Jordan to get 1 mln Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses: health minister

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Mon, 2020-12-28 22:33

AMMAN: Jordan has ordered one million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech novel coronavirus vaccine, with the first shipment expected at the end of January or early February, the health minister said Monday.
Jordan has recorded 289,748 cases of the COVID-19 disease, including 3,778 deaths, and the numbers continue to rise daily.
“Jordan will receive one million vaccines from Pfizer-BionNTech in instalments from January or early February,” said Health Minister Nazir Obeidat in remarks carried by the state-run Petra news agency.

A member of the Jordanian health ministry’s epidemiological investigation team takes a random nasal swab to test for coronavirus, from a man leaving the King Abdullah I mosque following the Friday noon prayers, in the capital Amman, on Dec. 18, 2020. (AFP)
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