TEL AVIV—The Palestinian Authority on Friday pulled out of a swap of
-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine with Israel, citing issues about the high-quality of an preliminary shipment.
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister
said 90,000 doses Israel had despatched of the before long-to-expire Pfizer vaccine would be returned. The shipment from Israel was to be the very first of the up to 1.four million doses that the Palestinian Authority would acquire. In return, the Palestinians would ship an equivalent quantity to the Israeli governing administration later in the year, after receiving a new shipment from Pfizer.
The Palestinian Authority scrapped the offer after its specialized gurus examined the batch and concluded the doses had been much too near to expiration. Mr. Shtayyeh said his governing administration would wait around for the Pfizer shipment later in the year.
“It grew to become distinct to us they did not conform to the