RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia is set to receive three million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine by the end of May, according to Al Arabiya’s correspondent in Riyadh.
Pfizer will supply Saudi Arabia one million doses of the vaccine by the end of February 2021, the correspondent reported citing officials at the Saudi Ministry of Health, adding that the Kingdom is expected to approve other vaccines after undergoing tests.
Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug Authority gave its approval for the registration of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the Kingdom after a comprehensive review.
As of Sunday, more than 700,000 people have registered so far to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Saudi Arabia, according to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health.
The Saudi – led coalition fighting Houthi forces in Yemen said on Tuesday it had destroyed an explosive drone fired towards Khamis Mushait in the south of Saudi Arabia. A military spokesman for the Iran – aligned Houthi group then said they had fired a drone at and hit Abha International Airpot, which is near … More Saudi – Led Coalition Says It Intercepts Houthi Drone Fired At Southern Saudi Arabia
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