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Israel to offer 3rd dose of Pfizer jab to elderly - report

Israel's health authorities plan to offer a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. to its citizens over 60 years of age, Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation's news branch, Kan News, reported on Thursday.

According to the report, vaccination with the booster dose is planned to start on Sunday, August 1.

The decision was made in order to limit the spread of the virus' more contagious Delta variant among the at-risk group, the report concluded.

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