Kuwait has authorised emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday.
Kuwait's Health Ministry has announced the news after a thorough review of the safety and quality specifications of the vaccine, reports Khaleej Times.
A joint committee of the medicine registration and supervision department and the public health department for the evaluation and registration of vaccines, has approved emergency use of the vaccine, Dr Abdullah Al-Bader, Assistant Undersecretary for Pharmaceutical and Food Supervision, said, "The committee also reviewed results of clinical trials."
Al Bader emphasized that MoH would closely follow the safety of the vaccine following its use to ensure well-being of the public.
So far, US, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and UK have authorised the use of Pfizer's vaccine.