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Sputnik V vaccines arrive in Gaza

RT, 18 Feb 2021
The first batch of Russian #SputnikV coronavirus #vaccines arrived in #Gaza City on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Health in Ramallah had sent 2,000 vaccine doses in refrigerated trucks through the Kerem Shalom commercial crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, these were then placed in the appropriate cold storage by the ministry ahead of the expected distribution on Sunday morning, according to spokesperson Ashraf Al Qidra.

Al Qidra noted that the vaccine would initially be "allocated ot the groups most at risk," listing organ transplant patients, dialysis patients, and the elderly as primary vaccination priority groups, while he also explained that more vaccines were expected to arrive tomorrow.

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