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Palestinian Authority ups COVID-19 vaccination drive

The PA has begun administering doses obtained through the World Health Organization and plans to receive more soon.
An elderly Palestinian man receives a shot of the Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine in the West Bank city of Nablus on March 22, 2021. - Palestinian authorities started vaccinating the elderly and those with chronic illness. (Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images)

The Palestinian Authority (PA) greatly increased its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Sunday after receiving thousands of doses via the World Health Organization.

The Palestinian Health Ministry began administering its vaccine doses obtained through the World Health Organization’s COVAX program to health workers and the elderly in the West Bank and Gaza, The Associated Press reported.

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