Saudi health ministry to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for groups most at-risk

The total number of vaccine jabs that had be given so far exceeds 44mln doses

  
A Saudi man gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 17, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

A Saudi man gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 17, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s health ministry said Sunday it has started giving booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine to age groups that are most at-risk.

The ministry mentioned that more than 21 million people in the kingdom have already received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

It also noted that the total number of vaccine jabs that had be given so far exceeds 44 million doses.

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