Saudi Arabia starts COVID-19 vaccination of teenagers aged 12-18 with Pfizer drug: Ministry

Cairo : The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry has announced the start of the COVID-19 vaccination of teenagers aged 12-18 years with the Pfizer drug.

“The Health Ministry announces the start of the coronavirus vaccination of those aged 12-18 years with the Pfizer drug,” the ministry wrote on its Twitter page on late Sunday.

The country has already used more than 17 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 181.04 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 3.92 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.