Israel becomes first country to offer third COVID vaccine dose

Published: Jul 30, 2021, 06:35 PM(IST) WION Video Team
Health maintenance organizations on Friday started administering a third COVID-19 vaccine shot to the elderly, making Israel the first country in the world to do so. Israel’s decision to begin administering third doses came amid a struggle to contain a recent wave of coronavirus infections that has seen case numbers rocket from just dozens a day a month ago, to an average daily caseload of over 2,000 this week.
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