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Oman’s health ministry issues license to import Pfizer COVID vaccine

Syringes are seen in front of displayed Biontech and Pfizer logos in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. (Reuters)
Syringes are seen in front of displayed Biontech and Pfizer logos in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. (Reuters)
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16 Dec 2020 03:12:20 GMT9
16 Dec 2020 03:12:20 GMT9

Arab News

DUBAI: Oman’s health ministry has issued a licence to import the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech against the novel coronavirus, the state-run TV channel said on Tuesday. 

Oman joins neighbors Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain in allowing the vaccine, which the companies have said is 95% effective in preventing illness.

The total COVID-19 cases in the country have reached 126,240 including 118048 recoveries and 1471 deaths, according to the ministry of health. 

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