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Israel to receive initial shipment of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine | ReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters)

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Israel to receive initial shipment of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine | ReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters)

Israel to receive initial shipment of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine | ReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters)

Israel will receive an initial shipment of Pfizer Inc coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said, a day earlier than first announced.Pfizer and its partner BioNTech last month agreed to provide Israel with 8 million doses of the vaccine, which Britain became the first country to administer on Tuesday.The prime minister’s office said in a statement Netanyahu would be at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion airport when a plane carrying the first shipment of the vaccine lands later on Wednesday.Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen said earlier this week a first batch of vaccines would arrive in Israel on Thursday to be administered on the elderly and other high-risk populations.Israeli media reported Wednesday’s shipment would be small and used in a trial run to test transportation and storage procedures, while a larger batch containing 110,000 doses would arrive on Thursday.Israel, with a population of 9 million, has reported 347,497 coronavirus cases and 2,925 deaths.#manchesterunited#HealthForAll#HealthBroadcastingService#GlobalHealth#Covid-19#coronavirus#Health#paulpogba#ukcoronavirus#HealthBroadcastingServiceInPublicHealthPartnership#rochellewalensky#rashidajones#chargers#sevillavsrealmadrid#spotify2020#dangable#extraterrestriallife#vaccine#davidllander#ava#greysanatomy#chelseavsleedsunited#buffalobills#euromillions#softbank#ncis#geesixfive#juventusfchttps://uk.reuters.com/…/health-coronavirus-israel…

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