UAE - Health official calls on volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials
Friday, 07 24 2020, Category: Health, Country: U.A.E
The Chairman of Abu Dhabi's Department of Health today called on more volunteers to take part in the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials currently underway in Abu Dhabi.
Abdullah bin Mohamed Al Hamed said in a statement on Thursday that by being a part of this clinical trial, volunteers will have the chance to significantly impact not only their own community, but also the global healthcare community by extension.
"Those who participate in the trials will support the noble efforts to address one of the biggest health challenges that the world has faced during the 21st century," he said.
"I would like to personally call on all UAE residents and citizens in Abu Dhabi to volunteer, if they are able to do so."
The Health official noted that it is the UAE leadership's wisdom and guidance which has led to the nation being selected to carry out Phase III of the clinical trials for a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
He said, "I firmly believe that countries are distinguished by their rulers.
Source: Emirates News Agency