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Al-Muqadami to Arraed: The total of anti-corona vaccines will be 12 million doses for Libya, and we expect the first batch to arrive next month.

A member of the Supreme Scientific Advisory Committee to Confront the Coronavirus Pandemic, Ali al-Muqaddami, said, Thursday, in the statement to Arraed, that the total amount of vaccines that will be supplied in Libya amounts to 12 million doses in batches, and that the first batches are expected to arrive during the next month.

Al-Muqaddami confirmed that they had agreed with the “Covacas” organization approved by the United Nations to distribute vaccines globally to supply the vaccine from four companies: “AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer,” indicating that the company, “Pfizer” will provide us with 55 thousand doses, which will be allocated to health workers in The first line of defense, especially those who deal with isolation and first aid.

Al-Muqaddami explained that the remainder of the quantity will be from the “AstraZenica” vaccine, which will provide us with 400 thousand vaccines, and we will try to raise the quantity to one million, as has been contracted with the American company, “Johnson & Johnson,” adding that the door is open for any suitable company to provide us with doses urgently.

Al-Muqaddami pointed out that Libya’s import of Corona vaccines depends primarily on the readiness of the Libyan state and the Libyan people to receive the vaccine.

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