The Palestinian Ministry of Well being immediately launched a nationwide vaccination marketing campaign in opposition to coronavirus.
Sufferers deemed most in danger had been inoculated within the first part of the rollout of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccination, with former Palestinian Authority Minister of Well being, Dr. Riyad Al-Zanoun, amongst the primary to obtain the injection.
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Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Well being Dr. Medhat Muheisen stated this stage is necessary as a part of efforts being made to confront the coronavirus pandemic and dampen the outbreak curve.
Medical workers will probably be among the many first to obtain the two,000 doses of the vaccine which had been allowed into Gaza late final week, days after it was because of arrive because of Israeli occupation forces blocking the switch of the doubtless life-saving medicine.
The Israeli regime has allowed a small cargo of Sputnik V vaccines to succeed in the Gaza Strip after coming below heavy strain by human rights organizations.
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The vaccines had been donated by Russia. Calls have been made for Palestinians to register for the vaccine by way of the Sehaty app. The UAE has despatched Gaza an extra 20,000 doses.
(MEMO, PC, Social Media)