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Ministry of Health dismisses reports about receiving vaccinations from Israel

RAMALLAH, The Palestinian Ministry of Health dismissed last night reports by Israeli media outlets that it had received any COVID-19 vaccinations from Israel.

The ministry said in a statement that it had been approached by non-governmental Israeli companies that offered an initial 20 vaccinations for experimentation by the Ministry of Health, a matter which was utterly rejected by the latter.

It said the government was actively seeking to purchase vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, and that it has reached out to many companies to purchase these approved vaccines.

The ministry pointed out that the vaccines will be available in Palestine next February, and that they will be optional and charge-free for citizens.

 

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency