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Health officials warn Israel could run out of vaccines — TV

Health officials are warning of a shortfall of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines. They are telling health providers to use the hundreds of thousands of shots arriving in Israel in the next two weeks on those who received the first dose of the vaccine, Channel 12 reports.

But the health officials are worried they won’t have vaccines for the 1.5 million Israelis who have yet to be immunized at all, the network says. Talks are ongoing with Pfizer-BioNTech to increase the supply, it says.

This week and next month, shipments of Moderna shots are set to arrive in Israel. But the health officials say the quantities are small, according to Channel 12.

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