Health minister: Israel has vaccinated nearly 500,000; there won’t be shortages

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein tells reporters that Israel has vaccinated nearly half a million people against COVID-19 in the nine days since the vaccine drive began.

“We are close to half a million vaccinated. There is no shortage and won’t be any shortage of vaccines,” says Edelstein.

Edelstein expresses hope Israel can complete the vaccination of all at-risk populations in the coming weeks.