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Libya contracts for 12 million doses of the Corona vaccine

The head of the scientific and advisory committee to combat the Corona virus in Libya, Khalifa Al-Bakoush, announced that 12 million doses of vaccine against Corona have been contracted, the first batch of which will arrive by the end of next March.

"We will soon receive about 12 million doses in batches to prevent Corona virus," Al-Bakoush said - during a press conference reported by Al-Wasat portal, adding, "We have contracted with 4 companies to import vaccines, while the first batch will arrive at the end of March."

He continued, "We assure the Libyans that the vaccinations will arrive soon," stressing that the delay in bringing vaccinations is due to the closure imposed by the European Union.

Al-Bakoush indicated that it was agreed that the National Center for Disease Control would vaccinate because of its experience in this field, and in cooperation with the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Ministry of Health, stressing that registration in the vaccination system against Corona will be opened at the beginning of March.