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Israel said set to start administering 4th COVID shots on Sunday

A vial of Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine is seen at a Clalit health clinic in Jerusalem on August 8, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
A vial of Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine is seen at a Clalit health clinic in Jerusalem on August 8, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

Israel is expected to begin administering fourth doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, Channel 12 news reports.

According to the network, health maintenance organizations have been instructed to gear up to begin giving the additional booster shots to those over 60, the immunocompromised and healthcare workers.

The decision to offering fourth shots, which was recommended by an advisory panel, must still be approved by Health Ministry Director-General Nachman Ash.

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