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VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

France donates 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Lebanon

France donates 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Lebanon

France donated 500,000 Pfizer vaccines. (Credit: Nicolas Tucat/AFP)

BEIRUT — France handed over half a million Pfizer vaccines to Lebanon on Thursday, the country's ambassador Anne Grillo announced on Twitter.

Here’s what we know:

    • The donation came a day after Health Minister Firass Abiad announced new measures aimed at tackling the rising numbers of new COVID-19 cases in Lebanon and the spread of the new Omicron variant globally.

    • On Monday, Lebanon received a donation of 300,000 Sinopram vaccines, 100 hospital beds and 100 ventilators from China.


BEIRUT — France handed over half a million Pfizer vaccines to Lebanon on Thursday, the country's ambassador Anne Grillo announced on Twitter.Here’s what we know:    • The donation came a day after Health Minister Firass Abiad announced new measures aimed at tackling the rising numbers of new COVID-19 cases in Lebanon and the spread of the new Omicron variant globally. ...