Israel signs up with Pfizer for 8million doses for COVID-19 vaccines

November 15, 2020 by J-Wire
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The State of Israel and Pfizer have signed an agreement regarding the supply of eight million vaccine doses, which will be sufficient for four million residents.

COVID-19 quarantine. Credit: Pixabay.

Signing for Israel on Friday were Health Ministry Director-General Prof. Chezy Levy and Health Ministry Accountant Hassan Ismail. Signing for Pfizer was Regional President of International Developed Markets (Vaccine Division) Janine Small.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein welcome the successful conclusion of negotiations with Pfizer, which will bring eight million vaccine doses for four million citizens of Israel.

Pfizer Chairman and CEO Dr. Albert Bourla said: “Having just reached a critical milestone in our vaccine development program, the world is beginning to feel a sense of hope that a potential vaccine could actually help end this devastating global pandemic. Today we finalized a critical supply agreement with the government of Israel that will provide the Israeli people with access to a COVID-19 vaccine once approved by regulatory authorities.”

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