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Israel transfers thousands of vaccines to Palestinians


February 12, 2021

(JNS) — Israel on Monday transferred 2,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the Palestinian Authority, according to Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories.

The Moderna vaccines are to be used by medical personnel caring for coronavirus patients, said the P.A. Ministry of Health, wrote Reuters. Any surplus will be administered to those over the age of 60 or who have chronic diseases, said the ministry.

Another 3,000 doses have also been earmarked for the Palestinians, said a COGAT official, according to Reuters.

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