The first Pfizer covid vaccines land in Israel

PM Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein were on hand at Ben Gurion airport when the first Pfizer coronavirus vaccines was flown in on Wednesday morning. Netanyahu offered to receive the first shot. The first batch of 1,000 doses is to the logistics for the use of a two-shot vaccine that requires refrigeration at minus 70 degrees. Another 110,000 doses are due on Thursday, and 400,000 on Friday. Next week, more than a million doses are due to be delivered by three American flights and an Israeli plane.

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