Poland and Romania. Russia is currently on the red list.

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