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PA begins virus vaccinations after receiving batch from Israel

The Palestinian Authority began vaccinating medical teams on Tuesday after the first batch of vaccines was delivered by Jerusalem.

The Palestinian Authority (PA) began administering COVID-19 vaccines received from Israel on Tuesday, as some US lawmakers continue to comment on Israel’s vaccination policy vis-a-vis the Palestinians.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health began administering the vaccine to frontline medical workers in the West Bank, the PA-run WAFA News Agency reported. Israel gave 5,000 vaccines to the PA this week, according to The Associated Press. WAFA did not report where the vaccines came from.

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