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S. Korea is to get 700,000 COVID-19 vaccines doses from Israel



July 6, 2021

SEOUL/JERUSALEM, July 6 (Reuters) – South Korea said it will receive 700,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s (PFE.N) coronavirus vaccine from Israel on loan this week, in an attempt to speed up immunisation following a surge in infections around the capital Seoul.

More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases were reported as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, the highest since December and hundreds more than the 746 cases posted on Monday, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korean government health officials.

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