| 12 December 2023, Tuesday |

The Minister of Health: A large number of citizens did not show awareness of preventive measures

The Minister of Health, Firas Al-Abyad, pointed out that “we must admit that there are a large number of citizens who did not show the required awareness in implementing preventive measures, especially in the crisis situation of the state. It is more restrictive,” noting that “it is possible that the teams of the Ministry of Tourism were unable to take note of all the gatherings, and the security services accompanied them in this regard.”

In a television interview, in his comment on the “Pfizer Marathon”, which was launched by the Ministries of Health and Education, tomorrow and the day after, Abyad indicated, “We do not obligate anyone to the vaccine, and what obligates them to the vaccine is their love for safety, and the safety of themselves and their families,” stressing that “we encourage everyone.” to immunize themselves, and tomorrow there is a chance for that.”

Earlier, the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced, in a joint statement, the organization of a “Pfizer marathon” to vaccinate students, the educational sector, and anyone who wishes to receive the vaccine (from 11 years of age and above, any births). 2009 and below), on Saturday and Sunday, January 8 and 9, from eight in the morning until three in the afternoon; This is to ensure the speedy vaccination of the educational sector and to provide a safe school return.

  • Sawt Beirut International