Tunisia starts coronavirus vaccinations month behind plan

Tunisia launched its coronavirus vaccination campaign on Saturday, a month later than planned, with health professionals first in line, AFP correspondents reported. Around 300 nurses, doctors and other health personnel who are heavily exposed to the virus received shots during the morning at the El Menzah vaccination centre in the capital Tunis. The country received 30,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine on March 9. This initial delivery is being used to vaccinate 15,000 health professionals, said Abdelmoumen Samir, a doctor who is part of the country’s coronavirus taskforce. “With the vac…

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