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A new batch of Pfizer vaccine will be delivered to Israel on August 1

11.07.2021 125 просмотров

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that South Korea "examined and approved" 700,000 doses of Pfizer, which Israel transferred to it as part of the "world's first vaccine exchange deal," and now the Israeli side will receive 700,000 doses of the vaccine in return.

The next batch of vaccine from the American company Pfizer will arrive in Israel on August 1. Naftali Bennet, the Prime Minister of the Jewish State, announced this on Sunday at the weekly meeting of the Israeli government.

Last night we closed the deal to deliver the next batch of vaccine [to Israel] on August 1st. Together with the existing stocks, this ensures that from now on a permanent supply of vaccines in the State of Israel,” the Prime Minister’s office circulated the statements.

Naftali Bennet also informed the ministers that the Republic of Korea “has studied and approved » 700 thousand doses of the Pfizer drug that Israel transferred to it as part of the "world's first vaccine exchange deal", and now the Israeli side "will receive 700 thousand doses of the vaccine in return to ensure a constant supply of drugs in Israel." On July 6, the Prime Minister's office informed that it was a transfer to South Korea of drugs that expire at the end of July, and that Israel intends to receive them back from Pfizer against the supply to Seoul in the fall of 2021.

Israelis vaccinated with Pfizer started December 20 last year. According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, nearly 5.73 million Israelis have received the first dose so far, and 5.19 million have received the second dose, representing more than 56% of the country's total population of 9.3 million.

Naftali Bennett said speaking at a government meeting on Sunday that more than 200,000 Israelis were vaccinated in June 2021 alone.

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