Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive as physician, 87, gets first jab

SourceArab News
SectorHealthcare
CountryJordan

Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive as physician, 87, gets first jab Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive as physician, 87, gets first jab 1 / 4 Dawood Hananiah, receives the first COVID-19 vaccine in Jordan, at a medical center in Amman. (Reuters) 2 / 4 An elderly man receives a vaccination against COVID-19 in Salt, Jordan. (Raed Omari) 3 / 4 Pic 3: Patients are vaccinated against COVID-19 in Salt, Jordan on the first day of the kingdom’s inoculation campaign. (Raed Omari) 4 / 4 The first injections were given at hospitals and other health care facilities, after the authorities designated 29 vaccination centers across Jordan.

(AP) Short Url Updated 5 min 53 sec ago Raed Omari Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive as physician, 87, gets first jab Dawood Hanania urges Jordanians to follow suit to help country bring virus cases under control Around 68,000 people will receive vaccine in campaign’s first phase Updated 5 min 53 sec ago Raed Omari Follow @arabnews AMMAN: An 87-year-old former army physician on Wednesday received the first shot in Jordan’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination program. Retired Lt. Gen. Dawood Hanania was given his jab at 8 a.m. at a vaccination center in the Jubaihah neighborhood of the capital Amman, signaling the start of a mass immunization effort to curb the spread of the...read more...