SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 18 January 2022, Tuesday |

Abyad: “Vaccine protects life.”

Minister of Public Health, Firas Abyad, explained on his Twitter account that the basic thing is that a large number of unvaccinated people are in hospitals, while vaccinators are in their homes.

He said, “The vaccine protects life because the infections are less severe among those vaccinated.”

It is noteworthy that Abyad previously pointed out that “the rise in the number of infections reflects a widespread societal spread of the virus, and is due to the spread of the rapidly transmitting Omicron mutated, and the gatherings that the festive season is witnessing.”
Yesterday, Friday, the Ministry of Health recorded in its daily report 4,290 new cases within 24 hours, in addition to 17 deaths