Jordan journalist detained over Covid vaccine story released on bail

Jordan authorities have released on bail a journalist, jailed last week for publishing a story on the Covid-19 vaccine, according to local reports on Tuesday. Jamal Haddad, editor of news website Al-Wakaai, was detained on Thursday after alleging that government officials received vaccines for the Covid-19 virus, which is sweeping through the kingdom. Jordan has ordered a million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine with the first shipment due to arrive next month or February, according to the kingdom’s health ministry. Haddad was jailed last week by state security for breaking the Prevention …

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