Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces a “tremendous breakthrough” in obtaining additional Pfizer vaccines. The new deal with the company will allow Israel to vaccinate all of its citizens over 16 by the end of March, says Netanyahu, “and perhaps before.”
The agreement will seemingly avert a slowdown of Israel’s vaccine drive.
“I am excited to announce a tremendous breakthrough, a breakthrough that will take us out of the Corona and bring us back to life,” Netanyahu said in a statement to the media.
“We will be the first country to emerge from the corona crisis. The agreement I reached with Pfizer allows us to vaccinate all Israeli citizens over the age of 16 until the end of March and perhaps even before that. We will vaccinate all the relevant populations and anyone who wants to can be vaccinated. “
The vaccination campaign will be called ‘Returning to Life’ and the order of the vaccinators will be published soon.
“The first plane is scheduled to arrive as early as Sunday and will be in a series [of deliveries].
“Israel will share with Pfizer, with all of humanity, the statistics that will help develop strategies to defeat the corona virus. We can do this because our health care system is among the most advanced in the world,” the prime minister added.
“On the next Passover Eve, if there are no surprises,” Israelis can celebrate with their families, he says.
“Israel is returning to normal life”, says Netanyahu. He urges all Israelis to observe the lockdown rules.
Source: Arutz Sheva