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Kuwait PM: COVID-19 vaccine safe to use

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Thursday that the (Pfizer/BioNTech) coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine was “safe to use” and it was approved by several international bodies.

Speaking to the press at the vaccination center in Kuwait international fairs ground, His Highness the Prime Minister affirmed that the vaccination campaign would continue for several months in the country.

He added that the vaccine had been administrated to around 2.1 million people worldwide as a measure to curb the spread of the notorious virus.

His Highness the Prime Minister thank specialized committees at the cabinet and the Health Ministry for their tremendous efforts in the last six months covering all aspects of the campaign.

He urged the population to continue social distancing measures, wearing masks and washing hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Prior to his vaccination, His Highness the Prime Minister was briefed about the campaign’s measures to safeguard the health of medical staff and citizens during the process.

His Highness was accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh and Minister of Health Dr. Basel Al-Sabah.

Source: Kuwait News Agency